The Herbal Bear School of Botanical Medicine is dedicated to promoting and providing responsible information and education about medicinal plants.

Herbal Bear classes range from short one day workshops to a comprehensive six-month program for herbal studies. They offer instruction on a variety of topics including herbal medicine making, herbs for colds and flu, herbs for women’s health, medical botany, medicinal mushrooms, herbal energetics, herbal formula making, phyto-chemistry of medicinal plants and other health related topics.

Additionally Herbal Bear offers herbal workshops on herbal cosmetics, herbal soap making and other craft related topics. Many of these classes are offered in New York City. Herbal Bear has taught for a number of organizations including: New York Botanical Garden, The Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, Beth Israel Hospital, Open Center, Learning Annex, Green Nations Herbal Gathering, Women’s Herbal Conference, Wave Hill and Institute for Environmental Studies.

The Herbal Bear offers a 6-month, one weekend a month, program for those who are interested in an in-depth course which will cover herbs in a systematic and hands-on learning process.