Continuing education and prep class for Certification through the
American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA)
MHC3 – Eastern & Ayurvedic Herbs
Sunday Aug 7
All lecture classes can be taken Live Online or on demand. On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience.
Classes are from 10am to 3pm "Live-online" using Adobeconnect
Makeup classes are On Demand online using Adobeconnect upon request
Perfect for Massage Therapists, Nurses, Child Care Providers, Geriatric Care, and
New Aspiring Nutritional Consultants!
Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
Class Dates, 2022
Each level special $195
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Master Herbalist Certification
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online
10 Levels Required Seen Below
Each Level is a one day class
MHC3 – Eastern & Ayurvedic Herbs, Aug 7, Sun
MHC4 – Phyto chemistry and Research, Aug 21, Sun
MHC5 – Plant Identification/Harvesting, Sept 4, Sun
MHC6 – Vit / Drug / Herb interactions, Sept 18, Sun
MHC7 - Business procedures, Clinical, Oct 2, Sun
HNC2 – Principles of Nutrition, On Demand
HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry, On Demand
MHC1 – System Affinity/Terminology, On Demand
MHC2 – Treating Body Systems and Detoxification, On Demand
To register call 202-237-7681, (202) 686-8202, (301) 538-9540
Master Herbalist Program
Herbal Medicine Level 1: System Affinity/Terminology
History and philosophy of Western Herbal medicine, medical, herbal and botanical terminology. Herbal sources and formulations, How to use herbal medicine safely, Benefits of compounding herbs, Holistic approach and Constitutional herbalism, Treating body systems-Respiratory system, Urinary system, Musculo-skeletal system, Skin, hair and nails, and Eyes and ears health. Completion of Holistic Health Care 3- exempt from this level
Herbal Medicine Level 2: Treating Body Systems and Detoxification
Treating body systems – Digestive system, Circulatory system, Nervous system, Respiratory system,. Food protocol to use when on a cleanse, In-depth study of detoxification to rid the body of pollutants. Detoxification protocol for candida albicans and other parasites
Completion of Holistic Health Care 2- exempt from this level
Herbal Medicine Level 3:: Introduction to Eastern Herbal Medicine
Principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine &Tongue analysis. Student will learn the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the principles of using herbs. Learn how to analyze the tongue to determine imbalances.
Herbal Medicine Level 4: Phytochemistry/Research
Herbal phyto-chemistry of several most popular specific herbs
Herbal phyto-chemistry of tonic nervines.
Herbal treatments for diabetes, and arthritis
Herbal treatments for cancer, nervous disorders and digestive disorders.
Herbal Medicine Level 5: Plant Identification/Harvesting:
A detailed study of botany in relation to herbal medicine. Plant anatomy, identifying,
cultivating and harvesting herbs. Students will learn how to make their own herbal remedies, including healing balms, lotions, teas, syrups, oils, tinctures, and more.
Discuss the entire process of preparing herbal medicines at home. Discuss methods of growing, gathering, and drying herbs, to different ways of extracting their vital essences. Students will be expected to send in a sample of a homemade remedy during their final grading.
Herbal Medicine Level 6:Vitamin/Drug/Herb Interaction
Students will learn how to avoid making mistakes when using natural supplements and common medications together. Drugs that deplete the body’s essential nutrients. Herbs that help prescriptions work better, or reduce drug side effects.
Herb and drug contraindications.
Herbal Medicine Level 7: Business Procedures Jurisprudence & Clinical procedures
Student will learn the forms to use to interview the client. What questions to ask and how to determine what recommendations to make based on the client’s answers.
Students will learn how to set up their own practice and how to avoid legal complications. Standard disclaimer forms will be presented, which should be used while practicing any aspect of herbal medicine.
“Master Herbalist” certification is comprised of 7 Levels
Each Level is 5 contact hours which includes 2 to 3 hours of homework
The student will receive a certification after the completion of all 7 levels, completion of the ANHA take-home exam and completion of Holistic Nutrition Level 2 and 3.