SPRING HERBAL ESSENTIALS

MAY 4 - JUNE 8 2020
MAY 4, 11, 18 AND JUNE 1 AND 8 FROM 1PM TO 5PM

$350.00

CORE STAFF
COLLEEN BINGHAM SOLIS AND KATE AUGUST

COME JOIN US IN THE VIBRANT SPRINGTIME GARDEN. SPRING ESSENTIALS IS A BEGINNING COURSE IN THE HEALING POWER OF HERBAL MEDICINE. EACH SESSION IS A BLEND OF LECTURE TIME IN THE BEAUTIFUL GARDEN, HARVESTING OF PLANTS, PLANT ID, AND HANDS ON MEDICINE MAKING IN THE LAB. OUR FOCUS IS ON SELF-CARE WITH HERBS, DIET AND LIFESTYLE TO SUPPORT THE BODY IN THE SPRING SEASON FOR DAILY WELL-BEING. WE WILL DISCUSS AND CREATE HERBAL REMEDIES TO SUPPORT HEALTHY DIGESTION AND ALLERGY PREVENTION. WE WILL CONNECT WITH THE POWER OF HERBS AS FOOD AND MEDICINE TO PROMOTE GREATER VITALITY ALL YEAR LONG. YOU WILL LEAVE THIS 5 WEEK COURSE ENRICHED WITH SAMPLES AND HANDS ON KNOWLEDGE TO BETTER PRACTICE BASIC MEDICINE MAKING WITH HERBS. THIS CLASS IS DESIGNED FOR THE BEGINNING STUDENT, THOUGH ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME.

• SOME OF THE PLANTS DISCUSSED: ARTICHOKE, CALENDULA, COMFREY, MINT, NETTLE, PLANTAIN, ROSEMARY, AND MORE!
• LEARN TO IDENTIFY, HARVEST AND USE MEDICINAL PLANTS.
• HANDS ON DEMONSTRATION AND INTRODUCTION TO BASIC MEDICINE MAKING - INCLUDING MAKING INFUSED OILS.
• DEMONSTRATION OF HYDROSOL AND ESSENTIAL OIL DISTILLATION.
• CULINARY USES OF HERBS FOR DAILY WELL-BEING.
• RECIPES, SAMPLES AND LOTS OF TASTINGS!

IT IS INTENDED FOR STUDENTS TO TAKE BOTH SPRING AND FALL ESSENTIALS, THE INFORMATION IN EACH COURSE IS DIFFERENT AND RELEVANT TO THE SEASONS.

FALL HERBAL ESSENTIALS

SEPTEMBER 16 - OCTOBER 14 2020
SEPTEMBER 14, 21, 28 AND OCTOBER 5 AND 12 FROM 1PM TO 5PM

$350.00

CORE STAFF
COLLEEN BINGHAM SOLIS AND KATE AUGUST

FALL ESSENTIALS WILL FOCUS ON HERBAL APPROACHES TO HEALTH FOR THE FALL AND WINTER SEASONS. FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE WESTERN CONSTITUTIONAL MODEL OF HEALTH-CARE AND AROMATIC MEDICINE, WE WILL DISCUSS THE PHYSIOLOGICAL FUNCTION, AND PATTERNS OF IMBALANCE, OF THE RESPIRATORY AND IMMUNE SYSTEMS. WE WILL DIG FALL HERBS, MAKE SEASONALLY APPROPRIATE MEDICINES AND STUDY BASIC HERBAL ACTIONS, THERAPEUTIC STRATEGIES AND WHAT MUST BE INCLUDED IN YOUR ESSENTIAL HERBAL MEDICINE CHEST FOR FALL AND WINTER. THIS COURSE IS APPROPRIATE FOR THOSE WHO HAVE ALREADY TAKEN THE SPRING ESSENTIALS COURSES, AND FOR THOSE NEW TO HERBALISM.

• EMPOWER YOURSELF WITH THE KNOWLEDGE OF SEASONAL WESTERN HERBALISM.
• HERBAL TEAS AND TINCTURES FOR COLD AND FLU SEASON AND DELICIOUS NOURISHING TONICS FOR PREVENTION AND PROTECTION.
• LEARN TO IDENTIFY, HARVEST AND MAKE MEDICINE WITH FALL MEDICINAL PLANTS.
• HANDS ON DEMONSTRATION AND INTRODUCTION TO BASIC MEDICINE MAKING AND COOKING WITH MEDICINAL HERBS THAT BOOST IMMUNITY.
• DEMONSTRATION OF HYDROSOL AND ESSENTIAL OIL DISTILLATION.

IT IS INTENDED FOR STUDENTS TO TAKE BOTH SPRING AND FALL ESSENTIALS, THE INFORMATION IN EACH COURSE IS DIFFERENT AND RELEVANT TO THE SEASONS.