Introduction to Herbalism

Learn how to craft your own herbal medicines at home



2 hours     label $30


In this Herbalism: Introduction and Medicine Making Class, you will get a practical understanding of what herbalism is and how it works. You’ll gain skills you can use for everyday life as well as a necessary foundation if you decide to dig deeper into the exploration of herbal medicine. By the end of the class, you will be able to make several different types of herbal medicine that you can use for your health and wellbeing.

Making these remedies is really quite simple and they are exceptionally effective. You will never find better quality herbal medicine than what you make yourself.

This course also covers core issues of herbalism such as safety considerations, understanding how to recognise herbal quality and the sustainability of medicinal plants. Although the primary focus of this course is how to make herbal medicines, it touches briefly on the uses of over 20 plants.

You will learn how to:

  • Create highly effective tinctures, vinegar extracts and glycerites.
  • Perfect healing herbal-infused oils for topical applications.
  • Brew several different types of beneficial medicinal tea.
  • Craft professional-looking salves with outstanding medicinal value.
  • Benefit from healing poultices and compresses.
  • Enjoy great-tasting medicinal honey and syrups.

What you will get:
  • Two hours on-demand video
  • 12 articles

The content of this online class is for educational purposes only. Although we try our utmost to provide useful and accurate information, you are responsible to research and verify the information before relying on it.

The information we provide is not intended to be a substitute for medical treatment. Please consult your medical care provider before using herbal medicine, particularly if you have a known medical condition or if you are pregnant or nursing.


Knowledge Required
No professional skills or prior knowledge required.
 
What to bring
A genuine interest in herbal medicine and in empowering their health and wellbeing.
 
Your teacher
Meraki Online Workshops
Meraki Online Workshops

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