Genesis School of Natural Health

Master Herbalist Diploma Program


Case Studies #1 & #2: February 22nd (Thursday) at 5:30- 7:30 pm MT –
Case Studies Sign-up Form: Please register for classes at least 3 days prior to class. Case Studies are same each time and you only have to attend once but, you may attend more than once! It is best to attend in your 3rd or 4th phase of study. 


Phase One Studies

  1. AV10 Herbs vs Eos
  2. A125 Aroma & Herbs
  3. SG30 Herbal Project 
  4. G415 Botany
  5. G480-A Phytochemistry 
  6. M250 Parasites 
  7. M101 Adaptogens

Phase Two Studies

  1.  M220 Menstruum & Math
  2. G400 Medicine Making 
  3. SG31 Herbal Project
  4.  G480-B Phytochemistry
  5. G480-C Phytochemistry
  6. M102 Herbal Infusions

Phase Three Studies

  1. M200 Nutrition
  2. G350-A Herbs/ Physiology
  3. G350-B Herbs/Physiology
  4. G480-D Phytochemistry
  5. M103 Antivirals 
  6. M104 Medicinal Infusions
  7. M105 Lung Health

Phase Four Studies

  1. G480-E Phytochemistry
  2. M600 Herbs & Mental Health
  3. G430 Women & Herbs 
  4. HV20 Client Intake
  5. SG21 Case Studies
  6. SG22 Case Studies


  1. Test Questions/Study Guide: Print the test and write in the answers as you read. When you have finished answering the questions on your paper test it is time to enter them into ClassMarker for grading.
  2. Log into ClassMarker: Your username and password for ClassMarker are in your Welcome Letter. To avoid mistakes copy and paste your username and password directly from your Welcome Letter.
  3. Complete the Online Test: Simply input the answers from each completed test into ClassMarker, our online test grading system to get your immediate test results!

Phase One Studies

Student Profile & Goals: Your student profile and picture are required for your confidential student folder. Defined goals and a mission are key to helping you stay focused! To do this, simply fill out your Student Profile on ClassMarker (online testing site) and email your photo to

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SG30 Herbal Reference Project – start in Phase one and complete in Phase four.

A125 Aroma/Herbs & Pregnancy
Aromatherapy & Herbal Remedies for Pregnancy (2015) by Demetria Clark

A125 Test & Study Guide

G480-A Herbal Constituents Part 1 Herbal Constituents: Foundations of Phytochemistry (2nd ed.) by Lisa Ganora

G480 Test/Study Guide Part 1 

M250 Parasites of Human Interest 
by Sharlene Peterson

M250 Human Parasites Manual 
M250 Human Parasites Test  

AV10 Differences Between Essential Oils & Herbal Remedies by Darlene Jorgens

AV10 Video Test Questions  

M101 Herbal Adaptogens by Sharlene Peterson

M101 Herbal Adaptogens Manual 
M101 Quiz Adaptogens

An adaptogen not included in the short manual: 

Rhaponticum carthamoides has been used for centuries in Russia, China, and Mongolia. It is native to Siberian alpine meadows and commonly called maral root. Extracts have been used to treat weakness, lung and kidney diseases, fever, and angina. It also has a long history of use to support stamina and a healthy libido in men and women. It was classified as an adaptogen in 1969 by Brekhman and Dardymov.

G415 Studies in Botany: 
Botany in a Day, 6th edition, by Thomas J. Elpel

G415 Test & Study Guide

Phase Two Studies

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M220 Menstruum & Math for Herbalists by Sharlene Peterson

M220 Menstruum/Math Manual 
M220 Menstruum & Math Quiz 
(New Quiz! Fixed error on Question #5)

G400 Herbal Preparations 
The Herbal Medicine Maker’s Handbook by James Green

G400 Test & Study Guide

G480-B Herbal Constituents Part 2 Herbal Constituents: Foundations of Phytochemistry (2nd ed.) by Lisa Ganora

G480-B Test/ Study Guide Part 2 

G480-C Herbal Constituents Part 3 Herbal Constituents: Foundations of Phytochemistry (2nd ed.) by Lisa Ganora

G480-C Test/Study Guide Part 3  

SG31 Herbal Preparation Projects 

Directions: Herbal Preparation Projects

M102 Herbal Infusions & Teas by Sharlene Peterson

M102 Herbal Infusions & Teas Manual
M102 Quiz Herbal Infusions & Teas

Phase Three Studies

G480-D Herbal Constituents Part 4
Herbal Constituents: Foundations of Phytochemistry (2nd ed.) by Lisa Ganora

G480-D Test/Study Guide Part 4 

G350 Herbs and Physiology 
Herbal ABC’s: The Foundation of Herbal Medicine by Dr. Sharol Marie Tilgner

G350-A Test/Study Guide Part 1 
G350-B Test/Study Guide Part 2 

M200 Nutrition & Health
by Sharlene Peterson

M200 Nutrition Manual
M200 Nutrition Test

M103 Three Unrivaled Antiviral Herbs
by Sharlene Peterson

M103 Three Unrivaled Antiviral Herbs
M103 Quiz Antiviral Herbs

M104 Medicinal Infusions
by Sharlene Peterson

M104 Medicinal Infusions Manual
M104 Quiz Medicinal Infusions

Antiviral Note: Turkey tail mushroom, a well-known immune function stimulator, is able to increase antiviral cytokines. Research also suggests that turkey tail is effective against an oral strain of the human papillomavirus (HPV) when used in combination with reishi for 2-months.

M105 Lung Health & Herbal Support
by Sharlene Peterson

M105 Lung Health & Herbal Support 
M105 Quiz Lung Health & Herbs

Black Seed Oil: “Thymoquinone, a compound found in Nigella sativa seeds has been shown to have beneficial modulatory activity on mast cells and their release of inflammatory histamine, cytokines, and eicosanoids, the effects of which can prominently be seen in the respiratory tract..N. sativa is popular for respiratory support; however, its uses are vast”. – Gaia Herbs

Phase Four Studies

G430 Women & Herbs
Women’s Herbs Women’s Health
by C.Hobbs & K. Keville

G430 Test & Study Guide 

G480-E Herbal Constituents Part 5
Herbal Constituents: Foundations of Phytochemistry (2nd ed.) by Lisa Ganora

G480-E Test/Study Guide Part 5 

M600 Herbs & Mental Health 
by Sharlene Peterson


Natural Healing Course

Case Studies Sign-up FormPlease register for classes at least 3 days prior to class. Case Studies are same each time and you only have to attend once but, you may attend more than once! It is best to attend in your 3rd or 4th phase of study. Class dates are announced at the top of this student portal page – Student Resources.

VIDEO (1 hour and 13 minutes)

PART ONE: What is Holistic?

PART TWO: Quick take – Case Studies

PART THREE: Holistic Client Intake

Holistic Health Practitioner Program

FINAL EXAM: Coming soon!

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