Stinging Nettle is one of the most important herbs in Western Herbalism

In this course, you’ll learn how to work with Nettles to strengthen kidney function, head off seasonal allergies, and boost your nutrition with this high-mineral super food!

You’ll also learn how to identify Nettles in the wild and three different ways to prepare a nourishing infusion. 

Did you know that Nettle even has anti-microbial action? 

You will once you complete this course! We've known for eons that Nettles can help keep you healthy in all kinds of ways, but recently scientists are studying Nettle for its antimicrobial effects - and we've included that too!

In video demonstrations, you’ll learn all about Nettles - the old and the new!

What you'll learn

  • The amazing power of Nettles

    Learn all about how to work with all parts of Stinging Nettle. From arthritis to seasonal allergies to super food - Nettles offers something for everyone in your family!

  • Identify Nettles growing wild

    With the close-up herb walk video, you'll see each part of the plant during all of the seasons - so you can find Nettles near you at any time of year!

  • Nourishing Nettle infusions

    What's the best way to work with Nettles? A nourishing long infusion! We've got close-up videos to show you three different methods for making a long infusion - bring your phone or laptop right into the kitchen and we'll do it together!

  • Printable Quick-Guides

    There are even printable quick-guides you can hang on your refrigerator to help keep your knowledge fresh.

Check out the whole course contents:

  • 1

    Welcome! (00:00)

  • 2

    Stinging Nettle Materia Medica (36:01)

    • Nettle - Urtica dioica

    • Nettle [audio]

    • Quick Guide: Stinging Nettle Materia Medica

    • Nettle: Herb of the Week

    • Nettle is Anti-microbial?!

    • Study about Nettle's antimicrobial properties

    • Nettles and Seasonal Allergies

    • Friends of Nettle (Herbal Formulation in Pairs)

    • Nettle quiz

  • 3

    Making Nettle Infusions (16:06)

    • How to drink Nettles

    • Quick Guide: instructions for making infusions

    • Long Infusions

    • Mr Long Infusion

    • Press Pot

    • Nettle and Friends tea blend

    • My favorite Nettle blends

    • Cooking with Nettle

  • 4

    Identifying and Harvesting Nettle (16:29)

    • A Nettle herb walk

    • Guidelines for Wildcrafting and Harvesting

    • Some of my favorite resources for making Nettle cordage

    • Want to harvest more?

The best herb school online!

Vanessa P.

"I researched different online herbalism courses for about two months and am so glad I found you two. There is so much more than just the material to this course. Because you teach everything in videos, and then with the live Q&A sessions every week, I feel like this is more of an in-person experience than an online course and I love that."

This is no ordinary online course...

In addition to the videos, we provide features to accommodate all the different ways people like to learn, so you can internalize the information easily!

  • Lifetime access - so you can review the content as many times as you like, forever!

  • Weekly live Q&A sessions with Katja and Ryn- to ask your questions directly, live and in person! (They're even archived, in case you miss one!)

  • Ask questions anytime - we're always just a click away: you can ask any questions in the integrated discussion forum, and we're committed to personally answering your questions, usually within 24 hours

  • Printable PDF materials - if you like to follow the videos along on paper, or keep them handy for a quick reference

  • Downloadable MP3 files - so you can review the content while you commute, workout, garden, ... anytime!

  • No-risk money back guarantee - no questions asked!

Your Teachers

Two heads are better than one!

Katja & Ryn
Katja & Ryn

Katja & Ryn almost always teach together. They each have particular talents and areas of interest, and their perspectives on certain issues are quite different! Together, they convey a fuller picture of the realities of herbal theory & practice than either one could do alone.

Katja is an herbalist and teacher working to help people rebuild their relationships with their bodies and their own ability to heal. She’s been in practice for nearly 20 years, but it all began with a desire to make her own “fancy tea” at home instead of paying high prices for imported blends at specialty stores. She’s kept that do-it-yourself ethic close to her heart.

Ryn has been a practicing herbalist since 2010. He came to herbalism by way of martial arts, where his first experiences with herbs were focused on getting back into the game and becoming more flexible, adaptable, and resilient. Passing that experience on to others is what keeps him motivated every day.

Together, Katja and Ryn teach everyone from children to elders, as well as pharmacy students from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, where they both serve as associate faculty. Ryn and Katja are the authors of Herbal Medicine for Beginners, and the creators of the weekly Holistic Herbalism Podcast.

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