About Dominion Herbal College

Who We Are

Dominion Herbal College (DHC) is a 3rd generation family-owned business based in Vancouver, Canada and is North America’s Oldest School of Herbal Medicine since 1926. DHC is a pioneer in Herbal Education with thousands of graduates over its 96-year history. DHC alumni have gone on to be leaders in the Health & Wellness industry. DHC also has a long history of diversity & inclusion and has been owned and operated by Canadian women for more than 70 years. Lorraine Birzneck continues this tradition as President of DHC.

DHC is an Accredited Institution with thousands of graduates worldwide.  DHC has been the inspiration of many great Herbalists including Dr. John Christopher, Dr. Bernard Jensen, Ella Birzneck, Jethro Kloss and Dr. Earl Mindell.

Our Mission

To Preserve and Nurture the Study of Herbal Medicine

By striving to provide the best possible source of Herbal Studies from the basic to clinical levels, educating students to become competent in the field of Herbal Medicine and fostering alliances with other health care professionals.

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Get to Know Our Dedicated Team

Dominion Herbal College, North America’s Oldest School of Herbal Medicine, invites you to explore our dedicated team of experts who are passionate about herbal medicine. Discover the knowledge, experience, and wisdom they bring to our college, and how they empower our students to excel in their herbal studies.