Herbalist Training Course
MASTER HERBALIST TRAINING COURSE
ONLINE (HOME-STUDY) PROGRAM
Master Herbalist Home-Study Program Details:
We Accept Students From Every State and Every Country in the World!
We will help guide you on how to be an herbalist!
The Academy’s 300-Hour, Master Herbalist, Online, Home-Study Certification Program is a professional training, designed to teach you the theory and practical applications of herbology and herbal medicine, which can help anyone achieve optimal wellness. Our master herbalist certificate course can help prepare you to work in your own private herbal business, in wellness centers, healthcare offices, health food stores, gyms, or spas.
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Our Master Herbalist certificate course is a home-study program, which teaches herbal medicine and much more. The student communicates with his or her teacher by e-mail, and throughout the online course, is sent a series of testing materials and assignments that are completed and returned to the Academy for grading by our expert instructors. Our herbalist online learning courses cover eight vital areas of knowledge, and upon completion of the course and assessment module, you get an herbalist certification and become one of the master herbalists across the United States and beyond.
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS, TUITION, BOOKS & ENROLLMENT
Section #1: Human Anatomy & Physiology
NOTE: Students with health degrees in related fields like massage, nursing, medicine, etc., may be exempt from the A&P requirement.
This anatomy & physiology training course deals with all 10 body systems affected by the use of herbs. The assignments are interspersed throughout Sections 2-6, allowing the student to complete the A&P requirement incrementally.
Subjects include the: Integumentary System, Endocrine System, Nervous System, Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System, Digestive System, Immune and Lymphatic System, Reproductive Systems, Urinary System and Musculoskeletal System.
Section #2– Herbal Theory and Practice
A very powerful and thorough herbalist training that includes: The history of herbal medicine, herbal classifications, chemical properties of plants, herbal preparations, making herbal formulas, Western and Chinese herbal medicine, yin and yang theories, individual herb descriptions and herb profiles, herbal help for specific health concerns, dosage & toxicity, using herbs in the field, herbal healing, plant botany, herb storage, and more.
Section #3 - Healthy Nutrition & Lifestyle
We need good nutrition to feed the 10 systems of the body and to ensure that the herbal preparations we use have the best chance of helping us and improving well-being. This section of herbalist training teaches the basics of a good nutrition and lifestyle program, case studies, and provides your clients with an easy-to-understand, do-it-yourself, "Wellness Charts Booklet" that can help anyone live a more healthful life. Your booklet includes:
The Food Guide Pyramid, Food Guide Pyramid Serving Sizes, The Traditional Healthy Mediterranean Diet Pyramid, The Traditional Healthy Vegetarian Diet Pyramid, Protein Food Sources & Daily Requirements, Finding the Trimmest Cuts of Meat, Vitamins Food Sources, Mineral Food Sources, Essential Fatty Acids Food Sources, Fiber Chart, Dietary Target Model for Wellness, Basic Food Combining, Lower Carbohydrate Eating, Lower Cholesterol Eating, Lower Sodium Eating, Fat Grams Counter, A Healthy Way to Cut Calories, Height & Weight Charts, The Reward of Fitness is Longevity, Aerobic Target Zone Heart Rate, Calorie Expenditure Chart, and our Basic Nutritional Supplementation Recommendations.
Section #4 – Herbal Detoxification
From people who are chronically exposed to various forms of pollution found on the planet, to those who may simply be chronically constipated from an over-processed, junk food diet, an herbal detoxification program will turn out to be the best place to start for many of your clients who want to use herbs. This section of your herbalist training will teach you:
The Need for Detoxification, The Danger of Toxic Overload, Origins of Detoxification, The Role of Herbs and Supplements, Herbal Education, When to Detoxify, How to Go on a Detoxification Program, What to Expect on a Detoxification Program, Organs of Detoxification and Elimination, Detoxifying Herbs and Herbal Detoxification Protocol.
Section #5 – Diseases, Drugs and Herbs
Your herbal training to become a master herbalist continues with lessons about the common maladies that people experience, how medical doctors treat them and how herbalists go about healing these diseases with herbalism and natural medicines. This section also reveals the best ways herbalists advise clients who, with medical supervision, may want to use both herbs and prescription drugs to achieve optimum wellness and enhance the healing process. You will also develop case analysis and cross-referencing skills that will ensure the safe and effective use of herbal therapies and avoiding drug/herb interactions. This herbalism course includes:
Diseases and Their Medical Treatments, Diseases and Prescription Drugs, Drugs and Herbal Comparisons, Diseases, Single Herbs & Combination Herbal Protocols, Body Systems Herbology, Antibiotic, Anti-parasite & Anti-viral Herbs, Cancer Herbs, Adaptogen Herbs, Weight-Loss Herbs, Detoxification Program, Herbal Contraindications During Pregnancy, Forms of Herbal Preparations, Herbal Preparations and Their Potencies, Potential Herb-Drug Interactions and Specific Herb-Drug Interactions.
Section #6 – The Herbal Health Consultation
Through the use of an herbal health consultation questionnaire and other information supplied by professionals, the student learns how to evaluate a client’s health, physical strengths, weaknesses, and lifestyle, so that he or she can recommend the proper herbal nutrition to help the client achieve optimal wellness.
Section #7 - Herbalist Jurisprudence & Ethics
This herbalist training program course section discusses the things those with the title of Master Herbalists can and can’t do. We teach the student how to practice in the field legally and how to avoid the practice of medicine. Consent forms are supplied to the student, along with practical, real-life suggestions for the legal and ethical practice of herbology and herbalism in the United States and around the world.
Section #8 - Herbalist Practicum
The student is required to do 5-10 herbal consulting sessions with family and friends as part of their herbalist training. The student will do one session at a time and submit each session individually, for evaluation. Your instructor will review each session, give you constructive feedback and help you to hone your interviewing skills. Most students will acquire the confidence to proficiently evaluate even the most difficult cases.
Section #8 – Practice Building Strategies
This part of the course offers suggestions and strategies that include: Legal Issues, Office Location, Record Keeping, Practice Management, Ethical Issues, Marketing, Networking, Referrals, Money Issues, Fee Structure, The Internet, Problem Solving, and Personal Development, among others.
Upon successful completion of our herbalist training, the student will be awarded the Academy’s 300-Hour, Master Herbalist (M.H.) Certificate.
EXCLUSIVE PRIVILEGES FOR ACADEMY
MASTER HERBALIST GRADUATES
Professional Herbal Products
One of the biggest natural products distributors in the United States provides the Academy's Master Herbalist graduates with access to their great selection of high-quality, professional herbal products after completing the course. Graduates of our herbalist training course can purchase products (from over 130 different manufacturers) at "wholesale" prices, just like a health food store. What's more, there are no minimum orders, and they will "drop-ship" products directly to your clients, saving you the expense of keeping an herbal product inventory. This is a great way to ensure that your clients are using high-quality products that meet with your approval, and, a great way to earn extra income with the title of an herbal professional.
Field Supervision - Herbalist training graduates can contact their instructor(s) any time after graduation for advice and support for their clients and their herbal consultation practice. You get lifetime access to the course, 24/7.
Professional Resources - Access to Herbal Gram Journal, Botanical Medicine Info., Health Conditions Info., Nutritional Supplements Info., Drug Depletion's and Interactions, Health Concerns Handouts, Herbal Remedy Handouts, Vitamin Guide and Review, Health News Letter, Women's Health Issues Info., Clinical Research Abstracts, Webinars, American Herbalists Guild information, etc.
MASTER HERBALIST - TUITION:
Tuition = $995.00
Down payment = $295.00; Balance = $700.00
Balance paid in 3monthly payments of $233.33
MASTER HERBALIST - TEXT BOOKS:
The Approximate Cost for Program Textbooks and Materials (not included) is:
New = $140.00 (books may be available used at substantial savings)
Texts for Sections #3, #6 and #7, plus, the Academy's "Herbal Reference Manual" are Supplied by the Academy free of charge
Students can purchase textbooks online through Amazon.com, Half.com, Barnes and Noble.com, AllDiscountBooks.net, etc.
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HOW TO ENROLL IN A HOME-STUDY PROGRAM
STEP #1 - Please go to the "CONTACT US" page and send us your information. We will
then send you more details about your area of interest.
Once done, we can send you enrollment paperwork
to get started on your program of choice.
PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY FUNDS UNTIL YOU HAVE RECEIVED
YOUR ENROLLMENT PAPERWORK.
Upon acceptance of your application (we will contact you by e-mail), all home-study applicants must send a copy of their High School, G.E.D., Vocational School or College diploma (your school transcript is also acceptable) in order to meet New Jersey's vocational school entrance requirements. When we have received all pertinent paperwork, we will send you your enrollment forms.
For those who do not have a High School, G.E.D., Vocational or College diploma, a T.A.B.E test can be taken.
Please see the T.A.B.E Test Page for more information.
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