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Is a license needed to be both a herbalist and homeopathic

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Is a license needed to be both a herbalist and homeopathic doctor (physician) in Illinois? I tried to find information on this, but was unable. Are there education and training requirements if there are license requirements?

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Apparently, there are 16 states and Canadian provinces where a person can be licensed and practice as a homeopathic physician. At this point, Illinois is NOT one of those states, although there is legislation pending on this matter. The Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges is the agency to contact regarding such licensing and practice -- they are setting the standards for each state. Here is a link to their website for more information and there is specific info on the states where such legislation is pending -- scroll down underneath the doctor photo on the left side of the first page of this site: http://www.aanmc.org/careers/naturopathic-doctor-licensure.php

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

If Illinois is not a state that license herbalist and homeopathic doctors, does that mean I cannot practice as a herbalist and homeopathic doctor? Can I practice as a herbalist and homeopathic doctor now and become licensed if Illinois license herbalist and homepathic doctors in the future? Also, is there a market for herbalist and homepathic doctors in Chicago, Illinois?


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You are permitted to practice as an herbalist and homeopathic practitioner in Illinois until they change the laws and require licenses -- at which point you will have to apply for a license and meet the minimum education and practice requirements to get that license and if you do not, then you will have to stop practicing in Illinois at that time. However, for now, you are safe doing this -- but you should probably not call yourself a doctor -- many such practitioners simply call themselves practitioners. Here is the latest information in Illinois on the subject: http://www.ilanp.org/licensure.html

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