Bioregional Herbal Studies in the Crossroads of the SouthwestYerba Mansa flower copy

Join Dara Saville and other local herbalists for courses designed to bring natural wellness and plant medicine knowledge back to the people. Herb classes start at just $15. Learn about the properties of plants and how to prepare herbal remedies through lectures, field trips, and hands-on activities. Make custom herbal body products, prepare your own wild foods, and delve into flower essences.  Explore New Mexico landscapes and take part in active riparian restoration work and replanting native medicinal plants in the wild. Classes range from one-day specialty topics to multi-week series or 12 month advanced study programs that will take you deeper into the world of plant medicine.


Albuquerque Herbalism’s Summer & Fall 2019 Classes:

  • Medicinal Cannabis: Common Uses for Symptom Relief: Tuesday August 6
  • Herbalism Series 2: begins Tuesday August 13
  • Ecological Herbalism Series: begins Monday September 9
  • Bosque Restoration Field Day with the Yerba Mansa Project: Saturday September 14
  • Special Event: Fall Equinox Medicinal Plant Ally Meditation in the Bosque with the Yerba Mansa Project: September 21
  • Advanced Herbalist Group: new session begins in October
  • Herbalism Series 1: begins October 8
  • Western Herbal Energetics and Constitutions: Plants as Allies of Resilience: October 19
  • Medicinal Cannabis: Holistic Balance: November 2
  • Body Bliss: Herbal Gift Making Workshop: December 6-7
  • See our additional free community herbalism classes and events

While many of our classes take place at The Source, some are offered at other locations. ~ Please see class descriptions for the location of your class.

Coming in Winter 2019-20:

Cannabis: Cosmic Plant, Herbalism Series 2, Herbs for Cold and Flu Season, Hydrosols & Distillates, and more…

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Yarrow flowers pinkDedication ~ The ongoing work of Albuquerque Herbalism is dedicated to the loving memory of Bert Norgorden.  Bert’s love of plants, both as subjects of scientific research and as beings of exceptional beauty, made him one of the Albuquerque area’s most accomplished herbalists.  His powerful plant medicine, his inspiring teachings, and his alluring plant portraits will be forever missed.