The Forager's Path - School of Botanical Studies

2019 Course Schedule

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Our 10 month Foundations of Herbal Medicine program is full and registration is closed until registration for the 2020 session opens in August, 2019.

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10 Month Foundations of Herbal Medicine for 2019

“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”A Flagstaff-based course in Community Herbalism, emphasizing (but not limited to) bio-regional healing plants from the Verde Valley up though the higher elevations around Flagstaff. The focus of the summer Colorado trip is plants from 9,000′ – 12,000′ and goes above treeline.

A brief over view of the topics introduced include:
Botany – Plant Chemistry – Anatomy – Physiology – Solvents & Polarity – Body Systems – Traditional Chinese Medicine – Ayurveda – Energetics from the Western Herbal perspective – Herbal Pharmacy – Materia Medica – Nutrition & Diet – Foraging – Wildcrafting – Minerals

The group meets in Flagstaff, one weekend a month from February through November with additional dates and regional travel in June, July and August.
Details are here
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Advanced Topics in Herbal Medicine 2019

The course meets over three weekends and addresses topics geared for people who have previous training and experience in healing and working with herbs. It covers several topics that are key to health in the modern world such as:
*Pain & Inflammation“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”
*Heart & Circulatory Health
*Brain Function & Memory
*Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity & the Role of Carbohydrates
*Leaky Gut Syndrome & Food Intolerances
*Guidance in Herbal Consultations for the Community Herbalist
Details are available here.

When: This program meets over three different weekends:
September 14-15
October 12-13
November 9-10
Time: 9:00 – 3:30
Where: Near Flagstaff, Arizona
Cost:
$495 for the three weekend (6 days) program.

Contact the school if you would like to register for this course. Some previous training and experience is necessary and a brief phone interview is done to ensure proper placement for this program.

After you have contacted the school and been accepted into this program, click the button below to pay for the course.

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