Financial Aid: No
Street: Po Box 19254
Phone: (303) 442-6861
The North American Institute of Medical Herbalism, Inc. offers introductory, advanced, and clinical training in medical herbalism and clinical nutrition in the vitalist tradition. The Institute offers classroom, clinical, field training, distance learning formats and online courses. The Institute is approved and Regulated by the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Private Occupational School Board. The Institute is not academically accredited, and students are not eligible for federal government loans.
The Institute operates the Evergreen Center, a multi-practitioner sliding-scale holistic center in Boulder, Colorado.
The courses contain comprehensive information concerning the identification and use of medicinal plants by chemical structure and physiological effect, the art and science of making herbal medicine, the limitations and potential of viewing herbs chemically, and the challenge to current research paradigms posed by complex plant medicines. It also includes information on toxicology and contraindications, the issues involved in determining dosage and formulation types for an individual, guides to the different measurement systems and conversion tables, and the pros and cons of both industrial and traditional techniques.
The faculty members are certified herbalists with professional clinical experience and strong backgrounds in clinical nutrition. Each also has a professional background in education. Regular faculty undergo a credentialing process by the Colorado Department of Higher Education.