Learn the foundations of making and using your own herbal medicine.
This class engages all your senses in a hands-on approach to learning:
- Medicine making techniques
- Herbal First Aid
- Identification and use of common wild herbs
- Herbal remedies for common imbalances
- The art of creating herbal formulas
- How to enjoy wild foods
Tuition includes product samples
- January 12 – Introduction to the healing ways of plants + the art of tea preparation
- January 19 – Herbal Oils + Salves: preparation and use
- January 22 – Herb Walk at Dandelion Herbal Center, Kneeland
- January 26 – Tinctures + Liniments: preparation and use
- February 2 – Building Herbal Formulas
- February 9 – Herbal First Aid, Poultices, and Fomentations
- February 12 – Herb Walk in Trinidad
- February 16 – Herbal First Aid continued + Herbal Pill and “Goo” preparation
- March 2 – Herbs for common imbalances + Syrup preparation
- March 9 – Herbs for common imbalances continued + Herbal First Aid Kits
Contact Allison: firstname.lastname@example.org, 707-407-5617
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About Your Teachers
Allison Poklemba is a teacher, botanist, herbalist, environmental educator, founder of Backcountry Press, artist, mother, friend, and always curious student of nature. She has been concocting potions since childhood and teaching at Dandelion Herbal Center since 2002 — she also carries a special place in her heart just for seaweed.
Jessica Shepherd has been working as a Community Herbalist at Humboldt Herbals for 17 years while also teaching a myriad of classes and pursuing extensive studies and certifications in the field of Aromatherapy, including distillation. She has developed successful herbal product lines, top-selling tea blends, created an award-winning recipe published in the book Fire Cider, and has been teaching at Dandelion Herbal Center since 2015.