Here’s the introduction to the secret life of plants you’ve been waiting for…
An Online Course Designed To Make You A Better Family Herbalist!
Enrol today and your understanding and practice of herbalism and herbal medicine making will take a giant leap forward…
Basic botany and plant identification are absolutely essential skills in the repertoire of the family herbalist, traditional healer or holistic health practitioner.
This 4 module online course provides a basic introduction to the field of botany, plant naming (nomenclature), plant classification (taxonomy) and external characteristics (morphology) from a herbal medicine perspective.
This course is intended for people who have little or no botanical background and who want to develop a working knowledge of herbs.
Unlike other online programs available on this subject this is not just an e-book labelled as a course.
Basic Botany for Family Herbalists is a fully-fledged distance learning program complete with learning outcomes, learning activities, assignments, online quizzes, and tutor support. These are all designed to help you become the family herbalist and budding ethnobotanist you’ve always dreamed of.
Earn The Family Herbalist Level 2 Badge
* The point of all SA Herb Academy learning programs is to learn a craft. There are no legislative boards, no licenses… just practical information for actual use to enrich your life and the lives of those you chose to serve.
Earn 200 Learning Credits
On successful completion of the course, you’ll earn 200 credits (called seeds) that can be used to unlock a coupon that can be used on any of our paid courses.
Start instantly and learn at your own pace.
Set and maintain your own flexible schedule. It’s okay to complete just one learning unit or module — you can pause your learning at any time. Visit your My Courses page to track your progress.
While this program is targeted at holistic health coaches and professional family herbalists, anyone can benefit from participating for their own personal use.
Internet access and basic computer skills.
Recognition of Prior Learning
If you are aiming for the Family Herbalist Certificate and you’ve already taken botany at any senior level you may apply for an exemption for this course.
Herbal Therapeutics (Clinical Herbalism) is the art and science of applying traditional medicine and herbal medicine to meet the unique needs of the individual and restore a healthy balance in the body, mind, and spirit.