Herbal Healing From the Kitchen and Garden--6 class series

Starts on Friday January 10, continues for 5 more sessions: January 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14.

$100 members / $110 non-members

$25 materials fee (payable to instructor)

This six-class series will give you a strong foundation in herbalism: making herbal medicines, kitchen herbalism, skin care, first aid, gardening and harvesting, and more. Each class includes comprehensive information on, and sampling of, each of the two herbs discussed and in-depth discussion on foundational aspects of herbal healing. We will discuss how to grow the plants we are using, propagation techniques, harvest, and preparation. You will create an extensive herbal apothecary throughout the class series and will become comfortable with the basics of herbalism.

Pay fees directly to SCBG, registration on their site: http://www.southcoastbotanicgarden.org/node/4802



Lesson 1: Plant Energetics & Actions

Herbs for this class: Peppermint, Ginger


Lesson 2: Herbal Apothecary/Medicine Making

Herbs for this class: Elder, 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

Herbs for this class: Rose, Chamomile


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  • Stephanie

    Brilliant!!! Julie is an amazing teacher!

    January 11, 2014

  • Jessica H.

    Excellent teacher!

    January 10, 2014

  • Marie

    Hi Jessica, I signed up for the Herbal Healing Classes via the telephone number at the bottom of the home page, southcoastbotanicgarden.org
    I hope that helps, see you there, Marie

    1 · January 4, 2014

    • Jessica H.

      Thanks Marie! I injured my shoulder and thought for a bit I wouldn't be able to attend. But I'm gonna make it after all! See you there!

      1 · January 9, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Omg I wanna go soooo bad but ill be out of town next couple if weeks. :-( Please please please have these series again sometimes in the future?!? Thank you! Much love!

    January 9, 2014

  • Panquetzani T.

    Anyone in long beach willing to carpool?

    January 6, 2014

  • Jessica H.

    Hi Julie, I am excited to finally be able to get your classes into my schedule.

    I am not finding how to sign up on the southcoastbonanicgarden.org link above. If I rsvp here, do I just show up that day and pay then?

    January 4, 2014

  • Vivian Kennedy M.

    Wish it was a little later in the day.

    January 2, 2014

    • Julie J.

      Other classes will be on different days, at different times. We needed to get this series in in January, in the middle of the Winter season, so this was the only opening they had. I'll post other classes soon!

      January 3, 2014

    • Julie J.

      Also, all weekday classes will be earlier, except for Friday evening classes, as I have a 7 year old son, and have to sneak in classes while he's at school! :)

      January 3, 2014

  • Elizabeth S.

    Hi Julie, So excited you will be teaching at SCBG! If only I hadn't already taken this class....twice! I am hoping I could swing by the first day of class and pick up my Mountain Rose order from the last class? Let me know if that works for you. I will look forward to those classes in March. Thanks!

    December 11, 2013

  • diane r.

    oh ok, so excited!!!

    November 25, 2013

  • LoriandRosalee F.

    that will be AWESOME!!!

    November 25, 2013

  • Julie J.

    Yep, look for other series on weekends and in the evening. More SCBG classes on Saturday mornings beginning in March, too.

    3 · November 25, 2013

  • LoriandRosalee F.

    oh man... was SO excited, then saw the time... ibid DR's question :-)

    1 · November 25, 2013

  • diane r.

    will you do a series like this in the evening? or on a weekend?

    November 25, 2013

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