This course teaches students the necessary skills to become confident in basic herbal practices. Topics include: correct methods for drying; selecting and storing herbs; materia-medica and properties of herbs; as well as a hands-on lab teaching students how to make a wide variety of herbal remedies such as decoctions, infusions, tinctures, salves, lotions, oils, flower essence remedies, syrups, lozenges, throat sprays, liniments, poultices and much much more. At the end of each class students will have a variety of samples, formulas, instructions, and the necessary knowledge to expand on their own.
This class is geared towards all skill levels, no prior experience is needed.
6 Wed., July 12 – August 16
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Room: Horticulture 5010
Register by June 5: $195
Register after June 5: $210
plus $35 materials fee at registration