Are you ready to immerse yourself in the ancient wisdom of herbal medicine and unlock the secrets of nature’s healing bounty? Our Herbal Medicine Apprenticeship is not just an educational experience; it’s a journey into the heart of holistic healing, designed to empower you with the knowledge and skills to navigate the fascinating world of herbal energetics, herbal medicine, and formulation. Let’s explore the enticing offerings that await you in this transformative course.
Western Energetics: Step into the realm of Western Energetics, a foundation that will shape your understanding of the energetic properties of herbs. Discover how these principles guide herbalists in creating potent and effective formulations.
4 Elements & 4 Conditions: Explore the fundamental concepts of the four elements and conditions, unraveling the intricate balance that governs the holistic approach to herbal healing. This knowledge will be the cornerstone of your journey into the herbal world.
6 Tissue States: Dive into the six tissue states, gaining insights into the nuanced ways herbs interact with the body. Understanding these states will empower you to address imbalances at a profound level.
Tasting of Herbs and Learning Their Energetics: Engage your senses in a unique and enriching experience as you taste herbs to discern their energetics. This hands-on approach will deepen your connection with the plants and enhance your ability to choose herbs intuitively.
Learn Clinical Observation: Sharpen your observational skills through the lens of clinical herbal medicine. Witness the subtle cues that guide herbal practitioners in formulating personalized treatments. This skill is invaluable in tailoring herbal remedies to individual constitutions.
Formulating Herbal Medicine:
6 Steps to Formulation: Embark on a journey through the six steps of formulation, unraveling the art and science of crafting herbal remedies. Each step will be broken down, ensuring a thorough understanding and application in real-world scenarios.
How to Go Through a Patient Intake: Learn the art of patient intake, a crucial skill in understanding the unique needs of each individual. Navigate through the intricacies of assessing health conditions and tailoring herbal treatments accordingly.
Clinical Herbal Pharmacy:
Learn How to Pour and Dose Teas and Tinctures: Become adept at the art of pouring and dosing herbal teas and tinctures. This practical skill ensures precision in formulating and administering herbal remedies.
Making Salves, Medicated Creams, and Syrups: Delve into the world of herbal pharmacy by crafting salves, medicated creams, and syrups. This hands-on experience will expand your repertoire of herbal applications.
How to Make Tincture Extracts: Master the craft of tincture making, extracting the potent medicinal properties of herbs. This skill is a cornerstone in creating herbal formulations with maximum therapeutic benefits.
Digestive System, Nervous System, Cardiovascular System: Explore common conditions seen in clinics, pharmaceutical approaches, and delve into a curated list of the best herbs for each system. The therapeutics of common clinical presentations will be accompanied by herb tastings, offering a comprehensive understanding of their effects.
Herb Walk: Connect with nature in a guided herb walk, where you’ll learn to identify and appreciate medicinal plants in their natural habitat. This experiential journey reinforces the bond between herbalists and the Earth’s healing offerings.
Endocrine System, Integumentary System (Skin), Musculoskeletal System: Uncover the intricacies of these vital systems, exploring common conditions, pharmaceutical approaches, and discovering the therapeutic potentials of herbs. Herb tastings will bring these lessons to life, allowing you to experience the healing properties firsthand.
Course Wrap-Up – Individual Project Presentation:
As you reach the culmination of this transformative course, you’ll have the opportunity to showcase your newfound knowledge and skills through an individual project presentation. This is not just an academic exercise but a celebration of your unique journey and the evolution of your understanding of herbal medicine.
Are you ready to embark on this enriching adventure into the world of herbal healing? Sign up now and let the transformative journey begin. Nature’s pharmacy is waiting for you, eager to reveal its age-old secrets and empower you on your path to holistic well-being.
Join us and become a steward of herbal wisdom, bringing the healing power of nature into your life and the lives of others. Your journey awaits – embrace it!
Next class starts: February 26th 2024
1316 Esquimalt Road
Victoria, British Columbia