This is a 6-week online course and does not require you to be present at our school campus. You can take this from anywhere! Registration will remain open until November 26th.

If you are interested in herbal medicine but aren’t sure where to begin, this course is for you.  Introduction to Herbal Medicine for Beginners is a six-week, online learning experience designed to help you understand the most crucial and practical aspects of herbalism.

Over six weeks, follow Sam Coffman through video classes and then discuss questions live (online) with Michele Marlow to jump start your knowledge in herbal medicine across the introductory topics of:  Practical herbalism at home and in the clinic, Herbal first aid, Wildcrafting, Botany, Medicine making, Medicinal plant gardening, Materia Medica (25 herbs in detail) and understanding other related (but non-herbal) topics.

Though not required, this six week, online course is also wonderful way to prepare for our online “Introduction to Herbal Medicine for Professionals” course (formerly called the “Herbal Medic Basic”).


Dates:  Course opened on November 5th, 2018 with new content released each Monday morning for download.

There will be one live class session each week (usually Wednesday evenings), 7 pm central time with Michele Marlow.

The course is 6 weeks long. Live class sessions will be: 11/14, 11/28, 12/5 and 12/12. Online access to course materials will close on January 10th, 2019.

Registration is open until November 26th, 2018 online.

Tuition: $50, until the start of the course on November 5th.

Registration after November 5th, 2018 is available until  November 26th for $60.

Students enrolling in this class are eligible for a $35 discount to the following ‘Herbal Medicine for the Professionals’ (aka Herbal Medic Basic online course) course in February 2019.

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