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Advanced Master Herbalist Diploma Course

15 Modules

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  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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Advanced Master Herbalist Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

Welcome to the Advanced Master Herbalist Diploma Course, where you’ll get the opportunity to add depth to your existing herbal knowledge and learn new ways to enhance your formulations and fine-tune your treatment strategies.

The Advanced Master Herbalist Diploma Course bestows a true understanding of the scope of therapeutic actions associated with medicinal herbs, so you can get the most out of them.

Certain herbs are restricted for a reason, but, used correctly, they offer some powerful...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Therapeutic Actions
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Anti-Inflammatory Action
  • Part 2: Anti-Catarrhal Action and Expectorant Herbs
  • Part 3: Astringent Herbs
  • Part 4: Antispasmodic Herbs and Anti-Rheumatic Herbs
  • Part 5: Bitter, Cholagogue and Hepatic Herbs
  • Part 6: Diuretic Herbs, Cardiotonics, Cardioprotectors and Cardioactives
  • Part 7: Hypotensives, Nervines, Hypnotics and Adaptogens
  • Part 8: Alteratives, Emmenagogues, Antimicrobials and the Immune System Herbs
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Restricted Herbs
  • Part 1: Using Dangerous Herbs
  • Part 2: When Herbalists Use Restricted Herbs
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Advanced Tincture Making
  • Part 1: Extraction and Dosing
  • Part 2: Decocted Tinctures
  • Part 3: Spagyric Tinctures
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Advanced Formulation Considerations
  • Part 1: Improve Your Herb Choices
  • Part 2: Effectors and Their Secondary Actions
  • Part 3: Your Blockwork for Formulation
  • Part 4: Enhancing Your Formula
  • Part 5: How Much of Each Herb?
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Advanced Herbalism for the Digestive System
  • Part 1: Aiding the Digestive System
  • Part 2: A Review of the Digestive System
  • Part 3: Diarrhoea and Constipation
  • Part 4: Indigestion
  • Part 5: Inflammatory Bowel Conditions
  • Part 6: Food Allergies and Intolerances
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Advanced Herbalism for the Respiratory System
  • Part 1: Herbs to Help Us Breathe More Easily
  • Part 2: A Review of the Respiratory System
  • Part 3: Colds and Flu
  • Part 4: Sinusitis
  • Part 5: Sore Throats
  • Part 6: Chest Infections
  • Part 7: Hay Fever
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Advanced Herbalism for the Cardiovascular System
  • Part 1: Dealing with Transport Issues Around the Body
  • Part 2: What Can We Do?
  • Part 3: Hypertension
  • Part 4: Arteriosclerosis
  • Part 5: Angina and Varicose Veins
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Advanced Herbalism for the Genitourinary System
  • Part 1: Herbs for the Reproductive Organs, Kidneys and Bladder
  • Part 2: Urinary Tract Infections
  • Part 3: Kidney Stones
  • Part 4: PMS and Dysmenorrhoea
  • Part 5: Menopause
  • Part 6: Endometriosis
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Advanced Herbalism for the Musculoskeletal System
  • Part 1: Herbs for Building Stronger Bones
  • Part 2: Osteoarthritis
  • Part 3: Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Part 4: Gout
  • Part 5: Fibromyalgia
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Advanced Herbalism for the Immune System
  • Part 1: Managing Poor Immunity
  • Part 2: Therapeutic Actions
  • Part 3: Poor Immunity
  • Part 4: Allergies
  • Part 5: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Module 10 Assessment
Module 11: Advanced Herbalism for the Endocrine System
  • Part 1: Herbs and Tonics for Endocrine Disorders
  • Part 2: Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism
  • Part 3: Diabetes
  • Module 11 Assessment
Module 12: Advanced Herbalism for the Skin
  • Part 1: Herbal Skin Treatments
  • Part 2: Therapeutic Actions for the Skin
  • Part 3: Acne
  • Part 4: Eczema
  • Part 5: Psoriasis
  • Module 12 Assessment
Module 13: Advanced Herbalism for the Nervous System
  • Part 1: A Review of the Nervous System
  • Part 2: Stress, Tension and Anxiety
  • Part 3: Insomnia
  • Part 4: Headaches and Migraines
  • Module 13 Assessment
Module 14: Paediatric Herbalism
  • Part 1: Supporting Children’s Health with Herbs
  • Part 2: Supporting the Immature Immune System
  • Part 3: Respiratory System
  • Part 4: Digestive System
  • Part 5: Sleep Issues
  • Part 6: The Skin
  • Module 14 Assessment
Module 15: Income Streams for the Successful Herbalist
  • Part 1: Setting Up a Herbal Business
  • Part 2: External Herbal Remedies
  • Part 3: Marketing Your Products
  • Part 4: Subscription Clubs
  • Part 5: Healing Circles and Herbal Clubs and Courses
  • Conclusion
  • Module 15 Assessment
Advanced Master Herbalist Diploma Course

Who Would Benefit from the Course?

The Advanced Master Herbalist Diploma Course will be of particular interest to students of our Master Herbalist Diploma Course and practising herbalists looking to upskill. While the course does recap some of the fundamentals, you’ll go far beyond the basics – exploring advanced approaches to herbal medicine with the aim of improving your treatment strategies and enhancing your formulations.

Accreditations

The Advanced Master Herbalist Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 4 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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