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Herbalism: Beyond the Basics

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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 14
Teacher: Karine Gordineer

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this natural medicine class:

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Take a deep dive into a hands-on approach to herbal medicine. We'll cover the medicinal properties and uses of close to 100 local or easy-to-source healing plants, from nervines that calm to cardiotonics that stimulate circulation. Herbalist Karine Gordineer will show you how to properly infuse, blend, and decoct as you create your own herbal apothecary that will include teas, salves, tinctures, syrups, vinegars, compresses, and poultices.

Highlights of the course include:

  • History of herbalism
  • The main branches of herbalism
  • The medicinal properties and uses of close to 100 medicinal plants
  • Discussion of specific types of medicinal plants - alternatives, nervines, adaptogens, demulcents, tonics, cardiotonics, immunity boosting, etc.
  • Herbal remedy making techniques & formulation of infusions, decoctions, tea blending, oils, salves, tinctures, syrups, vinegars, compresses, and poultices
  • Making an herbal first aid kit
  • Local plant identification and usage
  • Wild-crafting and drying herbs
  • Storing herbs
  • Plant energetics
  • Sustainable herbalism

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This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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students can transfer into an alternate section without penalty, provided that's done at the time of cancellation, and with sufficient notice. Classes in which material is being mailed to student, require a minimum of 2 weeks' notice for changes/cancellations.


Refunds and Withdrawals

No discounts will be granted for missed classes. There are no refunds or credits 24 hours before a course begins. A refund will be issued if your class is cancelled due to low enrollment. If you wish to withdraw from a course before it begins, you must notify the Registration Office ten full business days before the first class meeting. We will issue a refund minus a $10 processing fee.

• If you must withdraw fewer than ten days before the first class meeting:

• No refunds will be granted for course levels 0–299 and 700–999

• A 75% refund minus a $10 processing fee will be granted for course levels 300–699

Please note: Floral Design materials fees will not be refunded fewer than five (5) business days before class begins.


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