Herbal Studies and Fundamental Iridology Certificate

Herbal Studies and Fundamental Iridology Certificate Course

‘Green medicine’ is playing an ever-increasing role in meeting the demand for an alternative to synthetic and pharmaceutical drugs — which may have harmful side effects.


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This 105-hour introductory course provides the student with a grounding in the fundamentals of botanical/herbal medicine.

Areas covered:

  • 7 body systems approach to botanical medicine
  • The study of 30 to 40 major herbs and their uses
  • Classification of herbs — nervines, expectorants, stimulants, diuretics, etc.
  • Herbal formulations and remedies for various conditions and ailments
  • Contraindications
  • How and why to use certain herbs
  • Format to use and how to make teas, salves, tinctures and poultices
  • Introduction to Iridology as an assessment tool
  • Causes of disease and process of detoxification and elimination
  • Biological conflict as a cause of disease: Dr. R. Hammer’s concept
  • Field trips to identify herbs


Note: Certificates for Fundamental Herbology and Fundamental Iridology are issued. Credit hours for Iridology can be applied towards a Practitioner Diploma in Clinical Iridology.

Course Length: 105 hours

Instructors: Herbal Studies: Chris Lamont, RH and Fundamental Iridology: Ed Lethbridge, C.N.P.


Term Date Time Length
Full-time: Wednesdays, starting Wed. Mar. 4, 2020  9:30 am-5 pm 14 classes
Part-time: TBD

Tuition and Registration

Tuition Fee: $1485 if taken as part of Program, $1785+HST if taken as a single course

Pre-Registration is necessary.


For information or to register, please contact Maria Gallé at mariag@transformationalarts.com or 416.484.0454 ext.25 or Pat Rigby at prigby@transformationalarts.com or 416.484.0454 ext.30.

You can also register securely online with PayPal above.

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The Holistic Health Practitioner Training Program is split into two areas of study: Holistic Studies and Energetic Studies.You can take the entire program, focused certificates, individual studies or take one course at a time.

Holistic Studies

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