School of Herbalism - Workshops

 

 *Classes are offered individually or as a package

*Topics are customizable for any audience or group, please inquire

For Pricing: Call - 615.499.6849 or Email: 

info@naturalchoicesbotanica.com  
Discounts Offered: Organize a group in your city or town of 10 or more & receive your class for free 
Instructor: Angelique "Sobande" Greer or Guest Instructor

 

 

 

Making Herbal Tinctures & Teas - Session I & II 

This workshop covers the process of making herbal tinctures & teas from both fresh and dried herbs, botanicals & spices including:

 Understanding different extraction media (menstrum).
  • Preparing different potencies.
  • Jars and equipment.
  • Using different kinds of presses.
  • Differences between using fresh and dried herbs.
  • Administration and dosages.
  • Differences between tinctures and other herbal preparations.
  • Learn the subtle nuances of various botanicals, spices & teas

This workshop will include both lectures and demonstrations of how to prepare, macerate and press herbs, how to use different kinds of equipment in the preparation of tinctures. Students will receive tinctures to take home. Students will explore the exotic & medicinal world of teas while learning how to choose prepare the perfect blend. Students will make (2) personal blends to take home. 

 

Making Oil Extractions, Ointments & Topical Herbal Preparations - Session I & II

This workshop covers all aspects of the process of making poultices, compresses, infused oils, Liniments and ointments from both fresh and dried herbs, including: 

  • Understanding different base oils
  • Different methods for preparing oil infusions
  • Learning herbs that are suitable for oil extractions
  • Jars and equipment
  • Differences between using fresh and dried herbs / Using essential oils
  • Comparison with other types of oil-based preparations
  • Using water-based topical preparations such as poultices and compresses.

This workshop will include both lectures and demonstrations of how to prepare, infuse and press fresh and dried herbal oils using different kinds of equipment. Students will receive samples of an infused oil & ointment that are prepared as a demonstration during the workshop.

 

Syrups, Tonics, Elixirs and More - Session I & II 

The focus of this workshop is on making topical creams for therapeutic by using herbs and other natural substances. Students will have salves to take home. 

  • Herbs used in medicinal creams.
  • Understanding Emulsification
  • Using infused oils and herbal teas
  • Using Bach Flowers, homeopathic and essential oils in creams.
  • Understanding different base oils.
  • Storage and preservation of creams.
  • Jars and equipment.

Comparison with other types of topical preparations.
This workshop will include both lectures and demonstrations of how to prepare medicinal creams. Students will receive samples of creams that are prepared as a demonstration during the workshop as well as informative handouts.



Other Classes & Workshops Offered 

   

The Esther Assignment "Spiritual Health & Renewal for Today's Christian Woman" Session I & II 

This workshop focuses on the book of Esther from the Bible. It was written for Diaspora Jews who lived outside Israel to show them how to live in exile. Esther was a woman who was groomed to become queen after the original Queen Vashti declined the Kings request to present herself to a room full of drunken men. Esther spent an entire year engaged in deep grooming rituals and preparation to become the Kings wife. Not only did she become the Kings main wife, but she became a very powerful queen. This workshop will teach you some of the following:

  • Chemicals in your modern day foods.
  • Healing Various Conditions
  • Cancer Flight or Fight
  • Help with Fibroids
  • Herbal Birth Control
  • Balanced Nutrition & Nutritional Deficiencies
  • Startling Fact about Menopause
  • Mantras for the mind, body & spirit


Mystical Magical Herbs & Their Sacred Vibrations: Session I & II

This course offers an intense study of the magical uses of herbs & the energy they carry. In this class we will discuss ways of using the natural energy of plants to create balance and harmony in your life.

  • Understanding the vibration of plants
  • Basics ethics and laws of plant spirit work
  • Special herb uses. Home, work etc
  • What are the properties of these herbs
  • Storage and preservation

 
This workshop will include both lectures and demonstrations of how to prepare medicinal creams. Students will receive samples of creams that are prepared as a demonstration during the workshop as well as informative handouts.


Seasonal Treatments Using Natural Remedies: Session I & II 

The focus of this workshop is on making topical creams for therapeutic by using herbs and other natural substances. Students will have salves & other products to take home.

  • Herbs used in medicinal creams
  • Understanding Emulsification
  • Using infused oils and herbal teas
  • Using Bach Flowers, homeopathic and essential oils in creams
  • Understanding different base oils
  • Storage and preservation of creams
  • Jars and equipment
  • Comparison with other types of topical preparations. 

This workshop will include both lectures and demonstrations of how to prepare medicinal creams. Students will receive samples of creams that are prepared as a demonstration during the workshop as well as informative handouts.

 


 

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