Classes are Taught a Independent Modules and can be Taken out of Sequence.
All lecture classes can be taken online on demand. On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience. All pre-recorded classes include a live question and answer session with the teacher. Upon completion of each level a special date and time is set up to have a live question and answer session by way of the internet or phone.
Master Herbalist Certification
Total cost $1,950 $195 per level
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or
HHC3- Aromatherapy & Herbal Medicine
May 2 or upon request
HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition
May 16 or upon request
HNC5 -Meal Planning Guidelines
May 30 or upon request
MHC1 - Treating Body systems & Detoxification
June 13 or upon request
MHC2 - Treating Body systems - Reproductive,
Nervous, Immune and Circulatory
June 27 or upon request
MHC3 - TCM & Ayurvedic Herbs
July 11 or upon request
MHC4 - Phyto chemistry
July 25 or upon request
MHC5 - Plant Identification
Aug 8 or upon request
MHC6 - Vit / Drug / Herb interactions
Aug 22 or upon request
MHC7 - Business procedures
Sep 5 or upon request
TBA = To be Announced. These dates are set up personally with the teacher.
To register and pay for the class please call 202-237-7681
Give the class description and date.
Classes start at 10am and end at 2pm. Make-up classes can be arranged with instructor.
Herbology Certification (HC)
Introductory course into Herbal Medicine.
HHC Level 3: Aromatherapy & Herbal Medicine
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, Eyes and ears health
MHC Level 1: Treating Body Systems and Detoxification
Treating body systems - Digestive system, Circulatory system,
Treating body systems - 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
MHC Level 2: Introduction to Eastern and Ayurvedic Herbal Medicine
Principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine,Tongue analysis and Hara analysis
Principles of Ayurvedic Medicine, the traditional medical system of India.
MHC Level 3: 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.
Instructor: Jen Martinez-Bentley, HD
The student must complete four levels. Each level is an independent module; therefore, the student may take them out of sequence. After the completion of the program a student can take the exam with the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association. This course is a pre-requisite for the Master Herbalist Certification program.