Herbalism (Advanced)

Level: Practitioner QLS level 4

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to practice Advanced Herbalism – graduates of this course can also obtain professional liability insurance
  • Receive the Certificate of Achievement at QLS Level 4*
  • Become a Registered BSY Advanced Herbalism Practitioner
  • Be awarded the professional BSY Diploma
  • Be eligible to become a member of AHCP (Association of Complementary Practitioners)

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Course overview

Modern scientific analysis is proving what ancient physicians instinctively understood about the therapeutic properties of herbs. With the interest in herbal medicine growing more people are turning to this form of therapy as an alternative to orthodox drugs. This course will assist you in the search for information about the safe use of herbs and how to effectively apply that knowledge to the treatment of a multitude of disorders.


  • Lesson One
    • Introduction/ The Circulatory System
      • The Blood-Vascular System
      • Circulatory Disorders
      • Herbs for the Blood-Vascular System
  • Lesson Two
    • General Guidelines/ The Circulatory System (Continued)/
      • The Respiratory Tract
      • Negative Interactions
      • Quantities
      • Herbal Suppliers
      • The Lymphatic system
      • Disorders of the Lymphatic System
      • Antibiotics
      • Herbs for the Lymphatic System
      • Disorders of the Respiratory Tract
      • Herbs for the Respiratory Tract
  • Lesson Three
    • Science and Herbalism/ The Digestive System
      • The Upper Digestive Tract
      • Disorders of the Upper Digestive Tract
      • Diet
      • Herbs for the Upper Digestive Tract
  • Lesson Four
    • The Digestive System (Continued)
      • The Lower Digestive Tract
      • Disorders of the Liver and Gall Bladder
      • Herbs for the Liver and Gall Bladder
      • Disorders of the Small Intestines
      • Herbs for the Small Intestines
  • Lesson Five
    • The Digestive System (Continued)/ The Nervous System
      • The Large Intestine
      • Disorders of the Large Intestine
      • Herbs for the Large Intestine
      • The Nervous System
      • Disorders of the Nervous System
      • Herbs for the Nervous System
  • Lesson Six
    • Chinese and Ayurvedic Medicine/ The Muscular-skeletal System
      • Disorders of the Muscular-skeletal System
      • Herbs for the Muscular-skeletal System
  • Lesson Seven
    • The Urinary System
      • Disorders of the Urinary System
      • Herbs for the Urinary System
  • Lesson Eight
    • The Endocrine System
      • The Hypothalamus
      • The Glands
      • The Pancreas
      • Disorders of the Pancreas
      • Herbs for the Endocrine System
  • Lesson Nine
    • The Reproductive System
      • Female Organs and Disorders
      • Male Organs and Disorders
      • Herbs for the Reproductive System
  • Lesson Ten
    • The Skin/ Oxidants and Antioxidants
      • Disorders of the Skin
      • Herbs for the Skin
      • Herbal Antioxidants

Practical training

No practical training is required to complete this course.

*Registration fee included.