A comprehensive program catering to those interested in becoming professional herbalists, this curriculum is designed to provide a total immersion into natural healing and medicinal plants. Students will take away from this course the skill set and confidence needed to practice herbalism. Discover a new and exciting direction in your life: explore the ancient art and modern science of herbal healing!

Herbalist Certificate Program:

450+ class hours over a span of 6 months. Classes start January 20, 2020 and run Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday each week from 9am-4pm, with several wildcrafting field trips. The program ends the third week of July. This program is in house only.Curriculum:

Herbal Therapeutics, Materia Medica, Wildcrafting/Field Trips, Medicine Making, Botany, Nutrition, Western Constitutional Herbal Medicine, Herbal Actions and Energetics, Plant Constituents & Contraindications, Student Research Projects, Herbal Perspectives on Health Issues, Aromatherapy, Gardening, Permaculture, Wild Foods, Plant Spirit Medicine, History of Western Herbalism, Ayurveda, Physical Assessment, Flower Essences, Clinical Skills, Botanical Drawing, Herbal Body Care, Chinese Herbs and Medicine.Upon completion, each student will receive a certificate. Completion entails completing all assignments and missing no more than 8 class days throughout the program.

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  • Starting Monday, January 20th, 2020, repeats every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday until Friday, July 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm


Green Path Herb School

180 S 3rd St W, upstairs
Missoula, MT 59801


Elaine Sheff, Clinical Herbalist, RH (AHG)