HERBS FOR EVERYDAY LIVING:
January 6, 13, 20, 27 & Feb 3
from 6:30 to 8:30pm
Held at Craftwork in Somerville, MA
Taught by Vicki Sargsyan
We will taste and experience each herb in order to get more intimately acquainted with each.
By the end of the course you will gain the knowledge, tools and confidence to use 15+ herbs at home in ways that most benefit you. This is a wonderful class for anyone who is new to or just beginning herbal work, as well as for those who already have experience and are looking for a new perspective.
Each class will cover:
- three herbs in-depth, with tastings of all herbs
- information about traditional use, origin, and harvesting practices
- herbal medicine-making demonstrations, with time for hands-on experience
- fun & practical recipes and ways to prepare each herb at home
- dosage information and any contraindications for use
The Winter Series:
Taught by Vicki Sargsyan
Herbs: Elderberry, Elecampane, Albizia
Medicine Technique: Decoctions, Herbal Steams & Baths
Herbs: Cacao, Ashwagandha, Kava Kava
Medicine Technique: Herbal Milks & Powders
Herbs: Licorice, St. John’s Wort, Pine
Medicine Technique: Infused Oils & Salves
Herbs: Sage, Black Pepper, Turmeric
Medicine Technique: Herbal Broths
Herbs: California Poppy, Passionflower, Chamomile
Medicine Technique: Dream Pillows & Sleep Teas
Vicki has studied traditional Western herbalism and Ayurvedic practices for several years, deepening her knowledge of the plant world with herbal teachers such as Brittany Wood Nickerson, Heather Irvine and Steph Zabel. She also works as the Assistant Manager + Bulk Herbs Lead at Cambridge Naturals, where she helps connect people with herbs every day. Vicki's mission in teaching is to be a voice for the plants, and to share their healing with as many people as possible. She wants to inspire her students in creating their own herbal experiences, and to have fun while doing it!
~ Dried herb samples of each plant to work with at home
~ Herbal supplies -- such as glass jars -- as needed
~ Extensive resource lists: books, websites, supplies and detailed handouts with recipes
~ Unlimited email access for herbal-related questions
Please email me at email@example.com with questions, and register below to hold your spot.
How to Register:
Class Deposit for Winter Herbs for Everyday Living
Class deposit to hold your space in the 5-week-long session of Herbs for Everyday Living starting on Jan. 6, 2020 in Somerville, MA. Please note that deposits are non-refundable, and full payment is due the first day of class, unless other arrangements have been made. This class is taught by Vicki Sargsyan.