Level Two Apprenticeship: The Community Herbalist
Level Two Apprentice: The Community Herbalist offers you the opportunity to deepen your understanding of the relationship between the human being and plant medicine through small discussion groups, self-study and in a student clinic setting.
During Level Two, you will begin building the skills needed to practice herbal medicine in
a clinical setting.
Note: If you have studied with a number herbalists but not had the opportunity to practice herbal medicine in a clinical setting, and are keen to develop these skills, please email:
Continue to build your knowledge of individual plants and their clinical application
Develop assessment and interviewing skills with clients
Work with clients in a clinical setting
Compile wellness protocols for clients
Practice formulation of herbal medicine specific to a client's needs
Practice medicine making and develop research skills
Small Group Discussions
October 16 Overview of the year, essays assigned. Begin review of intake with clients
November 20 GI Tract: Inflammatory bowel disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Constipation and herbal protocols
December 18 Nervous system: Mental Illness, Migraines, Insomnia and herbal protocols
January 15 Circulation: High Blood Pressure, Weak Venous Return, Heart Disease and herbal protocols
February 19 Respiratory system: Asthma, Bronchitis, Sinusitis and herbal protocols
March 19 Skin: Eczema, Psoriasis, Acne, Basil Cell Carcinoma and herbal protocols
April 16 Endocrine system: Adrenal fatigue and Women’s health and herbal protocols
May 21 Children’s Health: Childhood illnesses, Insomnia, ADD/ADHD and herbal protocols
June 18 Bones, Muscles and Ligaments: Fractures, Inflammation, Osteoporosis and herbal protocols
July 16 Urinary Tract: Urinary tract infections, Kidney stones and Interstitial cystitis, Herpes and herbal protocols.
Please note: Each month case histories will be handed out to work on through the month. The case histories will be reviewed the following month.
During clinic, you will have the opportunity to witness clinical herbal medicine in action. Real clients will come to the clinic, with real health concerns and real plant medicine will be formulated and given to them. You will have the chance to see how the medicine works when the clients return. Both level two and three apprentices will be present during the clinic and each student will have the opportunity to lead a client assessment.
Student clinics will be held once a month on a Friday and Saturday.
There may also be student clinic intensives.
For more information on student clinic, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Two 15 page thesis on using herbal medicine for a particular health challenge commonly seen in herbal clinics.
26 plant monographs
6 pharmacy assignments
Start a herb garden
Learn how to lead a herb walk
Total Cost: 2300.00 plus hst.
Upon registration: $500.00 plus $65.00 hst
October 1 $500 plus $65.00 hst
December 1 $500 plus $65.00 hst
February 1 $500 plus $65.00 hst
April 1 $300.00 plus $39.00 hst