Here’s a small sample of what you’ll learn: •Herbal Honeys & Syrups
•Infused Oils and Salves
• Infusions and Decoctions
• Infused Medicinal Vinegars
•Herbal Bone Broth
• Herbal Meads
•Salt Scrubs...and much, much more!
click here to register!
okay so also they let me have a sneaky look into the course and you guys, it's actually amazing. the platform is SUPER easy to navigate and there are TONS of resources available to you, study sheets, glossary pdfs, videos, and of course a 250 page manual. These gals are THOROUGH!
Here is a bit of a breakdown of how the course will go:
Module 1: Foundations of Medicine Making Introduction to Medicinal Preparations; Cultivating Relationships with Healing Plants; Infusions and Decoctions; Tinctures; Herbal Honeys and Syrups; Infused Medicinal Vinegars; Plant Spirit Medicine; Flower Essences; Guidelines for Foraging and Wildcrafting; Harvesting and Drying Herbs
Module 2: Bringing Healing Herbs into the Kitchen Herbal Meads; Confectionary Balls; Herbal Pestos, Sauces and Hummus; Herbal Bone Broth; Fire Ciders; Bitters; Shrubs; Infused Syrups; Herbal Cocktails; Mocktails; Compound Butters; Culinary Oils; Herbal Popsicles, Iced Teas; Infused Vinegars; Herbal Salts; Edible Flowers; Mushroom Concoctions; Herbal Ice Cubes
Module 3: Topical Herbal Preparations and Natural Body Care Infused Oils and Salves; Compresses and Poultices; Introduction to Hydrotherapy; Introduction to Aromatherapy; Facial Serums; Body Butters; Salt Scrubs; Bath Salts; Aromatherapy Sprays; Aromatic Massage Oils
Listen, they have TONS more details on the course page so if you have any questions or just wanna see more pictures:click here!
note: on January 21st, the price will go up, so it's probably a good idea to check this out sooner than later.
For those that aren't familiar, Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine is a program with comprehensive courses in herbal medicine, available both online and onsite at their location in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina.
These courses cover SO MUCH material - you'll learn the basics of growing these herbs, as well as soil biology, plant propagation, and of course, the ins and outs of how to use the herbs safely as medicine.
Thomas Easley and friends at the Eclectic School of Herbal Medicine also do wonderful work in the clinic and education.
At some point next year I myself will be providing some simpler classes for folks, mostly informal walk-abouts but some class-based learning as well.
Hey, sticks and stones baby. And maybe a wee mention of my stuff: