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Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism

Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism
2 Westwood Place
Asheville, NC 28806

The Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism operates on the philosophy that nature plays an integral role in the healing process. The school aims to provide the means for which students develop tools to promote their own understanding of the world, appreciation for those around them, and ultimately, self healing.

The programs offered at this holistic healthcare school in North Carolina include Fundamentals of Herbs and Plant Energies and the Traditionalist Herbal program. Both focus on the amazing healing power of the natural world, and include courses on the fundamentals of herbalism and natural energies. The plant energies program requires more than 60 hours of lecture and learning in the classroom, laboratory, and field. Students learn how to master identifying plants and their specific healing powers and apply these powers to stimulate healing.

The Traditional Herbalist program is designed for graduates of the Traditional Herbalist program and requires more than 250 hours of study. Students study herbology in the context of Eastern medical philosophies and learn to identify various ecosystems.

The Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism is dedicated to more than simply providing education, it's dedicated to truly stimulating the mind to conceive entirely new theories and concepts that are applicable to everyday life. Through the school's Branches program, a series of short courses on a variety of topics, the general community as well as Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism students are exposed to new ideas on healing and living a more fulfilled life. Topics range from herbal nutrition to home remedies for illness, and are often held on the weekends and in the evenings to accommodate working professionals.

The Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism remains committed to serving as an academic center for excellence for future herbologists and natural healing professionals.

Quick Facts:

  • The Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism is the area's oldest herbal studies school.

  • All classes at the Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism are held at a natural sanctuary.

  • The Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism offers a variety of classes and workshops for the general public in herbal medicine and disease treatments and prevention.

  • The Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism boasts its own herb laboratory.

  • The Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism has a dedicated program exclusively for children that teaches the value of nature through fun and engaging activities.
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