Empower yourself with medicinal herbal knowledge to take charge of your own health and wellness.
Help tend to common medical issues for yourself and others, using simple plant based remedies. In this holistic course, you will learn: the anatomy of the system; maladies that affect that system; how to heal with herbs and other natural approaches; when to see a doctor; how to make your own herbal medicines; how to grow, identify, and wildcraft medicinal herbs.
This is an 8 course series, held via Zoom. Each 2.5 hour class includes:
-Detailed power point
lessons with time for questions and
-Practical and simple uses of herbal remedies
-Custom handouts on: Herbs and their effects for each bodily system; Materia medica; Recipes
-Resources to further your study
-Video to watch at your convenience
$175 for the entire series (recommended) or $35 for individual classes
*If finances are keeping you from signing up, email Nicole at email@example.com to inquire about partial scholarships*
First class is a free introduction
Week 1 – Using Plants as
Oct 11, 2021 - FREE CLASS
-Origins, actions, and
energetics of herbs
-Methods of administering
-Dosages for children, adults, and the elderly
-Reverence, respect, and presence with plants
Week 2 – Prevention
Oct 25, 2021
-Immune system, importance of diet
-Herbs: mushrooms, echinacea, astragalus, elderberry, boneset, Vitamin C, ginger
-Helping: cold, flu, fever, and viruses
-Making: Herbal broths and infusions
Week 3 – Cleansing
November 08, 2021
-Blood and liver
-Herbs: dandelion, burdock, nettles
-Helping: hormonal issues, skin issues, blood cleanser, nutritional deficiency
-Making: Infusions and decoctions
Week 4 – Fighting
November 22, 2021
-Herbs: echinacea, garlic, rosemary, plantain, goldenseal, poke, cleavers
-Helping: skin, throat, ear, eye, lung, urinary tract infections
Week 5 – Breath
December 06, 2021
-Herbs: Elecampane, thyme, hyssop, mullein, elderflower, usnea
-Making: fire cider, thyme steam
Week 6 – Soothing
December 20, 2021
-Herbs: demulcants (marshmallow, slippery elm), mint, bitters
-Helping: stomach aches, ulcers, nausea, digestion, acidic stomach
-Making: herbal kitcheri, cold infused tea
Week 7 – Balance
January 3, 2022
-Herbs: Adaptogens, Nervines, Skullcap, Ashwaganda, holy basil
-Helping: stress, anxiety, panic attack, adrenal burnout
-Making herb balls, meditation (more then just herbs)
Week 8 – Connection: Wild
January 17, 2022
-Becoming a steward of
-Herbs: violet, chickweed, garlic mustard, plantain
-Helping: our connection and reverence to nature
-Wildcrafting, reverence, offerings
In-person Herbal Walk, Peoria, TBA, Early spring
This course will help you feel confident in taking care of your family or yourself for common medical issues by learning to skillfully apply herbal medicine to prevent and remedy illness. You will receive info on several healing plants and learn how to grow, harvest, and create your own herbal remedies. You will be guided to become your own informed primary healthcare provider by understanding the basics of the human body and how to holistically and vitally utilize earth based remedies. and techniques. You will become a source of practical healing for friends and family, become more self-sufficient and save time and money from unnecessary and expensive doctor’s visits.
Each class will focus on a body issue, specific herbs that benefit the system, how to treat specific ailments related to that system, and an herbal medicine making technique.
With the class you will receive:
-eight 2.5 hour
-video so you can watch at your convenience
-in-person herb walk
-a chance to learn from an experienced family herbalist
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about partial scholarships.
Take some time out during the hectic holiday season for some self-care and time for connection with the cycles of Mother Nature. The winter solstice is a time where we spend more time in darkness than in light, giving us time to surrender more inwardly to our Truest Selves. Join us for a blissful two hours of surrendering into restorative yoga postures, meditative breathwork and kriya, all set to the live musical vibrations provided by Soulside teachers and further supported with Reiki while in restorative postures. Give yourself or a loved one the gift of self-care and rejuvenation this holiday season.
Facilitated by Katie Lang, Darrin Ford, and Tamilyn Banno
Please view our COVID Precautions and refund policy before registering.
The day will include:
Yoga with Janie
Mini Massage Sessions
Whole Food Lunch from Upbeet Jams
Vision Board Workshop Faciliated by April Foster, Certified Health Coach
East Bluff Community Center
512 E. Kansas St.
Fee: $20 includes lunch.
Pre-registration is required.
Call 309-922-1673 if you have any questions.