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11 Month “Foundations of Herbal Medicine” Course for 2021

11 Month “Foundations of Herbal Medicine” Course for 2021

Many people begin using herbs in small steps – something for sleep, a cold or maybe a headache. As one continues on the herbal path of independent study, information is pulled from many sources. After a few years, this person begins to identify as an herbalist and continues to increase both the learning and use… Continue >>>

Sources for Fresh Herbs or Fresh Plant Extracts

For the Community Herbalist, acquiring dried plants is a straightforward process in the current herb market. Dried herbs are widely and easily available from many retail stores and online distributors. Plants that are best processed and/or used fresh can be more challenging to find. In the modern world of everything being instantly available 24/7, the… Continue >>>

Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

Many people struggle with food during the holiday season that runs from late November through early January. During this season, the issues that come up most often in my herb practice are: -The quality of food goes down -The quantity of food goes up -The ability of the digestive system goes down This article gives… Continue >>>

Plant Profile: Lemon Balm

Plant Profile: Lemon Balm

Botany:
 Melissa officinalis (Laminaceae) Common Names: Lemon Balm Southwest Habitat:
 Commonly cultivated. I have never found it growing wild. The best place to look for it outside of cultivation is near old homesteads like those in Oak Creek Canyon. Energy & Tastes:
 A delightful lemon-y taste. The energetic view of sour varies by herbal tradition.… Continue >>>

Plant Profile: Turmeric

Plant Profile: Turmeric

This Plant Profile is longer than usual for a few reasons: 1. Turmeric is a polycrest herb, meaning it has multiple uses. 2. The traditional and complete uses of turmeric have largely been lost as it has gained popularity in the inflammation supplement market in the US. 3. Much of the information available in the… Continue >>>

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Rocky Mountain Herbal CampOut

Rocky Mountain Herbal CampOut

Due to the ongoing public health crisis with COVID-19, all info on this page is tentative.This trip is not confirmed yet. Photos from previous trips can be seen on Facebook here. Students are responsible for food, lodging (camping or hotel) and transportation. The dates for the 2021 program are July 12-15. Day 1 – July… Continue >>>

Colorado Plateau Herbal Intensive 2021

Colorado Plateau Herbal Intensive 2021

Due to the COVID-19 virus, this course is not confirmed. All info should be considered tentative. If you would like to be on an Update List, send us your email. The “Colorado Plateau Herbal Intensive” is a multi-day program designed to introduce people to the medicinal and edible plants of the southwest flora. This program… Continue >>>

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Rocky Mountain Herbal CampOut

Rocky Mountain Herbal CampOut

Due to the ongoing public health crisis with COVID-19, all info on this page is tentative.This trip is not confirmed yet. Photos from previous trips can be seen on Facebook here. Students are responsible for food, lodging (camping or hotel) and transportation. The dates for the 2021 program are July 12-15. Day 1 – July… Continue >>>

Colorado Plateau Herbal Intensive 2021

Colorado Plateau Herbal Intensive 2021

Due to the COVID-19 virus, this course is not confirmed. All info should be considered tentative. If you would like to be on an Update List, send us your email. The “Colorado Plateau Herbal Intensive” is a multi-day program designed to introduce people to the medicinal and edible plants of the southwest flora. This program… Continue >>>

11 Month “Foundations of Herbal Medicine” Course for 2021

11 Month “Foundations of Herbal Medicine” Course for 2021

Many people begin using herbs in small steps – something for sleep, a cold or maybe a headache. As one continues on the herbal path of independent study, information is pulled from many sources. After a few years, this person begins to identify as an herbalist and continues to increase both the learning and use… Continue >>>

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