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4.5 hours on-demand video, 6 articles

This is the place to start if you have ever dreamed of working in the field of herbalism. This course is filled with career insights and opportunities, each one more exciting than the next. There are more ways to be an herbalist then you can imagine, whether your passion is plants or people. Herbalists are the vital bridge between the two. This is truly meaningful work.

Today herbalists are very much in high demand

This course explores a wide variety of opportunities including: working with clients, herbal products entrepreneurship, medicinal plant farming, harvesting plants from the wild, teaching, writing, and more.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Introduction to the Course

    • Different Ways You Can Be an Herbalist

  • 2

    Seeing Clients as a Consulting Herbalist

    • Consulting Herbalist Introduction

    • Getting Started as a Consulting Herbalist

    • Tips for Working with Clients

    • Resources Overview

    • Online Resources

    • Additional Resources

    • Regulations for Herbal Consultants

    • Different Types of Herbalist Titles

    • How to Find Your Clients

    • Creating Space for Consultations

    • Tips for the Client Consultation

    • Informed Consent and Full Disclosure

    • What Should Be Included for Client Intake

    • Quiz

  • 3

    Making and Selling Herbal Medicine

    • Introduction to Making Herbal Medicine Products

    • Product Ideas to Make and Sell

    • Making Your Product

    • Marketing Your Product

    • Sales Channels

    • Government Compliance - Part 1

    • Government Compliance - Part 2

    • Government Compliance Links

    • Quiz

  • 4

    Growing and Harvesting Wild Medicinal Plants for Sale

    • Introduction to Growing Medicinal Plants for Sale

    • General Tips on Growing Medicinal Plants for Sale

    • What to Grow

    • Resource for What to Grow or Harvest

    • Proper Identification of Wild Plants

    • Where to Harvest Wild Plants

    • Ethical Harvest of Wild Plants

    • Harvesting Cultivated and Wildcrafted Herbs

    • Drying Cultivated and Wildcrafted Herbs

    • How to Market Your Medicinal Plants

    • Quiz

  • 5

    Teaching Herbalism as a Profession

    • Introduction to Teaching Herblism

    • What to Teach

    • Where to Teach

    • Teaching at Herbal Conferences

    • Teaching Online

    • Top Teaching Tips - Part 1

    • Top Teaching Tips - Part 2

    • How to Market and Price Your Classes

    • Giving Plant Walks

    • How to Start a Plant Walk

    • Being Prepared for Your Plant Walk

    • Explore Themes for Your Plant Walks

    • Quiz

  • 6

    Additional Herbalist Careers

    • Additional Herbalist Careers

  • 7


    • Completion


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  • Is there a certificate offered for the course?

    Yes, there is a certificate of completion for the course.

  • Is there a refund policy?

    There is a 14 day money-back guarantee.

  • Can I rewatch videos and course documents?

    Yes, you can replay the videos and re-read course documents as many times as you wish.

  • Can I take the courses on my phone?

    Yes, the course is available on any type of device including phones, computers and tablets.