APOTHECARY PROGRAM –
Level 1 – begins January 9, 2018
Every herbal preparation you have ever wanted to know how to make!
This four week program will provide a foundation for the herbal student to learn a wide variety of herbal preparations. Each meeting will focus on using a different medium, or menstrum, using water, alcohol, vinegar, glycerine, topical applications and oils. Hands on experience each meeting. Students will begin a Materia Medica using key herbs, as well as how best to stock the herbal pantry. This program is a prerequisite for anyone wanting to go deeper into the next levels of formulating, body systems, specific actions, case studies and research.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a four week program. When registering, you are registering for entire program, not an individual class.
PROGRAM COST: $225.00 – All materials and handouts are included
TIME: 6:30-9:00 pm
Program will be held in North Kingstown – specific location provided upon registration
Week 1 – Water as menstrum – teas, syrups; stocking pantry; fresh vs. dried herbs; two herbs tbd; hands on tea and syrup
Week 2 – Alcohol, Vinegar, Glycerine as menstrum – tinctures, oxymels, elixir; two herbs tbd; hands on tincture, oxymel, elixir
Week 3 – Topical Applications – compress, poultice, liniment; three herbs tbd; hands on poultice, liniment, compress demo
Week 4 – Oil as menstrum – topical oils, salves; two herbs tbd; hands on oil and salve
TO REGISTER: Please send $100 deposit, made payable to Susan Clements, 330 Ten Rod Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852. Remainder of fee for program may be paid at time of our first class.
This program will be followed in MARCH by a Level 2 for those wishing to continue on
– Body Systems, Materia Medica, Formulating, Herbal Actions, Taste of Herbs, Creating Protocols, Research