Plant Walks Coming Spring 2019.
Herbal Medicine Making Intensive
February 23, 2019 10:00-4:00
Tuition $85, pre registration required.
Your herbal medicines are only as good as the plants they are made from. This day long herbal medicine making intensive provides the tools necessary for creating quality plant based remedies from start to finish. Erin’s approach to herbal medicine making uses all your senses to provide training that will last a lifetime.
Learn to make water based infusions, decoctions from fresh and dried plants and how to transform them into syrups. Master the technique of alcohol based extracts~ tinctures, elixers using both standardized and folk ratios/methods. Gain confidence in using food as medicine through simple techniques of making herb infused salts, vinegars and honeys.
Discussion includes assessment of plant quality, fresh and dried, how to choose the appropriate plant based remedy and safety, ethics, dosages.
Tuition is $85.00 and includes all plants used in class.
Students are required to bring some materials for their own take home medicines made in class: two pint canning jars, one 8-12 ounce bottle of vodka, everclear or brandy. One 8-12 ounce bottle of raw, organic apple cider vinegar.
This day long intensive is held at the apothecary of Erin Vanhee in Sedro Woolley, Washington.
Learning herbal medicine making is a time honored oral tradition. Begin your journey in a Live Class with an experienced medicine maker. You’ll be glad you did.
Plant based Remedies, Self care Solutions for Pain
Pain solutions is a relevant subject; billions of dollars each year are spent on pain medications, loss of work. This class is now offered in two formats. Full day intensive in Sedro Woolley and a 4 hour Introduction in Seattle at Dandelion Botanicals.
Beginning May 2019 this class will only be offered in a Continuing Education format for Herbalists and Massage Therapists needed Education Units. If you are a lay herbalist , take advantage of the April Classes. Tuition increases to $195.
April 13 9:30 to 4:00 April 27 11:00-3:00
Tuition is $95 Tuition $60 ($75 for CEU’s)
The pains we feel are messengers and plant based remedies are a powerful response to listening. Daily protocols for chronic pain and heavy hitters for acute flare ups are addressed in this day long medicine making and practical application class.
This class is part lecture and part hands on to help you understand the physiology of pain while providing practical solutions that you can begin applying immediately.
Topics of discussion include muscle pain and weakness, nerve pain, joint pain, headaches, fibromyalgia, TMJ. Medicine making projects include hydrotherapy, vascular flushes, cross fiber friction using ice, hot towel application, herbal compresses, liniments. Materia medica includes choosing plants used internally for pain, safety, dosage and ethics. Self care discussion includes trigger point therapy, isometric stretches fro the head and neck, psoas stretches, lymphatic drainage through movement.