Resources

1 | CLASSES + EVENTS

2 | SCHOOLS + COURSES

3 | BOOKS

4 | ONLINE & FREE


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SCHOOLS + COURSES

LOCAL 

Vital Ways | Herbal School located in NE Portland, OR

Arctos SchoolHerbal Immersion Program & Herbal Foundations Program 

The School of Forest Medicine | “Our classes and courses interweave direct spiritual experience with practical, hands-on participatory work. We offer you the opportunity to find and connect with your plant allies and to remember your living bond with the elemental forces of nature.” Class locations vary

Herbalism Professional Series | At Portland Community College

Clear Skin Path | Online mini course focused on healing common skin complaints including acne and eczema and keeping skin looking youthful. 

NATIONAL + ONLINE

Online Classes, Written Documents, Video Recordings | By Jim Mcdonald 

Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism | Founded by Paul Bergner

The Science and Art of Herbalism Online Course | By Rosemary Gladstar

Clear Skin Path | Learn Holistic Health strategies for clear, soft and healthy skin. Course by our Herbalist Tania Oceana

Women’s Health Courses | By Herbalist, Midwife and MD Aviva Romm


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BOOKS

The Way of Herbs by Micheal Tierra | Explanation of the Traditional Western Herbalism Paradigm. 

Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast by Andrew MacKinnon and Jim Pojar | Great to bring on hikes in the Pacific NW for plant identification 

The Practice of Traditional Western Herbalism by Matthew Wood | As the title implies, this book is a good intro to the Energetics system which is present in Traditional Western Herbalism.

Hormonal Intelligence by Aviva Romm | This Women’s health expert, Herbalist and M.D. has distiller her decades of knowledge into this amazing book. 

Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants by Scott Kloos | Great book for identification (with photos), ethical wild harvesting information and uses of 120 wild herbs that grow in the Pacific Northwest. 

Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs | Referred to sweetly as the grandma of modern American Herbalism, Rosemary Gladstar is definitely an Herbalist to know and she has a wealth of knowledge she share in her many books. 

The Book of Herbal Wisdom by Mathew Wood | In depth book filled with personal anecdotes from years in his practice, Wood also touches on Native American shamanic botany and homeopathy.

Botany in a Day by Thomas J. Elpel | Though it took me more than a day to read, the taxonomy and identification information is such a great resource to help organize the many different plants into more recognizable groups. 


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ONLINE & FREE

Our Articles located here | Written by our Herbalist with over a decade of experience.

Pregnancy + Herbs by Dr. Aviva Romm | Quality information about the controversial use of herbs during pregnancy.

HerbCraft.org | A fairly random and rich selection of herbal information by Jim Mcdonald, a well known herbalist located in the N.E. corner of the U.S.

Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism Blog | In depth articles about Herbs and Nutrition.

Herbal Radio by Mountain Rose Herbs | This community resource is a collection of curated lectures from some of our generation’s most esteemed herbalists.

Native PNW Plants. Find, grow and learn about Native Pacific NW Plants | Portland Nursery offers knowledge about supporting native ecosystems. 



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