Grassroots WEST Intro to Herbalism (56hr)
With Amy Branum
April 7 - May 20, 2018
Holistic Herbal Education for Self-Healing
Learning to assess what is happening with our bodies and knowing appropriate remedies for that is a right and knowledge that we should all have. This class gives the power back to the people! Whether your intention is to heal yourself or help your family and community, this class provides a solid foundation for your herbal education and how to incorporate herbal medicine into your life. In this introductory series, we will spend many hours doing hands-on, experiential work with the plants. Students will learn herbal safety, how to identify plants for wildcrafting, many herbal remedies, and medicine making techniques.
- History of Herbalism
- Energy Anatomy Overview
- Plant Actions + Energetics
- Intro to Ayurveda
- Digestion as a Foundation of Health
- Herbs for: Urinary, Heart, Digestive, Generative, & Immune System Health
- Medicine Making: Aqueous + Alcohol Extracts, Teas, Tinctures, Churnas, Oils + Syrups
- Intro to Flower Essences
- Intro to Aromatherapy
Grassroots Herbalism is the first of three herbalism certification courses offered through The Wild Temple School. To learn more about Level 2: Community Herbalist & Level 3: Clinical Herbalist, please click HERE.
Amy is an herbalist, Ayurvedic practitioner, and flower essence therapist. She holds a bachelors degree in Biology, a graduate degree from the California College of Ayurveda, and has been working with herbal medicine for 15 years. Amy has also developed and provided herbal remedies to people around the US through her body care company Boutique Botanika. Amy currently teaches herbal classes and has a clinical practice, Lasya Wellness & Vitality, in Nevada City, CA.
Learn more about Amy Branum