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Herbal Medicine Courses


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Required Textbook


Introduction to Herbal Medicine

  • Principles of herbalism, approaches & philosophies.
  • Terminology, classifications and properties
  • Introduction to Materia Medica with review of specific herbs
  • Formula dosage criteria  
  • Preparing basic herbal recipes.

Six-week online with optional weekly evening class.
April 8th to May 13, 2013 Mondays 6:30-8:30 PM
3 credits

Holistic Herbal 4th Edition: A Safe and Practical Guide to Making and Using Herbal Remedies by David Hoffman

Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West by Gregory Tilford.


Sue Sierralupe earned her certificate as a master herbalist with Tieraona Low Dog, MD. She is certified through OSU Extension as a botanical identification and sustainable landscape educator. She has worked with both Wise Woman Herbals and Terra Firma Botanicals. She currently works as the Clinic Manager for Occupy Medical. 

Sue Sierralupe, &
Daphne Singingtree

Herbal Medicine Making
(prerequisite Intro to Herbal Medicine or other coursework by instuctor approval)

  • Growing, collecting, and preparing herbs
  • Teas and infusions 
  • Tinctures & Extracts
  • Syrups & Elixirs
  • Lotions & Skin Moisturizers
  • Oils, salves and balms

Six-week hands-on workshops making herbal products with online component.    Mondays 3:00-5:00  PM May 13 to June 17, 2013
3 credits

The Herbal Medicine Makers Handbook by James Green  

Plant Identification & Wildcrafting

  • Basic Botany Overview
  • Principles of Ethical Wildcrafting
  • Plant Identification
  • Safety & Precautions
  • Edible & Medicinal plants

Four weekly field trips with online study component

Saturdays 10 am -1pm  May 11 – June 1, 2013
2 credits





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