The Healing Art of Herbalism, Class 4, Lakewood

This series will run from February 1st through April 19th, meeting the 1st and 3rd Fridays of those months (see exact dates below). We'll meet from 7 to 9 pm. There will also be a private Facebook discussion list that students will be encouraged to join, to allow for continued discussion and learning between classes.

Description:
This 6 class series will give you a strong foundation in herbalism: making herbal medicines, kitchen herbalism, skin care, first aid, gardening & harvesting, and more.

Each class includes a comprehensive monograph on, and sampling of, each of the two herbs discussed, and in-depth discussion on foundational aspects of herbal healing.

Students will create a project for their final class. At the end of the course, a certificate of completion will be awarded.

 

The Healing Art of Herbalism
Class Syllabus

Lesson 1: Plant Energetics & Actions

Herbs for this class: Peppermint, Ginger


Lesson 2: Herbal Apothecary/Medicine Making

Herbs for this class: Elder Berry, Yarrow


Lesson 3: Herbal Nutrition/Food for Healing

Herbs for this class: Nettle, Astragalus


Lesson 4: Understanding & Supporting Body Systems

Herbs for this class: Dandelion, Hawthorn


Lesson 5: Herbal Skin & Hair Care

Herbs for this class: Comfrey, Calendula


Lesson 6: Beginning An Herb Garden
Herbal Potluck, Sharing of Projects

(No herbs for last class)

 

Dates for this session: 2/1, 2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 4/5, 4/19

Class series: $100, payable before January 18. After that, price increases to $110. Must be paid in full prior to first class.

Class size is strictly limited to 20 students

 

Healing Art of Herbalism Kit
The 10 herbs discussed in this course
1 unbleached cotton muslin reusable tea bag
1 unbleached cotton muslin pressing cloth for tincture making
2 1-oz glass tincture bottles with dropper
1 4-oz glass bottle for infused oil
1 2-oz glass salve jar

$30 for paid students ONLY.
Please indicate whether you would like the kit when you RSVP. It will be available at the first class if pre-ordered.

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  • LoriandRosalee F.

    fyi folks... don't know if anyone is interested, and this is very late notice, but Armstrong Nurseries regularly provides free gardening classes at their centers - and tomorrow's class is on herbs! I believe classes start at 9 a.m., and that is at any Armstrong - there are many, but I know specifically of the Torrance and the Long Beach stores... we've found them to be a decent use of time for some free info / store discounts / prizes :-)
    you can see their web site for class schedules...

    March 22, 2013

  • LoriandRosalee F.

    another fabulous evening :-) we've learned so much from this series - it's really beneficial to have multiple sessions to reinforce the information!

    1 · March 16, 2013

  • Kirsten H.

    The Best!!!!!

    2 · March 16, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    any venue changes please text me at[masked]! thank you!! Chey

    March 15, 2013

  • Christina S.

    I'm hoping for another of this class to be offered after this one is done! Thanks!!

    March 14, 2013

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