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Botanical Functional Medicine – 2023

Registration Ends January 23, 2023
Start Date: Jan 2
End Date: Mar 27
Start Time: 7:00 pm
End Time: 9:00 pm

This is an online course. You can participate from anywhere you have an internet connection.

The Botanical Functional Medicine 1 course is a 12-week, interactive exploration into both functional medicine and clinical herbalism. This class is taught by Dr. Kyla Helm (MD) and Sam Coffman and is focused heavily on case studies and clinical experience in working with chronic disease using an integrative approach to medicine.This course includes assessment/diagnosis, herbal and orthodox protocols and treatments, a materia medica of over 100 herbs for specific dysfunction covered in the curriculum, nutrition, numerous case studies, homework and quizzes. This course will have up to 4 hours of video lectures and lessons per week in addition to live interactive Q&A sessions.

This is course can be taken from any location where you have an internet connection! You do not have to be in our area to participate. All course materials can be downloaded on to your computer for personal future reference. Registration will stay open until January 23rd, 2023.


Recommended prerequisite for this course is the “Clinical Nutrition” course at our school or an equivalent. Botanical Functional Medicine 1 addresses several topics to include:

  • Introduction to botanical functional medicine
  • Cellular imbalance
  • Systems biology as an approach to medicine
  • Common nutrient deficiencies
  • Fatigue and exhaustion
  • Organ system triad 1: Adrenal, Pancreas, Thyroid
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Mitochondrial dysfunction
  • Oxidative stress
  • Understanding and working with blood, urine and saliva tests

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Course materials will be available for download every Monday morning.

All live classes will be held at 7pm central time, and will be recorded and made available to enrolled students in the classroom. The exact dates of the sessions will be posted closer to the start of the course.

Course Start Date: Monday January 2nd, 2023.

Last week of classes and the release of the final exam will be the week of March 27th.

Students will have 30 days access to complete course testing and download all course materials. The course will close on April 30th.

Registration for this course will end on January 23rd, 2023.

* Clinical Nutrition will satisfy the Nutritional requirement in the Clinical Herbalist and Family Herbalist programs. View the information for this course with the link below!

Clinical Nutrition:

You can review our tuition policies here:


Regular Tuition: $515(processing fees apply)

Venmo/Check/Money Order/e-invoice Discount: $515 (No processing fees)


Clinical Nutrition + Botanical Functional Medicine. (Clinical Nutrition begins September 12th, 2022.) Students will be able to register for this bundle even after Clinical Nutrition has completed! Clinical Nutrition will be offered on-demand for students who purchase this bundle. The bundle is available until January 2nd, 2023.

View the details of Clinical Nutrition here:

Clinician Bundle is available until January 2nd, 2022 for $670 *online processing fees apply

Check/Money Order/E-invoice Bundle Discount: $670 *No processing fees apply