A Four Part Series
Through this series of herbal medicine making classes, we shall delve into the rich role Western herbal medicine making has played in the evolution of creating health for ourselves, our families and our communities. We will cover the four main solvents used for most herbal preparations; water, alcohol, glycerin and vegetable oil and then apply what we’ve learned with Hands-on herbal medicine making covering the practical skills needed to make teas, tinctures, glycerites, infused oils and more.
General flow for Medicine Making:
Wednesdays, 6 to 9 p.m. March 6, 13, 20, 27 (4 part series, $225, materials included)
6 :00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
To register, please call or visit West County Herb Company during business hours.
Karen Aguiar, a professional medicine maker, has over 20 years experience making, teaching, and foraging for medicinal mushrooms. She is the Head Hag (lead organizer) for the Fall Northern California Women’s Herbal Symposium and is a long time teacher at the California School Of Herbal Studies in Forestville and the Ohlone Herbal School in Berkeley. Her classes draw all levels of experience as she weaves clinical, medicinal, identification, cultivation and folklore wisdom into her offerings. She loves to cook, extract, hang out, and dye natural fibers with magical, magnificent fungi and herbs.