HI 101 – Introduction to Herbs & Infusions


This course is 100% online and completed in 4 weeks. Spots are limited for each session date listed below.

Whether pursuing a career in the retail or hospitality industry or enhancing your enjoyment of tea, this course provides an introduction to the historical origin of herbs and spices as they are used in tea.

This course will provide a general history of herbal remedies throughout the ages, with an emphasis on how it is used in China and India over thousands of years. Students will be introduced to the basic concepts and philosophies and learn about the common herbs used in each of these practices. Cupping procedures and tasting methodology are introduced.

There is no tea kit included with this course.

Topics Explored Include:
Definition of herbs
Introduction to history
Chinese Herbal Medicine
European & North American influence
How to cup herbs
Flavour profiles

Students are required to source their own products for sampling. A list of common botanicals will be provided, but it is NOT mandatory to source or taste all of these. 

HI 101 includes three lessons. You should plan to spend approximately 3 hours per lesson to read through course materials, watch lesson videos, and attend the live office hours session.

Included in Course Registration:
Online Learning Platform
Digital Course Workbook
Lesson Videos (Lectures)
Live Office Hours with Instructor
Email support throughout program

Successful course completion requires a minimum of 60% in all final exam elements (multiple choice exam and oral presentation).

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Session Date

Jul 1 – Jul 25, 2024, Jul 29 – Aug 22, 2024


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