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GMP for Medicine Makers – 2023 Apothecarist Intensive

Registration Ends February 20, 2023
Start Date: Feb 6
End Date: Apr 10
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.




This intensive will be offered with access to lessons, GMP templates, record-keeping binders, books and materials mailed out to enrolled students. This will be followed with a live interactive training session with instructors.

This is 24 hours of intensive materials for students to have even greater depth of training in certain specialty areas, followed by two live interaction sessions with instructors. These are designed for apothecarists that would like to create a product line, specialize in a certain area of herbal preparations, or to set up a home apothecary. This intensive will focus on GMP regulations, guidelines and documentation that herbalists need to know. This material is not included in the main online 12-week courses. There is no pre-requisite for this course.

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GMP For Medicine Makers: A critically important part of running an apothecary and making herbal medicine for resale is understanding federal guidelines and how to make sure your business is operating correctly. This intensive will cover all the guidelines for both internal and external products, as well as the paperwork templates you will need for your business and how to set everything up!

Enrolled students will receive access to the online classroom with GMP form templates, videos and tutorials on apothecary record-keeping, three binders for setting up a documentation system, as well as template samples and a resource book mailed to them.

We will have two live student study sessions to break down questions and understanding of GMP compliance for (internal) dietary supplement products and (external) cosmetic products.

Topics to be covered include:

Intake of raw materials into the apothecary

Correct record-keeping for raw materials, equipment and product containers

Materials quarantine process

Documentation for vendor-related issues

Product recall protocol

Documentation for the medicine-making process, from start to distribution

Representative samples and how to organize these

Documentation of wildcrafted raw materials

Standard operating procedures in the apothecary

Organolepsis for the Apothecarist

The difference between ‘dietary supplements’ and ‘cosmetics’ in GMP

Distribution processes and tracking of products

Who is this for? These online intensives are for anyone who wants advanced herbal medicine-making skills for home or business. Learn what is required for operating an herbal apothecary and running your own business. For those of you who have not been able to attend attend our information-packed intensives because of travel or work restrictions, now is the time!

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Dates: The course will open on February 6th, 2023. GMP course materials will be mailed out beginning February 7th, with two live interactive sessions to be scheduled with students and instructors.

Location: You can participate from anywhere you have an internet connection!

International Shipping: There are additional costs involved with shipping course materials outside of the US. If you are located outside of the US, please contact us upon registration so we can help you with shipping arrangements. We offer shipping within Canada and Mexico only. (APO and AE addresses are not eligible.) International students are responsible for the expense of shipping their own course materials. If you are not eligible for international shipping services, please contact us for assistance with a materials list to source your materials locally.


Individual Intensive Courses: $350 each (processing fees apply)

Check/Venmo/Money Order/E-Invoice Discount: $350 (No processing fees)


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