Foundations of Herbal Medicine

Foundations of Herbal Medicine


The Foundations of Herbal Medicine module consists of 13 hours of presentations, organized into four categories: Herb Pharmacology (5 hours), Mitochondrial Function (4 hours), Detoxification (2 hours) & Herb Mechanisms (2 hours).

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*To start, click on recorded presentations listed on the right. Watch presentations and pass quizzes to complete the Herb Pharmacology portion of this module.

  • Herb Pharmacology: Required- 5 hours total

    • Herbs, Holism and Science: An Introduction to Phytochemistry, Pharmacology, and Pharmacokinetics — 2 hours (Bove)
    • The Need for Phytochemistry in Human Health and Ecological Pharmacology — 2 hours (Spelman)
    • Assessing Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion & Herb-Drug Interactions — 1 hour (Zampieron)

    Optional: Traditional Herbalism

    • Intro to Medical Herbalism: The Science and Practice of Herbal Medicine — 1.5 hours (Bove)
    • Actions of Herbs: A Basic Skill to Master to Become an Effective Herbalist — 1.5 hours (Stansbury)


  • Mitochondrial Function: 3 hours total

  • Restorative Medicine Herbs for Mitochondrial Function — 2 hour Live webinar – August 2020 (Spelman)
  • Botanicals in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Systemic Exertion Intolerance — 1 hour recording (Spelman)- .
  • Detoxification: 2 hours total

    Presented at the Annual Conference:

    • Restorative Medicine Herbs for Detoxification- 2 hours,
  • Herb Mechanisms: 2 hours total

    Live webinar on Tuesday, April 14, 2020:

    • Restorative Medicine Herb Review by Mechanisms — 2 hours (Bove)

Once your last conference and webinar have been completed an up to date CME certificate will be posted to your account online.