Practical Herbalist: Continue your journey to take back control of your overall wellness. Have a good understanding of the Body Systems, Herbs, Traditional Medicine Systems in Native American/First Nation, Ayurvedic, Greek, Chinese along with using Diagnostic tools of traditional medicine and using Western Medicine tools by understanding pathology. Herbal Energetics and Actions. 24-month Program, 1 weekend a month, 450 hours $4750
Food Therapy: For the Personal chef with a desire to help others on their Wellness Journey. Build your Culinary Skills, learn how to Infuse foods with Culinary and Medicinal Herbs. Learning how to use Food as Medicine, Building Dietary Plans and protocols Based on condition and moment in time, Seasonal eating, Nutrient Dense Foods, Biodynamics, Infused oils, Vinegars, Medicinal Vinegars and Oils, Bone Broth, Syrups, Herbal Salts, Growing, Soil Analysis, Raising Livestock, Locating and vetting farms.
A unique 12 month program that combines herbs and foods to give an in depth herbal training to those interested in pursuing a career in herbalism or looking to add herbal and food therapy to their repertoire. This is also a great course for the personal chef looking to add wellness services to their meals.
This Program is a combination of Distance Learning and In Person. For those unable to attend in person please contact me directly to discuss options.
We will dive deep into food preparation and differences in cultivation methods both past and present. The importance of soil and the ecosystem to our overall health and wellness. You will learn basic cooking and preparation along with how to avoid AGEs (Advanced Glycation End Products).
You will learn basic medical terminology and communicating with the allopathic/conventional medical practitioners. Basic Human Science to include Anatomy & Physiology and Holistic Nutrition.
Dive deeper into plant identification, ethical harvesting and cultivation, and develop a materia medica.
Past and Present Herbal Philosophy will be taught in Eastern, Western, Ayurvedic, Greek, and Folk. We will explore the similarities and overlaps between each philosophy. Begin the discussion of energetics to heighten your plant knowledge.
Module 7: History & Philosophy, Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Biochemistry
Module 8: Medical terminology, Botany Review, Basics Nutrition, Introduction to Body Systems, Energetics & Actions
Module 9: Circulatory System and Common Herbs
Module 10: Digestive & Excretory System, Detox, Common Herbs
Module 11: Endocrine System, Common Herbs
Module 12: Integumentary & Exocrine Systems, Common Herbs, Food Therapy Part I: Therapeutic and Energetic Use of Real food with Real nutrients. Understanding of how nutrition can optimize Cellular Respiration and assist your Client to reach Goals faster. Basic culinary & food principles, dietary needs and types, body types, food assimilation and absorption issues.
Module 13: Immune / lymphatic Systems, Common Herbs
Module 14: Muscular Systems, Nervous Systems, Common Herbs
Module 15: Reproductive System, Common Herbs, Part II: Therapeutic and Energetic use of Food. Working with herbs and foods, drug / herb/ food interactions, tongue, nail, ear readings to determine dietary needs. Creating dietary protocols.
Module 16: Respiratory System, Skeletal System, Introduction Nutrition II
Module 17: Nutrition II, Lifestyle, Protocols, Part III: Food Energetics, Cold, Warm, Neutral Foods, When and how to prepare and recommend. Doshas, Elemental Imbalances, Food Pairing,
Module 18: Nutrition III, Medicine Making, Using Knowledge, Formulation