Study herbal medicine with Erin Vanhee

Immersion students along the Salish Sea.

Take your experience with herbs to another level in The Integrated Plant Medicine Immersion with Erin Vanhee. This yearly program dives deep into the practical aspects of herbs, relationship with plants and the art and science of medicine making, practical application and body awareness.

2020 Integrated Plant Medicine Immersion

Registration Opens for 2020 IPMI on October 1, 2019

2019 IPMI is full. This yearly program runs March- October, one weekend per month with home study curriculum, medicine making projects between sessions. Click the link below for a sample of the IPMI curriculum.

2019 Integrated Plant Medicine syllabus»

Plant based Remedies for Pain

NCBTMB approved for health care providers Continuing Education units

Coming Fall 2019 on Maui

January 2020 in Washington

Dates and location TBA

Day Classes

October 19, 2019 10:00-3:30.

Material fee included in tuition. $95

Topical applications of herbs is a simple, safe and effective way to use plants for healing. From hot herb infused compresses and poultices to applying plant infused honeys for first and wound care, liniments for pain relief, tooth powders and washes for dental care, topicals for ear infections and the classic use of oils, balms and salves; this class is a must do for those interested in herbal self care, first aid and common sense approaches to daily living.

This class is part demonstration, part medicine making and part hands on application.

Location: Sedro Woolley, Washington

Directions sent with confirmation of registration.


Our Philosophy of teaching

Building relationship with plants builds relationship with ourselves, our community and planet. The fundamental training in herbal medicine is secondary to living in alignment with the natural world.


Erin’s approach to teaching is hands on, reflecting decades of practical experience with plant based remedies from the ground up.


2020 IPMI Curriculum

This comprehensive training in herbal medicine is offered yearly beginning in March. One weekend a month for nine months allow students to observe plants in all stages of growth. Plant identification, harvest protocols, Apothecary and medicine making studies. Registration opens October 2019. Class size is limited.