Herbal Medicine Bursaries

The future of Herbal Medicine largely depends on education and at Herbal Reality we are very pleased to be supporting herbalists of the future by offering bursaries at some of the UK’s leading herbal educational establishments.

What is herbal medicine?

A herbalist is medically trained to use plants as medicines. Herbalists are trained in clinical diagnosis, plant pharmacology and prescribing. A training lasts from 3-6 years and includes all aspects of anatomy and physiology, clinical examination and clinical practice. The herbal therapeutics aspect of the training involves botany, pharmacogsony, materia medica and all the requirements to dispense plant medicines safely.