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Exploring Herbalism at Home: Resources and Tips for Learning and Growing

Shalom Family,

In this blog post, we'll delve into the fascinating world of studying herbalism from the comfort of your own home. If you're interested in this subject or want to enhance your existing knowledge, I'll provide you with valuable resources and strategies to make the most of your learning journey. We'll explore various tools such as journals, books, anatomy models, posters, and even classes. So, let's dive in and uncover the wonders of herbalism education!


Section 1: The Power of Journaling

  • Discover the benefits of keeping a herbalism journal

  • How writing aids knowledge retention

  • Utilizing journals for sketches and plant documentation

Did you know that writing can help you remember things better? That's why having a journal is super important when studying herbalism. It's like having a special book to keep all your herb research in one place. You can even draw pictures of plants and make sketches to help you remember them. It's not about being a great artist, but about paying attention to the little details. Your own words and drawings will make learning herbs a lot more fun!


Section 2: Books as Essential Learning Tools

  • Exploring the value of books in herbalism studies

  • Learning from others' experiences and avoiding common mistakes

  • Recommendations for reference books, recipe books, and field guides

Books are like a treasure trove of knowledge. They are written by experts who want to share their experiences with you. When you read books about herbalism, you can learn from other people's mistakes and discoveries. They can also teach you how to make your own herbal remedies at home. If you're not sure where to start, there are special books called field guides that can help you identify different plants when you're outside exploring nature.


My Books:

Herbal Holistic Healing: African Herbalism for Modern Times: Click here Everyday Herbs: Meditations from the Heart, Recipes from the Soil: Click here Good Smells: Perfume & Diffuser Blending for Beginners: Click here Recipes From the Earth: For the Face, Body and Hair: Click here



The Complete Medicinal Herbal by Penelope Ody Herbal Remedies by Andrew Chevalier

Beginner Study:

Herbal Remedies for Vibrant Health by Rosemary Gladstar Body into Balance by Maria Noel Groves

Field Guides/ Foraging:

Wild Edibles: A Practical Guide to Foraging by Sergei Boutenko


Human Body: An Illustrated Guide to Every Part of the Human Body and How It Works by Martyn Page


The Miracle of Vegetables by Dr. Bahram Tadayyon

Healing Herbal Teas by Sarah Farr


Section 3: Anatomy Models for Visual Learning

  • Understanding the importance of anatomy models in herbalism

  • How models provide visual aid and enhance comprehension

  • Examples of anatomy models and their benefits

Anatomy models are like puzzle pieces that show us how our bodies work. They can help us understand how herbs interact with different parts of our bodies.

Even though we might not have real body parts at home, models can give us a visual idea of how things look and function. For example, you can find models of the heart, brain, or even the kidneys. They make learning about our bodies a lot more interesting!


► Anatomy Models: Human Torso Body Model Anatomy: Click here

► Life-Size Kidney Model: Click here

► Anatomical Heart Model: Click here

► Human Uterus Ovary Urinary Bladder Model: Click here

► Human Life Size Liver, Pancreas and Duodenum Simulation Model: Click here

► Pancreas, Duodenum, & Spleen Model: Click here

► Human Stomach Anatomy Model: Click here

► 4D Respiratory System Model: Click here

► Half Head Superficial Neurovascular Model: Click here

► Head and Brain Model: Click here

► Liefseize Model Unisex Torso African: Click here

► Hypertension Model: Click here

► Diabetes Model: Click here


Section 4: Educational Posters for Interactive Learning

  • Harnessing the advantages of herbalism posters

  • Using posters to educate clients and facilitate understanding

  • Recommendations for obtaining informative posters

Posters can be powerful tools when it comes to educating others about herbs and fostering a deeper understanding of their benefits. These colorful and informative displays bring plants to life and captivate the attention of both children and adults.

Additionally, medical posters can be used to depict various health conditions, their symptoms, and the corresponding herbal remedies or treatments. By utilizing these posters, herbalists can visually represent the conditions their clients are facing, making it easier for clients to understand and relate to their health concerns. The visual aspect helps clients grasp the connection between specific ailments and potential herbal interventions, enhancing their comprehension of the healing process.


10 Pack - Anatomical Poster Set - Laminated: Click here

Medarchitect Suture Practice Kit: Click here


Section 5: Engaging with Classes and Courses

  • The benefits of in-person and online herbalism classes

  • Detailed learning experiences and real-time interaction

  • Where to find classes, conferences, and local herbalist societies

Taking classes is another way to become an expert in herbalism. You can find classes online or even in your own community. In these classes, you can ask questions, meet other plant enthusiasts, and learn from experienced herbalists. Sometimes, you can also find conferences or events where people gather to talk about herbs and share their knowledge. It's like going on an exciting learning adventure!


With the abundance of resources available, learning herbalism from home has never been more accessible. By incorporating tools like journals, books, anatomy models, posters, and classes into your study routine, you can deepen your knowledge and embark on an empowering herbalism journey. Whether you're a beginner or seeking to expand your expertise, these resources will help you thrive in the world of herbalism. Happy learning and may your herbal adventures flourish!