5 Resources for Herbal Beginners

5 Resources for Herbal Beginners

Interested in learning about herbalism? Here are some free and low-cost resources to get started!

1. Learn about herbal teas

An easy place to start is by learning to prepare herbal teas! Download the Preparing Herbal Teas eBook for free to get started.

2. Learn about herbs in the kitchen

Learn from ACHS Alumna Lisa Powell in our free Continuing Education (CE) course about using herbs in the kitchen! Enroll in Safety and Dosage Guidelines in Herbal Medicine.

3. Learn about safety guidelines in herbal medicine

Interested in dipping your toes into the world of herbalism? First, it is important to know safety guidelines. This free CE by ACHS herbal professor Scott Stuart covers this and more. Enroll in Traditional Healing in the Kitchen.

4. Learn about holistic herbs

You will learn how to safely use herbs at home, recipes for several easy medicinal and magical preparations, and specific information about five herbs you probably already have in this low-cost CE. Enroll in Holistic Herbs: Medicinal, Magical, Marvelous.

5. Take an introductory herbal class

Once you are sure you are interested in learning more about herbs, why not take a course from one of our expert herbal faculty? Herb 101 Basics of Herbal Medicine is the first step in your herbal training and is ideal if you have just discovered herbs and want to know more. If you are interested in the possibility of participating in a program or even a single course at ACHS, schedule a time to chat with one of our admissions advisors.

What questions do you have about getting started with learning about herbalism? Let us know in the comments.

You may also be interested in:

Herbal Studies - Accredited Online Degrees and Certificates. We offer a range of studies from those of you who enjoy growing and harvesting herbs, and making basic tinctures, to those whose passion is to become a Master Herbalist, Clinical Herbalist, or Herbal Educator.

ACHS offers accredited online degrees and certificates in herbal studies. Explore courses for growing and harvesting herbs and making tinctures, to programs to train as a Master Herbalist, Clinical Herbalist, or Herbal Educator.

Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, or prevent disease. This article has not been reviewed by the FDA. Always consult with your primary care physician or naturopathic doctor before making any significant changes to your health and wellness routine.

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