Herbal Training Programs
The School of Modern Herbal Medicine offers very practical instruction in herbalism and herbal medicine. Our programs provide high quality instruction at affordable prices and come with our money-back guarantee.
You can read about the features that make our school unique on the About our School page. Most of our courses are online, so you can study them at your home or office and move at your own pace.
Here are the programs we offer:
Free Training Herbal Medicine
There are numerous free webinars and articles on herbal medicine that you can find on this website. We also have free videos about herbal medicine on our Herbal Education YouTube channel. You can learn some of the fundamental concepts we teach as well as get an idea of Steven's teaching style by watching some of these free programs.
Family Herbalist Certification
The Family Herbalist Certification (FHC) consists of three courses that teach a person everything they need to know to take care of basic health problems. The program will provide you with knowledge on how to use herbs, nutritional supplements, diet, lifestyle changes and other natural healing modalites to solve common health problems such as injuries, pain, acute illness and many chronic illnesses. You will learn how to select and apply remedies using a simple system of Activate, Building, Cleanse and Direct Aid (ABC+D), as well as how to prepare your own herbal remedies. This program is perfect if you want to use remedies with yourself and your family and friends.
Certified Herbal Consultant
Our Certified Herbal Consultant (CHC) includes the courses in the Family Herbalist Certification, but adds four more classes that expand your knowledge of herbs and health assessment. In this program you gain an understanding of the twelve basic categories of herbs and become acquainted with several hundred herbal remedies, as well as all the major properties of herbs. You are also introduced to a variety of health assesmment tools, including constitutional typing, muscle response testing, basic iridology, tongue and pulse assessment, physical assessment, case history taking and even some blood chemistry analysis. Finally, you are able to review case studies directly with Steven Horne to hone your assessment skills.
This is a very practical course that can help you build a practice as an herbalist. You'll start being able to apply the material from the first lesson.
The Herbal Hour at Herbiverse.com
The Herbiverse member program offers a monthly webinar called The Herbal Hour, with Steven Horne and Thomas Easley, which provides training on some aspect of herbal medicine and natural healing. As a member you not only get to access this (and the other two monthly webinars), you also have access to over 200 past webinars which cover most major health problems in great detail. There is also an extensive online database covering almost 500 health problems and linking these problems with about 2,000 herbal formulas, hundreds of single herbs and nutritional supplements and much more. At $19.95 per month, this is probably the most cost-effective way out there to build your skills as an herbalist and natural healer.
We also have other classes on herbal medicine that are not part of our certification programs. These include our introductory course, Seven Keys to Effective Natural Healing and our Introduction to Field Botany class. We also have a great course called Effective Solutions to Natural Healing and some paid webinar classes.
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