Roots (Introductory Training):
Fundamentals of Herbalism, 70 hrs
13 week certification program:
Begins April 3rd, 2013
Wednesdays, 6-9 pm, at ASHH and
every other Saturday,10am- 3pm, at various outdoor locations including Soulflower Botanical Sanctuary.
Learn life skills that can help you personally, professionally or with your family. We explore modern applications of a timeless tradition of working with the plant kingdom, tactile learning from Nature, and hands-on medicine making classes in our herb laboratory.
Topics covered include:
• Ayurveda and doshic considerations
• Wildcrafting and plant identification
• Medicine Making (Salves, Tinctures, oils, etc.)
• Herbs for men, women, children, & childbearing
• Herbal support for the systems of the body
• Natural Skin Care and Aromatherapy
• The Herbal Home Medicine Chest
• Mushrooms and Wild Foods
• Flower Essences
Cost: $650. Payment plans available. A $50 non-refundable deposit, which is applied to tuition, is required along with application.
We highly recommend students purchase "The New Holistic Herbal" by David Hoffman and "Newcomb's Wildflower Guide" for this class.
With amazing guest teachers such as Mary Bove, ND and 7song!
"This class was very informative, helping you develop a better understanding of native plants and their uses. Everyone should take this class... even if they don’t intend to go into a career as a healer." -Jeremy Reichmann, Summer Fundamentals class of 2008
This course serves as a prerequisite to the Traditional Program A certificate of completion is given at the end of class.