This class is for the beginner who wants to bring herbs into their everyday life. We will explore herbs through many avenues. Students will learn the theories of body systems and actions of herbs and their application to life circumstances. The proper preparation for herbal products will be taught. Students will prepare a number of herbal products including extracts in vinegar and alcohol; salves, syrups, teas, infusions, and bath products. Wildcrafting ethics and field identification of common native medicinal herbs will be emphasized. This class includes an herb walk to local wild areas.
Classes are held on Wednesdays (August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd) from 6:30pm - 9:30pm.
To sign up, please visit: https://www.ohlonecenter.org/courses/