Herbal Science & Global Traditions Course: September 2019


Join us on exploring healing plants from around the world during this course spanned out over 4 months (8 class dates). We will make herbal remedies for your global healing chest, learn about the science behind herbalism, and explore 4 herbal healing traditions around the world. Certificate in Global Herbalism will be presented depending upon completion of course requirements.


Course Curriculum:

We will meet 8 times every other week on Saturdays over the course over 4 months for 2.5 hours. Each day we will explore herbs from a specific healing tradition and craft a remedy to build your home apothecary while focusing on one of the global healing traditions. Topics and traditions will include…

  • ~ Introduction day going over herbal remedies and terminology
  • ~ Four different herbal healing traditions and their materia medica from around the world
  • ~ Traditional ceremonial Mayan and Shamanic rituals
  • ~ Plant identification hike or walk and harvesting, weather permitting
  • ~ Botanical crafting
  • ~ Herbal interactions with your physiology and their applications
  • ~ Introduction to scientific concepts in basic pharmacology and phytochemistry
  • ~ Personal work with several herbs throughout the course
  • ~ Optional 1 week Field Course Study in Belize, January 2020 (additional cost, details coming soon)


  • ~ Course includes all materials and course binder packed with valuable handouts, recipes from around the world collected over the past 10 years of Bridget’s travels and global studies!
  • ~ Online student portal to access resources, readings, and recordings
  • ~ Several projects and readings will be expected to be completed outside of class
  • ~ If you miss a class, you are responsible for getting class notes from another student
  • ~ Upon successful attendance of classes and completion of outside projects and readings (1-2 hours/class), you may be able to earn your Certificate in Global Herbalism.
  • Dates: Next course begins Saturday September 21st 2019
  • Location: People House at 3035 W 25th Ave, Denver, CO 80211


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