Foundations of Herbal Medicine 2019 – Dates & Topics

This page includes Dates and Topics for the 2019 Foundations of Herbal Medicine program.“Arizona Herbal medicine” “Durango Herbal medicine” “Albuquerque Herbal medicine” “Sedona herbal medicine” “Denver Herbal medicine” “Boulder, Colorado Herbal medicine” “Phoenix herbal medicine” “Colorado herbal medicine” “Las Vegas herbal medicine” “Prescott herbal medicine” “Flagstaff herbal medicine” “Oak Creek Canyon” “New Mexico herbal medicine”
The homepage for this course is here.

The regular class meetings are once a month on weekends.
The exception: there are two weekend meetings in both June and August.

**There are optional additional meetings that are not a formal part of the program. These are offered free to enrolled students. These dates are clearly marked below with an **
These are on weekdays and involve field work.
It is hoped  -but not required-  that students take advantage of these extra days.

February 23 & 24

Saturday am: Introduction to Herbal Medicine & Herbal Energetics Part 1
Saturday pm: Herbal Pharmacy – Solvents & Polarity + Teas, Infusions & Decoctions
Sunday am: Herbal Actions – Learning How to Think Like an Herbalist
Sunday pm: Herbal Pharmacy – Alcohol Extracts with Fresh and Dry Plants“Arizona Herbal medicine” “Durango Herbal medicine” “Albuquerque Herbal medicine” “Sedona herbal medicine” “Denver Herbal medicine” “Boulder, Colorado Herbal medicine” “Phoenix herbal medicine” “Colorado herbal medicine” “Las Vegas herbal medicine” “Prescott herbal medicine” “Flagstaff herbal medicine” “Oak Creek Canyon” “New Mexico herbal medicine”

March 16 & 17
Saturday am: Herbal Energetics Part 2 – Fundamentals of Ayurveda: the Five Elements & the Three Doshas
Saturday pm: Digestive Health Part 1
Sunday am: Digestive Health Part 2
Sunday pm: Introduction to Botany – Families, Genera, Species, Life Zones & Plant Anatomy

Friday, April 12:
**Optional: Free Field Study in the Verde Valley

April 13 & 14

Saturday am: Nervous System – Stress, Sleep & Relaxation
Saturday pm: Herbal Pharmacy – Nervine Formulas
Sunday am: Adaptogens – Energy, Chi & Prana
Sunday pm: Herbal Pharmacy – Milk Decoctions & Adaptogen Formulas

May 18 & 19
Saturday am: Herbal Support for the Liver & The Role of Detox
Saturday pm: Herbal Pharmacy – Making Digestive Aromatic Bitters
Sunday am: Alterative Herbs & the Lymphatic System
Sunday pm: Herbal Pharmacy – Topical Oil Extraction with Fresh & Dry Plants + Choosing Carrier Oils + How to Make a Standard Salve & a Resinous Salve“Arizona Herbal medicine” “Durango Herbal medicine” “Albuquerque Herbal medicine” “Sedona herbal medicine” “Denver Herbal medicine” “Boulder, Colorado Herbal medicine” “Phoenix herbal medicine” “Colorado herbal medicine” “Las Vegas herbal medicine” “Prescott herbal medicine” “Flagstaff herbal medicine” “Oak Creek Canyon” “New Mexico herbal medicine”

June 1 & 2
Saturday: Exploring Essential Oils Part 1 + How to Make Skin Lotion
Sunday: Exploring Essential Oils Part 2 + How to Make Body Butter

June 15 & 16

Saturday am: Herbs for Kidney and Bladder Health
Saturday pm: How to Know an Herb using
Science + Tradition + Personal Experience
Sunday: Guidelines for Using Herbs with Children + The What, Why and How of Addressing Mineral Deficiencies with Herbs & Diet

Friday, July 19:
**Optional: Free Field Study in the Ponderosa Forest

July 20 & 21

Saturday am: Ponderosa Forest Field Study
Saturday pm: Herbal Pharmacy – The Role of Vinegar in Making Plant Medicine
Sunday am: Ponderosa Forest Field Study
Sunday pm: Cough Syrup Formulas Using Honey & Vinegar

July 22 – 25:
**Optional: Free Field Study camping trip in SW Colorado

“Arizona Herbal medicine” “Durango Herbal medicine” “Albuquerque Herbal medicine” “Sedona herbal medicine” “Denver Herbal medicine” “Boulder, Colorado Herbal medicine” “Phoenix herbal medicine” “Colorado herbal medicine” “Las Vegas herbal medicine” “Prescott herbal medicine” “Flagstaff herbal medicine” “Oak Creek Canyon” “New Mexico herbal medicine”

Elder – Sambucus nigra

Friday, August 9:
**Optional: Free Field Study in the Ponderosa Forest

August 10 & 11

Saturday and Sunday:
Reproductive Health for Women & Men: 
Menstrual Cycle, Menopause, Prostate, Andropause and Healthy Aging

August 24 & 25
Saturday: Winter Herbal Health – Using Herbs for Colds, Flu, Fevers, Cough, Sore Throats and Sinus
Sunday: Student Presentations on Materia Medica Research & Medicine Making

September 14 & 15

Investigating the Causes and Connections Between:
Pain
 – Systemic Inflammation & the Digestive System
 – Food Intolerances
This weekend includes detailed herb and dietary protocols for working with all three conditions

October 12 & 13

Metabolic Syndrome and Our Relationship with Sugar – Topics include:
Botany and the Chemistry of Carbohydrates
The Ayurvedic and TCM views of Sweet
5 Reasons Why People Crave Sweets and Ways to Address Cravings
Normal and Abnormal Functioning of Blood Sugar and Insulin
Causes of Elevated Blood Sugar
Long Term Effects of Elevated Blood Sugar
Role of Metabolic Syndrome in Chronic Inflammation and Heart Disease
5 Essential Steps to Working with the Metabolic Syndrome Client“Arizona Herbal medicine” “Durango Herbal medicine” “Albuquerque Herbal medicine” “Sedona herbal medicine” “Denver Herbal medicine” “Boulder, Colorado Herbal medicine” “Phoenix herbal medicine” “Colorado herbal medicine” “Las Vegas herbal medicine” “Prescott herbal medicine” “Flagstaff herbal medicine” “Oak Creek Canyon” “New Mexico herbal medicine”

November 9 & 10
Using Herbs, Lifestyle and Diet to Support Cardiovascular Health and Brain Function
Understanding Flavonoids, Nootropics, Heart Tonics, Deficient Blood and Blood Tonics

Tuition:
$2290
This can be made in one payment or with 10 monthly payments, January through October, 2019.
The program traditionally fills before January 1. Making the first payment as a deposit reserves your place in class.

A discounted price of $2140 is available if the course is paid in full by January 1, 2019.
Payment can be done either through PayPal on this site or by check through postal mail.
Our postal mailing address is here.

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