COMMUNITY HERBALIST PROGRAM

Engaging with nature allows us to deeply nourish and enhance the health of our body, mind and spirit in ways that are life supportive and regenerative.  Plants communicate with us in healing and energetic ways that bring us a sense of place and knowing.  They gently lead our bodies into balance through our natural affinity for plant medicine that has spanned thousands of years.

The COMMUNITY HERBALIST program is a twelve module, one year program that will provide you with a strong background in herbal medicine and nutrition allowing you to provide your community with the information they need to reach optimal health and wellness.

In this program, you will learn the following:

BODY SYSTEMS 

  • Immune/Lymphatic
  • Digestive
  • Skin
  • Muscular/Skeletal
  • Cardiovascular
  • Nervous
  • Urinary
  • Endocrine
  • Respiratory
  • Reproductive

TOPICS COVERED

  • Detoxification
  • Inflammation & Pain
  • Wildcrafting & Harvesting
  • Memory & Cognitive Thought
  • Herb Gardening
  • Herbal First Aid
  • Herbs for Allergies
  • Cancer Preventation
  • Obstetrics & Pediatrics
  • Basic Botany
  • AND MANY MORE!!

THE ART OF MEDICINE MAKING

Throughout the program there will be in-depth lessons on creating the following plant medicines:

 

  • Infusions
  • Decoctions
  • Tinctures
  • Glycerites
  • Syrups
  • Oxymels
  • Herb-Infused Honey
  • Poultices & Fomentations
  • Herbs Infused Oils
  • Salves
  • Liniments
  • Flower Essences
  • Hydrosols
  • Herbal Salt & Spice Blends
  • Formulations
  • Herb-Drug Interactions

HOLISTIC PROTOCOLS:

  • Acid Reflex & Heartburn
  • Eczema & Acne
  • Headaches & Migraines
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis & Osteoarthritis
  • Cholesterol
  • Depression
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Alzheimer’s & Dementia
  • Hyperthyroid & Hypothyroid
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Cold and Flu
  • Anxiety
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • AND MANY MORE!!

IN-DEPTH STUDY OF OVER 110 HERBS

Dandelion

Burdock

California Poppy

Chamomile

Comfrey

Marshmallow

Lavender

Lemon Balm

Holy Basil 

Linden

 

Motherwort

Hyssop

Horsetail

Hawthorn

Violet

Wood Betony

Rose

Skullcap

Plantain

Peppermint

 

Yellow Dock

St. John’s Wort

Red Clover

Valerian

Milk Thistle

Kava Kava

Astragalus

Elderberry

Echinacea

Gingko Biloba

AND MANY MORE!!

PROGRAM DETAILS

The course material is available to you online.  Upon sign-up you will gain access to all twelve modules; within each module you will find mini-courses, video lectures, quizzes, pdfs, a recommended schedule and an assignment for each module that will deepen your learning experience.  There is also a case study component to this program.  You will be asked to do four case studies in total; yourself and three other people.  

Each module has a medicine making lesson, you can purchase a medicine making package that will provide you with herbs for six of the lessons.  The lesson on flower essences and hydrosols require the use of fresh flowers and some of the lessons are information based like herb-drug interactions and formulation so no herbs are required for them.  You are not required to purchase the medicine making package if you have access to your own herbs or do not wish to make the preparations.

There is a hands-on learning option available if you are able and wish to visit Bear Roots to spend time with the plants.  The option is available from May-October, one day per month which will be arranged based on the availability of Tatum and yourself.  This option gives you the opportunity to learn to identify plants throughout the growing season, learn best harvesting practices, work in the gardens and truly gain an appreciate for the plants growing around you! 

 

COURSE COMPLETION

In order to receive a Community Herbalist certification, students will be required to complete all assignments, a final exam as well as 4 case studies.

COST OF THE PROGRAM:

 

If payment is made in full the cost is $650.

The optional Medicine Making package is an additional $50.

The optional hands-on learning experience is an additional $100.

 

Monthly and quarterly payment plans are available however the cost of the program increases slightly.

If you are interested in registering for the Community Herbalist program please complete the registration form and Tatum will be in touch 🙂 

  • Lifetime access –so you can review the content as many times as you like, forever!
  • Monthly live Q&A sessions with Tatum-to ask your questions directly, live and in person! (They’re even archived, in case you miss one!)
  • Ask questions anytime –you can ask any questions by email or text message, and receive a response within 24 hours.
  • No-risk money back guarantee –no questions asked!  You will have 14 days from the start of the course to receive a full refund & 30 days from the start of the course to receive a partial refund. 
  • Online students– receive a monthly package with everything required to make the herbal remedies for the month’s lesson.
  • Hours of Study-  this course will provide you with  600 hours of study through the lesson, assignments, videos and additional research.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a time limit to complete the course?

If you are taking the course ‘live and in person’ you will have six months after the last class to pass in all assignments, case studies and final exam.

If you are an online student you will have two years to complete the course to receive your Community Herbalist certification. 

If you need more time there is a fee of $1oo for a six month extension.

What is the difference between the Family Herbalist & Community Herbalist program?

The Family Herbalist program is designed for those who want to learn how to take care of themselves and their family with herbal medicine and nutrition.  Students will learn the ability to confidently use herbs in their home for everyday ailments and overall well-being, .

The Community Herbalist program is designed for those who want to learn how to take of themselves and their community with herbal medicine and nutrition.  Students will learn how to confidently assess the health of individuals and make herb and nutritional recommendations to bring their bodies into balance.   

The Community Herbalist program covers all modules that are taught in the Family Herbalist program. 

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