Foundations of Herbalism

Advanced Course Outline:


This course will cover:

✓ How to use taste to learn about herbs
✓ How to learn about herbs
✓ Herbal dosage and safety
✓ How to assess the energetics of herbs, people, and health issues
✓ Herbal medicine making techniques that are the best for your formula
✓ How to create energetically-matched herbal formulas for your clients
✓ Advanced herbal biochemistry for the taste of herbs
✓ Create herbal formulas for four mock clients

What’s included:

  • 8 hours on-demand video
  • Downloadable lesson videos
  • Downloadable course slides
  • Lesson assignments
  • Quiz at the end of each lesson
  • 4 client reviews
  • Downloadable articles and resources
  • Links to many additional resources and recipes


  • Lesson 1: Taste of Herbs, Medicine Making, and Studying Herbs
  • Lesson 2: Formulas and Dosing
  • Lesson 3: Hot Energetics, Sweet Herbs, Powders, and Honeys
  • Lesson 4: Cold Energetics, Aromatic Oils, Teas and Oils
  • Lesson 5: Tense Energetics, Bitter/Acrid Herbs, Tinctures
  • Lesson 6: Lax Energetics, Sour/Astringent Herbs, Vinegars
  • Lesson 7: Damp Energetics, Salty Herbs, Infusions, and Plasters
  • Lesson 8: Dry Energetics, Demulcent Plants, Salves and Poultices
  • Lesson 9: Putting it All Together: Formulas and cases
These advanced courses are open to the public and you do NOT have to be a graduate of the FDN Certification Course in order to take these lessons!
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