Advanced Herbalism

in the Vitalist Tradition 2021-22 

Enrollment is Open!

Program begins September 8th

​Open to all graduates of the

Footprints in Medical Herbalism program

Our Advanced Program prepares the herbalist for becoming a clinical practitioner. Paul Bergner, Medical Herbalist, Clinical Nutritionist and founder of the North American Institute of Medical Herbalism, is our primary instructor and students will receive direct experience under his professional guidance in our live online classroom. This is a rigorous program with just over 300 total hours of study...read more

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Footprints in Medical Herbalism 2021-22 

Enrollment is Open!

Program begins September 7th

No previous herbal experience required​


Our Footprints in Medical Herbalism program is now completely online! Join us this fall as Heather Luna, Clinical Herbalist, Clinical Nutritionist and founder of the ACORN school, guides us into the world of plant medicine and helps us deepen our relationship with the earth, each other and ourselves. This is an entry level academic program that provides in-depth essential training in the foundations of Western Herbalism with a total of 348 hours of study...read more

Sustaining the Vitalist Tradition of Western Herbalism

​The ACORN School of Herbal Medicine offers Educational Programs in ​Western Herbalism 

with Clinical Approaches to Plant Medicine and Vitalist Healing