OUR COURSE STRUCTURE

You're probably wondering what to expect when you take the plunge into Herb Nerd's course content. We are creating our courses so that you can set your own pace! All courses are prerecorded, and designed for both the visual and audio learner. After a brief video introduction, I will be teaching you the course content via a colorful and easy to understand visual presentations with voice over discussions. In between each presentation, there will be follow-up text highlighting key points from the presentation.

COURSE CONTENT

 
I am currently working tirelessly to convert my live courses to beautiful,
digestible online curriculum, and new content will be added on a continual basis, so stay tuned.
2020 CURRICULUM ROLL-OUT WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:

SINGLE COURSES



INTRODUCTION TO HERBALISM
Introduce you to all of the history, concepts, lingo, and practices of working with medicinal plants.

COLD PROCESS HERBAL SOAP MAKING
This beginners course will focus on Cold Process soap making, using sodium hydroxide (lye), blended with water, and organic oils to make soap!

HERBAL EXTRACTS
EXPLORATION
SERIES

HERBAL EXTRACT FUNDAMENTALS
An introductory course on all of the different traditional herbal preparations from tinctures and glycerites to infused oils and acetums.

SOLVENTS AND SOLUBILITY
A heady-chemi course on the most desirable plant molecules and how to wisely extract them using our many different solvents.

ADVANCED EXTRACTION AND FORMULARY
An advanced medicine making course which introduces you to some specialized extraction techniques and concepts like percolation and double extraction.

Upon completion, you will be all set to start building your own herbal apothecary!

BOTANICAL BEAUTY
SERIES

Takes the foundational principles of herbal extraction and applies them to building your formulary of natural beauty products.

NATURAL PRODUCT FUNDAMENTALS
Introduces you to the wide world of natural product ingredients, supplies, and beginners techniques.

INTRO TO NATURAL PRODUCT FORMULATION
You will learn how to create formulas, best practices for your desired outcomes, preservation strategies, aromatherapy blending with essential oils, and much more.

ADVANCED PRODUCT FORMULATION & RAW INGREDIENT REPERTOIRE
BOTANICAL BODY CARE FORMULARY
BOTANICAL SKIN CARE FORMULARY