Green Wisdom Health and Healing for Women
A 6-class Course in Women's Herbal Wellness
Dates: August 30, September 27, October 4, October 18, October 25, November 8
6 Friday Evenings (3 hours per class)
Total Cost: $175
Fee covers classes, course texts, and 20 herbs (Certified Organic, Ethically Wildcrafted, or Cultivated with out Chemicals) as your personal Materia Medica, in either dried form (1 ounce) or as a liquid extract (1 ounce). See course details for specific herbs. The course will culminate in a closing ritual and herbal potluck feast.
Each class will have two sections that will be covered:
1. Main area of focus in women’s health
2. Materia Medica (4 new herbs introduced each class for the first 5 classes. No herbs for the last class)
Week 1 New Moon: General Dietary Guidelines, Healing Diets, Wise Supplementation.
Materia Medica: Raspberry Leaf, Lady’s Mantle, Yarrow, Dong Quai
Week 2 Crescent Moon: Overview of the Menstrual Cycle, Anatomy, Hormones
Materia Medica: Vitex, Red Clover Blossoms, Partridge Berry, Mugwort
Week 3 Gibbous Moon: Menstrual Disorders, Aphrodisiacs, Breast Health
Materia Medica: Calendula, Dandelion, Cramp Bark, Damiana
: Fertility, Pregnancy, Lactation
Materia Medica: Rose, Wild Oats, Nettle, Blessed Thistle
Week 5 Disseminating Moon: Menopause and Beyond
Materia Medica: Black Cohosh, Wild Yam, Licorice Root, Motherwort
Week 6 Dark Moon: Closing Ritual, Gifts, Herbal Potluck Feast
Attendance strictly limited to 12 women. A waiting list will be available for the next series (to start in early 2014).
A limited number of work trade positions are available for a reduced fee of $125. Please contact me directly to discuss.