Ontario Herbalists Association

Promoting safe & natural healing with plants since 1982

COVID-19 has shut down in-person seminars which have given opportunities for Continuing Professional Development credits in the past. However, there are many books and webinars (some free) offered by knowledgeable herbalists which members can take advantage of to accrue CPD credits.
Some of these are listed below:


Donald Yance, Master Herbalist
Natura EDU
Todd Caldecott, Dip. Cl.H., RH(AHG) / Dogwood School of Botanical Medicine
Terry Willard, Ph.D.
Wild Rose College of Herbal Medicine
Body Mind Institute

Chanchal Cabrera, MSc, FNIMH, RH(AHG)
Innisfree Farms
John Redden / Viriditas Herbal
Michael Vertolli / Living Earth School of Herbalism
Webmaster Scientific American
Tammi Sweet / Heartstone Center for Earth Essentials
Penelope Beaudrow, RH / The Gingko Tree
7Song, Northeast School of Botanical Medicine
Panacea Health (Simon Mills and Kerry Bone)
AHG (American Herbal Guild) Webinars
AHG (American Herbal Guild) Symposiums
Elderberry Herbals / Marianne Beacon, RH
Abrah Arneson, RH / Complete Wellbeing Ottawa
Natural Medicine Journal
Matthew Woods, RH(AHG) / Sunnyfield Herb Farm
Christine Dennis,RH, MNIMH, MSc. (Herb. Med.) / Little Nettle Farm
Christopher Hobbs, Ph.D.
Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine (AARM)
Aviva Romm, MD, RH
Health Masters Live
Guido Mase
Mountain Rose Herbs
Restorative Medicine Conversations
The Science of Psychedelics: Training for Medical Professionals
The American Botanical Council – Free Webinars

Commonwealth Holistic Herbalism
Wild Current Herbalism
Jim McDonald
North American Institute of Herbal Medicine
Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism
Wintergreen Botanicals
Eastern Currents
California College of Ayurveda

You will need to check out the above websites and get on their mailing lists to get details of the books, courses, and webinars offered. This is not a complete list of resources by any means. If you find learning material not on this list, including academic articles and research, please contact the OHA to check whether what is offered would give CPD credits. Blog content is not included in CPD credits.

A copy of your registration for a webinar or seminar should accompany your CPD form. If registration is not required, submit a short summary of the content to verify your attendance.

Books read on Kindle give the number of hours of reading. A book report describing content of any book listed should accompany your CPD form.

CPD credits are also given for OHA volunteer activities and participation in the Professional Members Committee and any other OHA committee.