On January 2 the Herbal Academy, International School of Herbal Arts and Sciences, is releasing their Free Herbal Materia Medica Course. As a wonderful way to kickoff the New Year, this program will guide students through the process of creating their own personal materia medicas and teach them how to study and observe plants using the “one herb at a time” method. In the course you will learn what a materia medica is (if you don’t already know) and follow along with the Herbal Academy’s step-by-step instructions on how to research a plant. The Academy's hope is to equip students with the tools and resources they need so that they feel more confident about studying herbs on their own!
Included in this course:
- 6 thoughtful lessons that will walk you through creating your own materia medica
- Free materia medica journal pages for download and print
- A handy step-by-step guide to completing plant monographs
- Helpful study aids, tools, and charts that will enrich your studies on topics such as safety and dosage, researching, plant identification, tea meditation, and more
- An extensive list of references to support your research
- Activities and tutorials to encourage hands-on experience
- 20% off herbs at Bulk Herb Store during the month of January
- Access to the Herbal Academy’s beautiful Student Platform
- A badge of completion upon graduation
As a companion offering of the free Herbal Materia Medica Course, you have will have the option to upgrade your registration to include the Herbal Academy’s beautifully illustrated Materia Medica Journal. With the ability to accommodate 50 botanical monographs, this journal also includes many of the useful reference charts from the Herbal Materia Medica Course including those on plant identification, herbal safety, and researching tips and tricks.
Best of all, the Herbal Materia Medica Course is free during the entire month of January! Designed for herbalists and non-herbalists alike, all are welcome to join in this short course for free, which will be offered January 2 through January 31. Register for class here starting January 2nd!
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