Supporting local agriculture and herbalism
If you like to cook and eat, learning about the medicinal properties of common spices and foods will enhance your dining experiences even more! In this two part class, you will learn about the healing benefits of familiar spices, foods, fats, and sweeteners already in your kitchen. Taste samples and simple recipes included.
In this experiential, hands on class aimed at pleasing the senses, you will sample and learn how to easily create homemade, healthy alternatives to some of life's favorite sinful indulgences:
* Herbal Sodas
* Herbal Coffee Substitute
* Herbal Flavored Waters
* Non-alcoholic "fun" beverages
* Natural Sugar Substitutes
* Herbal Smoking Alternatives
Recipes and samples included
Spend the afternoon indulging the senses in blissful delights! Learn how to make your own tantalizing, exotic concoctions while exploring different herbs, including chocolate, to stimulate both your palate and mind.
Sample and learn to make your own:
*Aphrodisiac Herb Balls
* Mouthwatering - Medicinal Raw Chocolates
*Sensuous Herb Infused Honey
* Chocolate Body Paint
*Natural Lubricants and Erotic Edibles
Learn to apply natural alternatives for managing pain using a variety of medicinal herbs, internally and externally, accompanied by easy massage and hydrotherapy techniques you can do at home.
*Echinacea: GR. Echinos, a hedgehog - flower resembles a hedgehog
A journey into the etymology of herbalism. All sciences are written in a foreign language. You will learn the history and logic on how to decipher names of some on the most commonly used herbs, and get a brief taste of the fundamental principles upon which the herbal sciences are based. Once you understand the language, you will begin to see your favorite herbal allies in a whole new light.
This very important topic will help to educate both consumers and health care providers on the safety of concurrent usage of drugs and herbs. Learn how and why some work well together and others may cause harm.
In an effort to understand any confusion around drug-herb interactions, this class will focus on St. John's Wort's metabolic pathway and amazing healing abilities, while presenting the most up to date current research on the subject.
Especially useful for pharmacists, nurses, physicians, and health practitioners.
Learn about the traditional, scientific, and energetic nature of various roots from around the world that have been exalted in their respective cultures: Maca, Ashwaganda, Nettle Roots, Solomon's Seal, Shatavari, Eleuthro, and Muria Puama.
Hydrotherapy is the therapeutic use of water in its various forms-solid, liquid and vapor - at various temperatures, for therapeutic purposes. In this class, you will learn hydrotherapy techniques, and how to incorporate herbal treatments for home or clinical use.
In this informative, two part class, learn how to make medicinal oils, salves, and lotions from a wide variety of herbs. We will thoroughly review how and why these particular plants are recommended. Participate in making a salve to bring home for use in your own practice.
From healing salves to soothing baths...to plants right off the garden path, join a clinical herbalist as she discusses her favorite herbal remedies for first aid and demonstrates how you can make your own first aid kit right at home using common garden weeds, garden plants, and everyday kitchen ingredients. Prepare to be empowered to care for your family and friends the herbal way!
Research shows that many of the foods we eat have medicinal qualities. In this 3 part class, you will earn about their clinical applications, to help prevent disease and promote health through diet. We will cover everything from healthy fats to fermented foods. Taste samples included each week.
In this introductory three part class you will learn the basics, traditions, and science of herbal medicine, medicine making and how herbs can be applied to your own life. Several herbal monographs on medicinal herbs will be presented each week.
In this three part class, learn about the natural, traditional, and scientific uses of healing foods and herbs that boost immunity and support body, mind, and spirit well-being. Taste and sample exciting recipes you can easily make at home!
CLASS 1: Natural Immune Support
CLASS 2: Natural Support for Colds and Flus
CLASS 3: Natural Support for Seasonal Depression
Classes Available Upon Request
Host a class with at least 6 people and attend for free!
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