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The Roots of Herbalism home study course explores the philosophies of ecological Herbalism, the practices of herbal nutrition, and the foundations of holistic health.  Students learn to make their own herbal preparations, including tisanes and tinctures, to apply the knowledge they learn about the plants through a DVD, book and herb materials. Students explore over twenty herbs and (more…)

  • December 1, 2015 - December 31, 2024
    5:55 pm - 11:30 pm

Explore flower essences for practical application in our daily life. The course empowers you with the tools to become more aware and compassionate of your emotional states and those of others, to identify areas of imbalance, and to nurture ourselves toward emotional harmony with the essences.  (more…)

  • September 3, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • September 17, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 1, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 15, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 29, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Plant Allies for Trauma and Grief In these challenging times, there is a growing need for trauma-literate caregivers to support the health of our communities. Join us for an in-depth look at strategies for trauma and grief, both personal and collective, and build your toolkit for addressing trauma and grief from an herbalist’s perspective. We (more…)

  • September 14, 2019
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

(Online) Scientific Validation of Herbal Medicine Join Ellen Kamhi PhD RN for a discussion about the ‘inside story’ of how herbs actually work. We will transverse the indigenous traditional use and delve into the depths of scientific validity. Why does berberine kill bacteria without causing the development of resistant strains? How does Red Yeast Rice (more…)

  • September 15, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:00 am

The ancient Chakra System describes energy centers within the body that need to be balanced to maintain health. When we look scientifically at the function of the thyroid , adrenal and pituitary glands, we can understand the mirror between the emotional, spiritual and physical aspects of health, as they are linked by this Sacred Triune. (more…)

  • October 6, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:00 am

Sacred Passage: Providing Compassionate Care at the End of Life Our culture’s glorification of youth discourages healthy discourse around death, and often leaves us ill-equipped to address the complexities of end of life, when our own family faces loss or when it touches our herbal practice. This class will explore how we, as herbalists, can (more…)

  • October 19, 2019
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and lupus, involve destruction of healthy cells by the body’s own defensive mechanism. If the immune system’s error in judgment is not corrected, the attack can progress to the heart, lungs, and other vital organs. The mechanism that causes the deregulation of the immune response is not (more…)

  • November 3, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:00 am

Herbs for the Holy-Days Plants have been used throughout history, (and even during pre-historic times), by civilizations around the world for food, medicine, tools, household implements and spiritual ritual. So, it is not surprising to discover that both the old and the new Testament contain hundreds of descriptions of the use of herbs for all (more…)

  • December 15, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:00 am