BotanoLogos has introduced herbalism to thousands of people in the Southeast since 1993. We’d love to help you learn more about herbal medicine!

Join us for our day-long or weekend classes and for more comprehensive  studies, consider our ten moth (one weekend per month) in-depth herbal   Foundations of Herbalism program. We offer webinars, classes, plant walks and hands-on workshops for herbal beginners and at intermediate levels.

Check out our new webinars! Study herbalism from anywhere, at any time. All webinars may be attended as live streamed sessions, or as recordings you can access anytime that’s convenient for you. Upcoming webinars include:

Herbal Basics for Everyone   This four session webinar series for herbal beginners has already begun though you can still register and we’ll send you links to recordings and handouts of any sessions you’ve missed. Attend live webinars or at your convenience anytime for the next year.                                  Only $50 for the entire series!

Healing with the Five Elements: An Introduction to the Basic Concepts of Traditional Chinese Medicine for Herbalists  Register for this eight session series now to access both recorded and live sessions.

       We still have room for a few more of you to join us for the 2019 Foundations of Herbalism Program that begins in March.

Ready to start establishing yourself as a practicing herbalist in your community? Get the support you need to build a successful practice.  Patricia Kyritsi Howell’s  Mentorship Program is open to a few more mentees.

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Upcoming Classes

Upcoming Events

  1. Healing with the Five Elements Webinar

    November 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - January 23, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
  2. Foundations of Herbalism Program begins

    March 16

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


    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


  • "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


    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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