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, text, and follow-along videos. In between each presentation, there will be follow-up text highlighting key points from the presentation.

Course Offerings

All Natural Cold Process Soap:
the basics

This beginners course is designed to give you all the tools you need to make your first successful batch of cold process soap! Cold process soap making uses sodium hydroxide (lye), combined with water and oils to form soap. If you are new to making soap from scratch, or are intimidated about working with caustic lye, you’re in the right place.

$99
Supplies not included

COURSE CONTENT

2020 / 2021 roll-out

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

All Courses:

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Herbally Effervescent Bath Bombs

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A major crowd pleaser, bath bombs are a guaranteed hit for handmade gift giving this holiday season! But were not talkin’ just any bath...

Free

Botanical Balms and Salves

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Take your infused oils to the next level by hardening them with beeswax. In this course you will discover how to incorporate wax into...

Free

Herbalicious Sugar Scrubs

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There aren’t many bath products that I love more than a homemade sugar scrub! Easy to make, and so rewarding to enjoy as your...

Free

Handmade Herbal Infused Oils

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True to Herb Nerd’s passion for plant medicine, we offer this course on how-to make one of the most traditional herbal preparations: Infused Oils!...

Free

All-Natural Cold Process Soap Course: the basics

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COURSE DESCRIPTION This beginners course is designed to give you all the tools you need to make your first successful batch of cold process...

$99.00

Solvents & Solubility

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