Herbal Preps from Fresh Plants

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Date(s) - Mon. Aug. 28, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Screen Shot 2017-05-30 at 5.20.38 PMClass Description: For most of the year and in many herbal classes we have to get by using or making dried herb preparations. This summer class will be a preparation palooza, using herbs fresh from gardens and possibly some wildcrafted weeds and common plants. We will make an herbal vinegar to take home, demonstrate a glyceride or honey and a couple of topical preps using piles of plants gathered for our event. The class will take place on site at The Armory.

 About the Facilitator: Heather Irvine has been an herbalist since 2002, after studying with 7Song concurrent to earning her degree at Cornell. She has been an herbal instructor for many years. She began her herbal studies at the Northeast School of Botanical medicine, reputed for it’s immersive first aid training and attained a Wilderness First Responder certificate while immersed in learning herbalism. She has returned several times after being a student to help instruct herb students in first aid, in hands on actual wilderness first aiding. She has had an herbal product business for over ten years. This past year she taught a 10 week course, Actions and Chemistry for the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism and she has recently set up shop in The Armory, carrying her herbal consultant and educator roles to the greater Boston area after moving from Vermont.

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