DANDELION HERBAL CENTER
2022: 10-MONTH HERBAL STUDIES PROGRAM with Allison Poklemba & Jessica Shepherd
2022 INFO COMING SOON!
SAMPLE SYLLABUS BELOW:
February 16,17: Greeting each other and the plants, History of Herbal Medicine, Materia Medica & Herbal Therapeutics for the Nervous System
March 16,17: Materia Medica and Herbal Therapeutics for the Digestive System, Percolation Method of tincturing + Materia Medica & Herbal Therapeutics for the Liver
*April 13,14: Basics of Plant Taxonomy and an herb walk to Samoa Dunes with Allison Poklemba, Using herbs with children
*May 11,12: Camping field trip to Petrolia to harvest seaweed, wild oats and swim in the river. We’ll meet Saturday at 9:30am in Petrolia at the A.W. Way Campground.
June 22,23: Exploring the Flower Essence system of healing, Herbs for the Reproductive System
July 19-21: Field trip to Southern Oregon to visit HerbPharm, Pacific Botanicals. NOTE: Depart Friday 1.00 PM from Arcata, return around 7:00 PM Sunday.
August 17,18: Materia Medica and Herbal Therapeutics for the Skin, Muscles and Bones, Aromatherapy with Jessica Shepherd
September 14,15: Materia Medica and Herbal Therapeutics for the Urinary System, Materia Medica and Herbal Therapeutics for the Respiratory System
October 19,20: Hike through Fern Canyon – meet at 9:00 am, Herbal Therapeutics for Natural Immunity
*November 9,10: Medicine Show, Project Presentation, Graduation celebration, Overnight: 10am Saturday to 5pm Sunday
Please note this is the second weekend of the month!
*Denotes that class is not held on the 3rd weekend of the month
Location: Dandelion Herbal Center — 4803 Greenwood Hts. Drive, Kneeland, CA 95549.
Class meets (unless otherwise noted) from 10 AM to 4 PM. Please arrive at 9:45. Our schedule will naturally evolve as we do, so be prepared for some changes in content.
Tuition: $2,845.00 includes all instruction, samples of products made, and Rosemary Gladstar’s home study course, “The Science and Art of Herbalism”, and membership to United Plant Savers.
MORE DETAILS: Most every class includes field identification of wild and cultivated herbs, harvesting, medicine making, herb gardening tips, and wild food harvest and ingestion.
Prerequisites for 2022 session:
Beginning With Herbs class, or the equivalent and a passionate desire to learn plant medicine!
BWH classes available:
Fall 2021 with Jane: September 15 – November 3
Winter 2022 with Allison & Jessica: Starting late January. Dates TBA