Ready to take your interest in herbal medicine to the next level and learn how to make your own remedies? Dive into the art of herbal medicine making and learn how to prepare herbal teas, herbal vinegars, a medicinal salve and infused oil in this informative, hands-on workshop. An instruction booklet will be provided. Learn the medicinal applications of herbs used in class for first aid. Participants will:
- Learn how to prepare and sample a herbal tea infusion and understand the difference between an infusion and decoction
- Learn how to prepare an infused oil and the various applications for an oil
- Observe the preparation of a herbal salve and take home a small container of medicinal salve
- Prepare and take home 250 ml of medicinal and culinary herbal vinegar
Participants should bring one clean, wide-mouthed glass container (approx 250-300 mL) with tightly fitting lid, a pen, and a mug for sampling tea. Copies of instructor Katolen Yardley’s book, “Good Living Guide to Natural and Herbal Remedies”, will also be available for purchase for $25.