BotanoLogos School of Herbal Studies

Georgia's Premier School of Herbal Studies for Thirty Years!

Join Us in the Mountains!

In-Person Classes and Events

BotanoLogos students studying plant in forest

Join Us in the Mountains!

In-Person Classes and Events

BotanoLogos offers classes, walks, retreats, and medicine-making events from spring to fall. More events are coming! Be sure to sign up for our Newsletter, and we’ll let you know when new classes are added.

BotanoLogos Online!

Virtual Learning

BotanoLogos Online!

Virtual Learning

The AHG Legacy of Wisdom Series features Appalachian Herbs Materia Medica with Patricia Kyritsi Howell, a four-week webinar, starting April 25, 2024. Take a look at our pre-recorded webinars available for purchase and download anytime, including “Herbal Basics for Everyone,” our best-selling option for beginners.

From Symptom to Formula

BotanoLogos Online Classroom
Open 24/7
6 hour webinar.

Herbal Basics for Everyone

BotanoLogos Online Classroom
Open 24/7
Webinar, 8 hours, Good for beginners
Patricia Kyritsi Howell


Herbalist, Teacher, Mentor and Author

Drawing on 30 years of experience as a practicing clinical herbalist and teacher, Patricia’s book, Medicinal Plants of the Southern Appalachians (2006), is an excellent guide to the uses of medicinal plants of the region. Patricia is the director and founder of the BotanoLogos School of Herbal Studies in Clayton (Rabun County), Georgia. She is a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild and serves as AHG Admissions Coordinator and Academic Coordinator for of the AHG's annual Symposium.

What People are Saying about BotanoLogos

Patricia is an exceptional resource for students interested in the practical use of herbal medicine and the historical context of popular use. 

– Dr. Jim Affolter, Assistant Professor of Horticulture, UGA, and Director of Research, The State Botanical Garden of Georgia

I came to this class barely able to identify a pine tree and left knowing how to recognize and use over 60 herbs! 

– Donna Brower, Atlanta, GA

Patricia’s teaching style combines dry humor, crystal clear explanations, and the ability to respond to individual student’s needs so that everyone feels included and supported.

– Julie Calhoun, Atlanta, Georgia

Botanologos classes are an excellent opportunity to learn about local herbs in the larger context of traditional healing. In the years since I completed the program, I’ve found that what I learned continues to provide a solid foundation that grounds my work. 

– Kelly Clonts, Herbal Educator, Atlanta, Georgia

What I learned makes me feel loved by the Earth.

– Candice Colquitt, Savannah, GA

Your enthusiasm and colorful stories made this class one of a kind.

– Joseph Colquitt, Atlanta, GA

Curiosity first brought me to BotanoLogos. In the end, I left with the inspiration and knowledge I needed to become a practicing herbalist.

– David R, Essig-Beatty, D.O., West Virginia

Patricia has a great mind and a big heart. Her ability to inspire others makes herbalism come alive!

– Susan Ford Flaherty, Atlanta, GA

Patricia answered questions that I didn’t even know I had as I began my herbal practice.

– Jen Stovall, Samara Herb School, New Orleans, LA

This program was life-altering. I now have a foundation in herbal medicine that I will use both personally and professionally in my work as a nurse practitioner. 

– Cathy Kilgore, Atlanta, Georgia

Taking this course was one of the best things I have ever done for myself. It was a wise investment of both time and money. 

– Susan Lockhart, Ph.D., Georgia

After studying with Patricia for a year, I have reclaimed my ability to heal myself with medicinal herbs and food.         

– Karen Maddox, Atlanta, GA