Making Herbal Preparations 101 Mini Course
Making Herbal Preparations 101 Mini Course
Are you wondering what all the buzz is about? Have you been noticing the covers of all of the major magazines—National Geographic, Time, Newsweek, and almost every home, food, and fashion publication? They are talking about herbs! Let us delve into this hot topic and explore the role herbs can play in our everyday wellness!
Learn about the way that herbs are used and prepared for everyday use and begin making your own herbal recipes at home – we’ll help you get started! This course is the perfect entry point into the wild and wonderful world of herbs, covering basic herbal preparations that will help you build your own repertoire of exciting, nourishing formulas.
Discover herbalists’ four basic categories of herbal preparations, 12 everyday safe herbs to use at home, and 33 DIY herbal recipes from teas and tinctures to salves and oils! This course will guide you through 7 convenient and compact lessons that are chock-full of hands-on activities, videos, and helpful herbal charts to guide you on your way to making herbal preparations at home. Beginners, this mini herbal course is for you!
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The Making Herbal Preparations 101 Mini Course is designed to bring the world of herbs right into your kitchen where you can get hands-on with the herbs while filling your herbal toolkit and knowledgebase at the same time!
In this course, you will learn about basic herbal preparations—what they are, why they work the way that they do, when to use them, and of course, how to make them. This course covers four categories of herbal preparations, from water- and sweet-based preparations to alcohol- and oil-based preparations, and offers detailed, step-by-step video tutorials for each of these common preparations for everyday use.
You’ll also learn about 12 everyday herbs that are safe for most people to use. We’ll build on these basics, equipping you with 33 recipes using the herbs and preparations discussed in this course. By the end of these 7 lessons, you’ll walk away with the know-how to make and use these basic preparations and recipes, from teas and tinctures to salves and oils, as a part of your wellness approach!
Upgrade with our Herbal Preparation Recipe and Tutorial Guides!
We are making it easy to bring your studies right into the kitchen with these mess-friendly, durable, and incredibly practical laminated recipe and tutorial guides. We’ve compiled the essential hands-on information from all of the lessons in this program into beautifully convenient guides so you can work offline and in your kitchen, practicing your herbalist skills! Upgrade your order with the Herbal Preparation Recipe Guides when you sign up to get our 13 page full color, front-and-back sided set featuring 32 tutorials and recipes from class!
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Lesson 1 explores how herbs can help us on an everyday basis with some of our most common complaints. It begins with a brief overview of each herbal preparation category that will be covered in more detail later in the course as well as the various solvents that are used in these preparations.
Lesson 2 takes us deeper into the world of herbs. It covers some foundational principles regarding herbal safety including the various safety categories of herbs, introduces 12 nutritious herbs that are safe for most people, and discusses how these herbs can be used in a variety of ways for everyday situations!
Lesson 3 kicks off our first herbal preparation category—water-based herbal preparations. This lesson explores water as a solvent and discusses two of the most common types of water-based herbal preparations: infusions and decoctions. It takes a look at the various ways these preparations can be made, walking you through making them from start to finish as well as touching on shelf life considerations and suggested dosages.
Lesson 4 looks into our next herbal preparation category—sweet-based herbal preparations. This lesson explores various sweet solvents, such as honey and glycerine, and discuss two common sweet-based preparations: infused honey and glycerites. It offers detailed tutorials on making each of these preparations, and takes a look at the shelf life and suggested dosages for each.
Lesson 5 investigates another herbal preparation category—alcohol-based herbal preparations. This lesson explores alcohol as a solvent and introduces two common alcohol-based preparations—tinctures and liniments. It explores the extraction process for these preparations, provides detailed steps for making each of these preparations, and discusses shelf life considerations and suggested dosages.
Lesson 6 introduces the last herbal preparation category of our course—oil-based herbal preparations. It begins by looking into how oil extracts herbal constituents from plants, and then explores two common oil-based preparations: infused oils and salves. Tutorials walk you through how to make each preparation from scratch, and the lesson discusses preparation shelf life and suggested dosages.
Lesson 7 takes all you’ve learned in this mini course and allows you to apply it with 33 recipes, many featuring the 12 nutritional herbs detailed in this course, that you can use for common conditions. These recipes will not only give you practice in making the herbal preparations you’ve learned about in this course, they will also help you to stock your herbal toolkit and give you some experience using herbs in everyday situations.
By the end of the Making Herbal Preparations 101 Mini Course, you will feel more confident in exploring herbal recipes on your own. You will also build a great beginner’s understanding of 12 herbs that you can incorporate into everyday use! Join us for class, and we’re certain you’ll be making herbal preparations at home in no time!
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