Online Herbal Immersion Program

Have you ever felt confused trying to grow
your own herb garden?

Or wondered which herbal preparation will be
the most potent?

I understand how hard it is to navigate the deluge of herbal information out there, and find a resource you can trust.

With over twenty-five years under my belt growing herbs, making medicine, and teaching about plants, I’ve come up with a program that is chock-full of expert guidance for cultivating medicinal herbs and addressing common ailments at home with your very own tinctures, syrups, poultices and salves.

Bonus: You’ll be learning all about herbs while you save money—growing the garden of your dreams and whipping up a homegrown medicine chest full of the highest quality remedies to be found!

~Juliet Blankespoor

Watch Our Video About the Herbal Immersion Program!

Herbal Immersion Program Outline

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Module 1: Foundations in Herbalism

Cultivating Relationships with Healing Plants; Introduction to Botany; Plant Families; Vegetative and Floral Terms; Herbal Actions; Ethical Wildcrafting; Spring Plant Walk; Medicinal Preparations; Harvesting Herbs; Edible Flowers

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Module 2: The Nitty-Gritty of Soil, Part 1

 Principles of Organic Gardening; Planning Your Dream Garden; Growing Healthy Soil; Building Soil Fertility; Botanical Garden Allies; Creating New Garden Beds;
Container Gardening

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Module 3: Common Useful Garden Weeds

Daylily; Lamb’s Quarters;
Chickweed; Dandelion; Violet;
Purple Dead Nettle;
Cleavers; Creasy Greens;
Garlic Mustard; Yellow Dock;
Japanese Honeysuckle

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Module 4: Plant Propagation

Special Strategies for Germinating Herbs: Stratification, Scarification, and Light-Dependent Germination;
Preparing Seed Trays; Sowing Seeds; Soil Blocks; Bottom Heat; Root Division; Stem Cuttings; Layering; Seed Saving of Medicinal Herbs

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Module 5: Tonic Herbs and Adaptogens

Introduction to Adaptogens, Alteratives and Tonic Herbs;
Gotu Kola; Tulsi;
Nettles; Milky Oats;
Astragalus; Ginseng;
Hibiscus

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Module 6: The Nitty-Gritty of Soil, Part 2

Introduction to Permaculture; Building a Compost Pile;
Composting Leaf Mold; Organic
Pest and Disease Management;
Season Extension; Woodland Cultivation of Medicinal Herbs; Homemade Potting Soil

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Module 7: Herbs for the Immune System

Introduction to Immune Stimulants, Immunomodulators and Antimicrobials; Spilanthes; Echinacea; Goldenseal; Bee Balm and
Wild Bergamot; Calendula;
Boneset; Elderberry

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Module 8: Introduction to the Digestive System

Bitters, Astringents and Carminatives; Foundations of Nutrition: Whole Foods, Organic Foods and GMOs; Macronutrients, Fiber, and Intestinal Flora; Vitamins and Minerals; Bioflavonoids; Food Allergies and Intolerances

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Module 9: Herbs for the Digestive System

Anise Hyssop; Meadowsweet;
Fennel; Mint; Chamomile;
Lemon Balm; Basil

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Module 10: Herbs for the Respiratory System

Introduction to Expectorants, Demulcents and Anticatarrhals; Elecampane;
Mullein; Marshmallow;
Yarrow; Goldenrod

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Module 11: Herbs for

Introduction to Nervines, Hypnotics, Anxiolytics, Antidepressants and Analgesics; Valerian; Skullcap; Passionflower;  California Poppy;  Mimosa; Rose; Vervain

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Module 12: Herbs for the Female Reproductive System

Uterine Tonics, Emmenagogues, Hormone Balancers and Uterine Antispasmodics; Ecology of Estrogen in the Body; Red Raspberry; Black Cohosh; Vitex; Motherwort

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Module 13: Medicine Making – Core Preparations

Infusions and Decoctions; Tinctures; Herbal Honeys and Syrups;
Herbal Vinegars; Flower Essences;
Plant Spirit Medicine

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Module 14: Food as Medicine

Meads; Culinary Oils; Infused Vinegars; Fire Ciders: Spicy Vinegars; Goo Balls; Compound Butters; Herbal Finishing Salts; Herbal Sauces; Wild Herbal Pestos, Hummus and Pâté; Medicinal Mushroom Concoction; Herbal Popsicles, Iced Teas and Granitas; Bone Broth; Bitters; Shrubs; Fancy Pants Ice Cubes; Simple Syrups; Cocktails and Mocktails

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Module 15: Topical Preparations and Natural Body Care

Infused Oils and Salves;
Compresses and Poultices,
Herbal First Aid; Introduction to Hydrotherapy; Introduction to Aromatherapy; Floral Skin Serum; Body Butters;
Salt Scrubs; Bath Salts;
Aromatherapy Sprays;
Aromatic Massage Oils

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Module 16: Herbal Livelihoods/Applying the Knowledge

Introduction to Herbal Livelihoods and Legalities of Products Businesses; Connecting to Your Life’s Purpose; Permaculture in Action: Joe Hollis’ Mountain Gardens; Amy Hamilton; Lorna Mauney-Brodek; Dr. James Duke; Asia Suler; History of Earthaven Ecovillage; Permaculture Principles with Chuck Marsh

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Module 17: Siting Reference Guide – Regional Profiles and Habitat Lists

Arid Lowland Climates with Monica Rude; Cold Temperate Climates with Deb Soule; Arid Mountainous Climates with Kathi Keville; Rocky Soils in Mid-Continental Climates with Steven Foster; Subtropical Climates with Emily Ruff; Mediterranean Climates with Richo Cech; Woodland Medicinals with Joe Hollis; Wetland Herbs; Shade Herbs; Arid Climate Herbs; Hot and Humid Climate Herbs

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Meet Our Featured Botanical Stars

Our program is infused with a plant-centered approach to herbal medicine. From anise hyssop to yellow dock, the course focuses on an all-star lineup of botanicals, primo for most temperate climate gardens. Note that most of the following herbs are the headliners of their very own video and profile.

Take a Sneak Peak at Our Botanical Starlets.

Full Program Outline

The program is in a drip feed format. When you sign up, you will be on an individualized drip feed. This simply means you’ll have access to all the modules that have been released, but you can move at your own pace through the material. We hope this format will allow you to pace yourself and avoid feeling overwhelmed by the vast amount of material!
Enrollment is ongoing, and you can sign up any time.

View the Complete Course Outline Here.

We’ve had over 1,700 students enroll from over a dozen countries in just our first year offering online herbal classes.
Here are just a few glowing testimonials from both our programs…

marianela-leekley

“The Immersion offers so much more than you think you’re going to get. Not only will you learn about these amazing plants and how to grow them, you will also learn about the human body and how herbs affect each system–and not in a general way. These courses teach you how to understand plants in various preparations and how each type of preparation will extract different properties of the plants. You will no longer be doing a web search on remedies for various ailments, because in the Herbal Immersion Program, you are given such tailored and focused instruction that not only includes information, but wisdom on how to apply all of this knowledge. They teach you both the science and the art of herbalism. A student can go as deep as they want with all these tools provided. I cannot express enough gratitude for this course.”

~ Marianela Leekley, Charlotte, North Carolina
Entrepreneur

Lola O'Brien t

“I’ve taken many different online herbal courses and this is by far my favorite! It is stunning, gorgeous, fun and very informative. The videos are fun, the manual is stunning, and I really enjoy the progress aspect and review worksheets and quizzes. I was worried it was a little too basic for where I am at in my studies, but it turns out I’m filling in a lot of critical holes in my knowledge base. I’m in love with this course and am having a fabulous time studying with it.”

~ Lola O’Brien, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Doula, writer, entrepreneur and stay-at-home and homeschooling mom to 3 kids

SaDonna

“I can’t tell you how blown away I am. It’s such a gift to feel connected to a community of healers, and I feel like I am receiving guided, instruction with each lesson. Although the lessons are fun and funny, each time I am left with a deep respect for Juliet and Asia, and the wisdom they are passing on. Thank you so much for creating such a gift for the herbal community and aspiring herbalists like me.”

~ SaDonna Heathman, Washington State
Wellness Coach, stay-at-home mom

Lori Rose

“Perfect for the person new to herbal medicine making or the magic of the plant world. The videography is so incredibly beautiful and fun that you would never know you are in a class, the photography is so captivating that you won’t dare print the course handouts in black and white, the web design is spectacularly user friendly, and the information is incredibly thorough. It is a refreshing mix of feeding your mind, body, and soul as you explore the synergies between the plant and human worlds, and they remind you to slow down and appreciate the gifts that plants bring to us while we work to learn their magical wonders both intellectually, experientially, and spiritually.”

~ Dr. Lori Valentine Rose, Cleburne, Texas
Life Sciences Instructor

Darlene Rose

“Can’t tell you how much I love this program. It’s informative and witty which makes it fun to read through, and I absolutely love the photography. I am a picture person so the more pictures, the more I absorb! It’s easy to access, responsive and skill-building. Thank you so much!”

~ Darlene Rose, West Virginia
Author of “Endocrine Disrupted”
Holistic Nutritionist and Wellness Consultant

This online course is self-paced and you can start as soon as you sign up!

Not quite ready to begin just yet?

Sign up now and defer your course start date for up to a year.

Pay in full for $1800

Holiday Sale Price: $1620

Payment Plan: $149 for 12 months

(the payment plan is $168 more than paying in full)