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Join Michigan herbalist Jim Mcdonald for unique and engaging teaching style with the help of old leather, soggy donuts, and who knows what else; in the process making energetics practical, clear and more humorous than perhaps was expected. Jim was loved by all who attended last years classes.

19 - 20 Oct, 2019 10 - 6 pm 
Cost is $285 for the entire weekend
Discounts ($240) available for for current students, AHG & FSOMA Members.
Contact Traditions School of Herbal Studies 727-318-2505 or email us at traditionsherbschool@gmail We do expect this class to fill up so please pay in advance to reserve your spot. Contact us directly for discount

Space is intentionally limited! 

Instructor: Jim McDonald, Herbalist

Phone: (727) 318-2505


Medicinal and Edible Plant Sale 

Friday, October 25th | 12-5pm | 2520 Central Ave.

Join us for the last plant sale of the year! We will have medicinal and edible plant sale available on Friday, October 25th from 12-5pm.

Come by from 6:30-8:30pm for a free class on Growing Medicinals in Florida.

FREE | No registration necessary.

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December 7th & 8th 


Flower Essence Certification

November 2nd & 3rd

Herb School Open House

Friday, November 8th | 6:30-8:30pm |2520 Central Ave.

Traditions School of Herbal Studies is holding an open house! Our doors will be open to anyone interested in learning more about herbalism. Come learn about our clinical Western and Chinese programs.

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Weekend 3

Students will embark upon a complete flower essence certification program. The program instructs students on how to appropriately use and appreciate the healing powers of flower essence

Actions & Energetics in Western Herbalism w/ Jim McDonald

Growing Medicinals Free Class

Friday, October 25th | 6:30-8:30pm | 2520 Central Ave.

This is a part of our FREE Friday night series.

We will explore how to grow medicinal herbs so you can grow your own medicine from home!​​

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  • History of all major flower essence platforms
  • Physics principles of Flower Essences
  • Flower Essences in healing physical and emotional trauma 
  • How to make Flower Essences
  • How to use Flower Essences
  • Indications for the basic Bach 38 remedies
  • Indication as to how and when to use them
  • Understanding the 7 archetypal groups
  • Learn to assist yourself and others with flower essence
  • Learn to create your own personal formulas
  • Plant Spirit Communication
  • Physics, science and theory surrounding flower essences
  • Flower essence selection of singles both from original medica as well as your own essences
  • Flower essence formulation and dosing
  • Languages of plant profiles: Reading the differences in nature
  • Introduction of Tree essences
  • Case studies
  • Special populations
  • Making, storing, using and understanding essences

Weekend 3:
Clinical Certification

Weekend 1:
Basic Practice

  • Plant Spirit communication
  • Consultations and communication
  • Formulation for the spiritual warrior
  • Floral acupressure
  •  Remedies and practicum for the animal practitioner
  • Flower essence formulation for women and trauma
  • Flower essence body mapping: topical meridian practicum
  • Flower essences for the Chinese Herbal Practitioner and Acupuncturist
  • Flower essences for the Western Herbalist
  • Flower essences for healing the land
  • Health Issues and Solution

​​Talking with plants & listening to your tea w/Jim McDonald

January 4th & 5th

$300 per weekend, $250 for Current Herb students, AHG & FSOMA members


This brief introduction to an ancient way of learning from plants. Jim McDonald will allow us to explore our connection with plant medicine. This class is correct for every level of herbalist...from brand new to experienced. Disconnect from the books and tap into your intuition. We are excited to have Jim travel here from Northern Michigan once again. He was a favorite of our students last year and this time we can enjoy his engaging teachings both on a exploritory evening and a weekend end intensive in energetic diagnostics. Sign up today since space is limited and we expect it to sell out quickly. Special guest appearance from the Plant Singing Machine.
18 Oct 2019, 6 pm to 8:30 pm
$25 General Admission
$20 Current Herb students, AHG & FSOMA members
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Space is intentionally limited! 

Instructor: Jim McDonald, Herbalist

Phone: (727) 318-2505


Weekend 2:
Practitioner Certification

Weekend 1

Weekend 2