BotanoLogos has introduced herbalism to thousands of people in the Southeast since 1993.
The school’s curriculum, which includes the Foundations of Herbalism and weekend seminars at beginning and intermediate levels, day-long classes, plant walks and hands-on workshops, offers you a unique approach to herbal studies.
In addition to practical, well-organized classes we also encourage you to use your senses to experience herbs so that you gain the confidence needed to use herbs safely and effectively for your own health and to make herbalism available to others in your community.
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."
"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."
Director of Research, The State Botanical Garden of Georgia
and Associate Professor of Horticulture, University of Georgia,
"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! "
"A multi-faceted course of study that revolutionized my approach to healing those in my practice, my family, and my self."
Sophia Brothers Peterman
"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."
"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. "
"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."
"You taught me more than I had been able to learn in my years of study using various herb books. "
"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!"
"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. "
Buy The Book
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.Learn More