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How to Practice Herbal Medicine Legally in the U.S.


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Full course description

Gain a legal overview of the major issues facing herbalists today, such as the scope of practice, licensing, registration, misrepresentation, DSHEA and GMPs.

In this webinar, you will:

  • Explain the scope of practice
  • Recall licensing issues
  • Describe and define misrepresentation
  • Describe DSHEA and GMPs

Erika Yigzaw, B.Com, LL.B. (Hons), MG, She holds a Bachelors Degree (B.Com) in Commerce (Economics major) from the University of Otago; an LL.B. (first professional law degree) from the University of Otago Law School; New Zealand, and completed the Master Gardener program through Oregon State University in 2008. She is also a 2014 Certified Primal Blueprint Expert.

This course consists of:

  • Approximately one or more hours of lecture video.

  • A quiz to certify your knowledge of the material.

  • Upon successful completion, a downloadable certificate of completion.

  • Continuing Education Credit (CEU*), for which ACHS will maintain a record.

    • Pay the CEU processing fee ($25)

    • Watch the lecture video (approximately 60 minutes).

    • Pass the short CEU assessment quiz with a score of 80% or higher on your first attempt to demonstrate successful acquisition of knowledge.

    • After you register, you will have access to a student dashboard where you can download your CEU certificates and transcripts for successfully completed courses. 

    To get started, click the blue “Enroll” button above.

    For questions or support, contact or call  (800) 487-8839.

    ACHS maintains relationships with many professional organizations to ensure your CEUs qualify for professional development. This course may be accepted for CEUs by the organizations listed online here depending on the course completed. Note that other boards may also accept CEUs under reciprocity. We also recommend verifying the applicability of all CEUs you complete with your board as requirements can change. Need CEUs for an organization not listed, contact us at

    CEUs are not accredited and generally cannot be used for accredited degrees.

    Refund Policy:  This self-based program is non-refundable upon purchase.