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Year long herbal medicine course

For those wanting a really in depth look into the world of medicinal plants

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I created this course for people wanting to learn more about medicinal plants and how they can use them at home. So while it's open to anyone regardless of whether they've studied herbs before it goes beyond the scope of many introductory courses available.

Prerequisite: There are no specific prerequisites for this course but an interest in herbs and some reading on the subject is a useful starting point.

What the course includes:

  • Certificate of completion (not a qualification to practice)
  • Online assistance via Skype (at a pre-arranged time)

The course will cover:

  • Herbal history
  • Drying, preserving and growing your own herbs
  • Herbal medicine and the law
  • Botany and plant ID
  • Build your own herbal remedies chest
  • Herbal medicine from around the world
  • Herbs for children (access to the herbs for children course included)
  • Herbs for first aid
  • Summer remedies
  • Winter remedies
  • Herbal medicine making (access to the natural cream making course included)
  • An indepth study of 10 herbs
  • Further study of 20 more herbs

This course is available online only or with an advanced herbal box sent in the post (UK only).

An advanced herbal box includes: jars, bottles and sundries, ingredients for remedies, and 8 bags of herbs.




Your Instructor


Laura Carpenter
Laura Carpenter

Laura Carpenter gained a BSc (Hons) in Herbal Medicine from the University of East London and is a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (NIMH), the regulating body for medical herbalists, established in 1864. NIMH members adhere to a strict code of ethics and practice.

Laura undertook the degree part time over five years, which focused on anatomy and physiology, plant biochemistry and pharmacology, as well as orthodox medical diagnosis. She completed clinical training at the Stratford Herbal Medicine clinic and the Dermatology department of Whipps Cross Hospital in London, completing over 600 hours of clinical training. In 2013 NIMH awarded her the Dorothy Carroll Award for top final clinical examination.

Laura went on to become a member of the Post Graduate Training board for NIMH, ensuring continuing professional standards were met for all NIMH registered medical herbalists, and she became editor of Herbal Thymes magazine in May 2014.

Laura’s interest in herbs is from both scientific research and traditional British herbal medicine perspectives. She has a keen interest in using British plants, and the medicines she prescribes are often wild crafted, and organic where possible.

Reminding people of traditional remedies that can be harvested from the hedgerows and made into medicines in the kitchen is very important to Laura. It forms a big part of her workshops and herb walks.

Laura has a special interest in endometriosis, and treats may women with the condition, for more information please see the blog section.

Laura practices from her home clinic in Wellington, Somerset.

She runs herbal medicine workshops across Somerset, ranging from introduction to herbal medicine days, to cream making, winter remedies, herbal first aid kit making and many more, as well as herb identification walks across Somerset, monthly from April to October.

Laura also gives talks to local community groups on different aspects of health and herbal medicine.


Class Curriculum


  Hello and welcome to the course
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  What is herbal medicine?
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  Herbal actions - the language of herbalists
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  Section 1 - herbal history
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  Section 4 - herbal medicine and the law
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  Section 6 - Make your own home remedies chest
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  Section 8 - Herbs for children
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  Section 10 - Making natural cosmetics with herbs
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  Twenty herbs for every ailment
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  What next?
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Courses Included with Purchase



Free herbal tip sheets
Get started learning more about herbs with my free tip sheets
Laura Carpenter
FREE
(1) Herbs for children
Learn natural approaches to common childhood problems
Laura Carpenter
£40
(1) Natural cream making
Learn how to make natural creams from the comfort of your own kitchen
Laura Carpenter
£40

Original Price: £80


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