Health & Complementary Therapies

Master Herbalist Diploma Course

18 Modules , 3 Videos

  • Certified Course
  • Accredited Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What will you learn?

The Master Herbalist Diploma Course is dedicated to helping you to understand how herbs can be used in your life and how you can take advantage of the multifarious natural healing options.

Throughout the course you will learn how to use hundreds of different herbs to help yourself and others to heal naturally.

The course covers everything about different individual components of herbs and how they all work, as well as the many different parts of plants that are...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 - A History of Herbal Medicine
  • Part 1: A History of Herbal Medicine
  • Part 2: What is a Herb?
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 - Botany – Understanding Plants
  • Botany: Understanding Plants
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 - Biochemistry and Chemistry
  • Part 1: Biochemistry and Chemistry
  • Part 2: Biochemistry and Chemistry
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 - Contra-Indications and Cautions
  • Part 1: Contraindications
  • Part 2: Adverse Effects
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 - Phytonutrients
  • Part 1: Phytonutrients
  • Part 2: Phytonutrients
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 - Herbs to Use I
  • Part 1: Herbs starting with letter – A
  • Part 2: Herbs starting with letter – B
  • Part 3: Herbs starting with letter – C
  • Part 4: Herbs starting with letter – D
  • Part 5: Herbs starting with letter – E
  • Part 6: Herbs starting with letter – F
  • Part 7: Herbs starting with letter – G
  • Part 8: Herbs starting with letter – H
  • Part 9: Herbs starting with letter – I
  • Part 10: Herbs starting with letter – J
  • Part 11: Herbs starting with letter – K
Module 6 - Herbs to Use II
  • Part 12: Herbs starting with letter – L
  • Part 13: Herbs starting with letter – M
  • Part 14: Herbs starting with letter – N
  • Part 15: Herbs starting with letter – O
  • Part 16: Herbs starting with letter – P
  • Part 17: Herbs starting with letter – Q
  • Part 18: Herbs starting with letter – R
  • Part 19: Herbs starting with letter – S
  • Part 20: Herbs starting with letter – T
  • Part 21: Herbs starting with letter – U to Z
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 - Herbs of the Bible
  • Herbs of the Bible
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 - About Chinese Medicine
  • Part 1: Yin and Yang
  • Part 2: Jing Luo System
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9 - Outline of Ayurvedic Medicine
  • Part 1: Outline of Ayurvedic Medicine
  • Part 2: The Doshas
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10 - Outline of Clinical Medicine
  • Part 1: Outline of Clinical Medicine
  • Part 2: Outline of Clinical Medicine
  • Module 10 Assessment
Module 11 - How to Make Compresses, Infusions, Decoctions and Tinctures
  • Part 1: Video Demonstration – How to Make Compresses, Infusions and Decoctions
  • Part 1: How to Make Compresses, Infusions and Decoctions
  • Part 2: How to Make Tinctures and Syrups
  • Module 11 Assessment
Module 12 - Tissue Salts
  • Part 1: Tissue Salts
  • Part 2: Types of Essential Oils
  • Module 12 Assessment
Module 13 - Herbs Used in Homeopathy and Batch Remedies
  • Part 1: Herbs Used in Homeopathy and Bach Remedies
  • Part 2: Bach Flower Remedies
  • Module 13 Assessment
Module 14 - Flower Essences
  • Flower Essences
  • Module 14 Assessment
Module 15 - Nutrition, Cooking and Cultivation of Herbs
  • Part 1: Nutrition and Cooking
  • Part 2: Cultivation of Herbs
  • Module 15 Assessment
Module 16 - The Spiritual Dimension of Herbs
  • The Spiritual Dimension of Herbs
  • Module 16 Assessment
Module 17 - Setting Up Your Own Business As a Herbalist
  • Part 1: Setting up Your Own Business as a Herbalist
  • Part 2: Promoting Yourself
  • Conclusion
  • Module 17 Assessment

Who would benefit from this course?

Taking students from the basics onwards, this course is accessible to anyone who would like to learn more about aiding the healing process with a natural alternative to medicines and invasive sciences. Students of Naturopath, Homeopathy, and Chinese Nutritional Therapy in particular will enjoy the contents of the course, and will be able to put the knowledge learned to use in an existing business or to start a new business.


The 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 3 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.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence.

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