Botanologos School of Herbal Studies

Georgia's Premier School of Herbal Studies for Twenty-Six Years!

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BotanoLogos has introduced herbalism to thousands of people in the Southeast since 1993.

We’d love to help you learn more about herbal medicine!

Our 2019 calendar includes webinars, classes, plant walks and hands-on workshops for herbal beginners and at intermediate levels.

Cara-Lee Langston of Wildcraft Kitchen is leading a series of plant walks this summer, starting with Family Friendly Foraging on Saturday, May 25, 2019. See the full schedule of Cara-Lee’s walks.

On Memorial Day weekend, we’re partnering with Gentle Harmony Farm for the Second Annual Small Scale Medicinal Herb Farming Workshop, May 24 to 26, 2019. Learn to grow, process and sell medicinal herbs at this information packed workshop. Just two seats left for this workshop!

Visit BotanoLogos OnLine, our on-line classroom, for recorded webinars including Herbal Basics for Everyone, Healing with the Five Elements and From Symptom to Formula. More webinars coming soon!

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Upcoming Classes

Upcoming Events

  1. seedling racks

    Second Annual Small Scale Organic Medicinal Herb Farming Workshop

    May 24 @ 1:00 pm - May 26 @ 1:00 pm
  2. Family Friendly Foraging

    May 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  3. Early Summer Herbs and Wild Foods Walk

    June 22 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  4. Urban Herb Walk

    July 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  5. Mid Summer Herbs and Wild Foods Walk

    July 27 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Testimonials from our students

  • "I believe that your classes are the best overall introduction to the use of herbs that I have seen. The information is clear, up to date and presented in a way that makes it easy to learn."

    Charli Vogt

    Atlanta, Ga

  • "Patricia’s knowledge of the medicinal flora of the Southeastern United States, coupled with her sensitivity about their conservation, reflects her intimate familiarity with herbs in the field and clinic. She is an exceptional resource for students with an interest in the practical use of herbal medicines and the historical context of their popular use."

    Jim Affolter

    Ph.D.

    Director of Research, The State Botanical Garden of Georgia
    and Associate Professor of Horticulture, University of Georgia,

    Athens, Ga

  • "Patricia is a gifted teacher who provides just the right mix of lecture, demonstration, and self-discovery. You'll learn more than you ever knew there was to know about healing, understanding, and laughing! "

    Manette Messenger

    Atlanta, Ga

  • "A multi-faceted course of study that revolutionized my approach to healing those in my practice, my family, and my self."

    Sophia Brothers Peterman

    MD, MPH

    Atlanta, Ga

  • "This program helped me take the first steps towards becoming a practicing clinical herbalist. I recommend it to anyone looking for a foundation in botanical medicine that will help them determine if herbalism is the career for them."

    Holli Richey

    RH (AHG)

    Chattanooga, Tennessee

  • "Whether you plan to become a professional herbalist, or just want to learn more about plants and herbal medicine, this is a great introduction to the incredible diversity of plants in the Southern Appalachians. "

    Fatina Bissat

    Macon, Ga

  • "This comprehensive program was exactly what I was looking for! In part due to the fact that Patricia is a passionate and authentic teacher drawing on her years of clinical experience to bring herbalism to life."

    Noelle Fuller

    Homer, Ga

  • "You taught me more than I had been able to learn in my years of study using various herb books. "

    Shannon O’Lear

    Kentucky

  • "BotanoLogos classes excel at presenting even the most complex topic in a well-organized, easy to understand manner. Patricia’s is very approachable as a teacher. If this were Tripadvisor, I’d rate them with 5 stars!"

    Pam Gould

    Atlanta, GA

  • "As a registered nurse for 30 years, I was gratified to learn that there were answers to the questions that didn't seem to fit anywhere in conventional medical practice. "

    Suzan Scholl

    RN

    Lineville, Alabama

Buy The Book

Medicinal Plants

of the Southern Appalachians

Medicinal Plants of the Southern Appalachians by Patricia Kyritsi Howell, BotanoLogos program director, is an essential reference for herbalists interested in the uses of native plants of the Appalachians and much of Eastern North America. Herbs such as Black Cohosh, Mountain Mint, Goldenrod, Joe Pye Weed and many others are described in detail, along with guidelines for ethical harvesting, lots of recipes, easy to follow directions for making herbal medicines and bloom/harvest calendars.

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