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Family Herbalist Course
What is the key to great health for you and your family?

The answer is all around you.

Medicinal plants have been used for centuries to keep us healthy.  These healing herbs
are all around us every day--in our spice cupboards, refrigerators, gardens, and lawns.  The art of using herbs as medicine has stood the test of time and continues today with The School of Natural Healing.  The School of Natural Healing is dedicated to offering excellence in herbal education through high quality materials and assignments that not only tell you, but show you how to use herbs.

The School's Family Herbalist Course is designed to empower you with the knowledge and confidence needed to tackle almost any health issue.  The Family Herbalist Course is essential for anyone who wants to take charge of their own health and become more informed, educated, and independent.  This course explores important concepts in natural medicine that even the most experienced natural healers need to know for success.  At the completion of this course the student receives a certificate as a Family Herbalist.

The Family Herbalist program is the first section in the Master Herbalist program and is a prerequisite to any other course offered by The School of Natural Healing.  You will have 3 months to complete the program.  It is also part of Iridology Part I, Reflexology, and Aromatherapy.

The Family Herbalist course helps you to:

feel confident in taking care of yourself and family
become more self-sufficient
save thousands by being your own primary health provider
become a great resource for family and friends
understand what foods help the body fight infection
maintain a healthy lifestyle
lose weight and keep it off
learn to reduce high blood pressure or cholesterol naturally
learn how to have a safe and healthy pregnancy

Services provided during your study include toll-free phone access to a Student Advisor for answers to your coursework questions, grading of assignments, transcript mailings and shipping of courses. You pay postage to turn in completed work and we pay return postage of graded work (correspondence only on all but coursework questions).


You have two options for tution for this course.

Regular tution for the home study course with all materials shipped to your home is a one time fee of  $495.00

If you prefer to take the course online through our online school system, the price, which is regularly $495.00, is just $295.00.  No materials are shipped to your home as all materials are online.

If you want to sign up for the regular home study course, please click here.

If you want to sign up for the Online School please click here.
Materials included:
Herbal Home Health Care text by Dr. Christopher
Study guide for Herbal Home Health Care
An Herbal Legacy of Courage text by David Christopher
Herbs to the Rescue by Kurt King
Study guide for Herbs to the Rescue
Fundamentals of Herbology (2 hour DVD)
Simple Home Remedies (1 hour DVD)
Study guide for Fundamentals of Herbology and Simple Home Remedies
Internal Cleansing (1 hour audio CD)
Safety of Herbs (1 hour audio CD)
Vaccines & More Vaccines CD (a total of about 4 hours of vaccine information)
Master Herbalists Speak (1 hour audio CD)