Intro to

Traditional Western Herbalism

Summer Series

     This 48 hour intensive is designed for beginner herbalists who looking for a grounded, holistic foundation for practicing herbal medicine. You'll develop meaningful relationships with plants, as well as better understand how the human ecology interfaces with world in which we live. 

Part I

  • The History of Western Herbalism & Vitalist Fundamentals

  • Materia Medica I - Making Friends with Plants

  • Materia Medica II - Herbal Energetics, & Tissue States​

  • Materia Medica III - Organ Systems

  • Formulation


Part II

  • Herbal Constituents 

  • Safety & Research​​​

  • Acutes & Red Flags

  • Herbal First Aid

  • Botany & Plant ID

  • Ethical Wildcrafting & Harvest

  • Medicine Making

  • Herbal Applications

  • Flower Essences

  • Plant Spirit Medicine 

Two different tracks will be offered at multiple locations. Part I must be taken consecutively, but Part II classes may be taken individually. 



Part I:


WEEKEND INTENSIVE TRACK* (Philadelphia area)

Part I:




Entire Course: $600

Part I: $250

Part II Individual classes: $80 each

Pay in full at registration or provide a $150 deposit to hold your space with payment due at first class. Payment plans can be arranged as needed. Payment for individual classes due at registration. Payment & refund policies.

Registration postponed due to Covid-19.

Located in South Central Pennsylvania
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Northern Appalachia School is a Non-Profit Operation under Herbalists Without Borders