2020 Herbal Immersion Syllabus

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Welcome Class Syllabus  Important Dates  Supply List

The Integrated Plant Medicine Immersion runs February - November 2020 Tuition is $2500.00 Class size is limited to 10 students. Registration opens August 2019. 202 students are required to apply by application. No exceptions.

Session One   Dates TBA Begins February 2020, meets one weekend per month Saturday and Sunday 9:00-5:00

Introduction to Herbal Medicine and Each Other

Nourishing Herbal Traditions Water based Preparations Infusions, decoctions, syrups, baths Six Steps of Healing

Wildcrafting Guidelines/ Field Study/Wild Edibles Food As Medicine

Session Two   March TBA

Holistic Body System Awareness

Field Study/ Wild harvest/ Plant Identification/Organic Cutivation/Propagation

Medicine Making/Apothecary Studies- Folk Method/Standardized Method

Beginning Herbal First Aid

Session Three April

Food As Medicine, Wild foods, Preservation

Herbal Energetics 101

Session Four  May TBA 3 day field trip to Methow Valley, Washington

Field Studies / Wildcrafting trip to Eastern Washington

Plant Identification/Wildcraft/Wild-tend  Habitat Awareness

Session Five  June TBA

Flower Essences, Herbs of Intuition, Dreaming

Visiting Pond Lily Strengthening Personal Connection with Plants. Guest Instructor Natasha Clarke, Inner Earth Healing

Herbs for Trauma/Emotional aspect of healing, Ritual Baths

Herbal Energetics 102, Six Tissue States

Session Six  July 13-14

Pain Management, Topical Application of Plants

Applied body work techniques, Trigger point therapies, positional release, cryotherapy, scar tissue tx

Hydrosols With Nancy Welliver, ND

Session Seven   August 17-18

Herbal Energetics Advanced, Anatomy and Physiology 101

Treatment Strategies, Pulse reading

Apothecary Studies Bringing it all together.

Session Eight  September 14-15

Cultivating presence. Case Studies

Advanced Formulation, Somatic Readings

Session Nine

Clinic, Consultation, Business of Herbs

Session 10

Case Presentation

Medicine Making Barter Fair, Wild Food Celebration Meal

Graduation Ceremony


Tuition includes over 110 hours of live training, all plant material used in class, hands outs and plants used to make medicines in class for the student to take home.

Students are required to purchase their own medicine making materials.

Everclear, brandy or vodka

Glycerine, honey, vinegar

Olive Oil, beeswax, essential oils

Jars, cutting board, knife

Pruners, Hori-hori trowel, gloves

Recommended Books

Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West Micheal Moore

Book of Herbal Wisdom Matthew Wood

Southern Folk Medicine by Phyllis Light

The Practice of Traditional Western Herbalism Matthew Wood

Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast Pojar and Mackinnon

Herbal Energetics PDF by jim mcdonald