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Herbal Tincture Making for the Immune System

Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 2:00 pm — 4:30 pm

Tinctures are potent plant extracts and one of the most portable and accessible forms of herbal medicine. In this workshop you will learn the basics of how to make tinctures at home- from the process of harvesting or sourcing plants- to creating a finished herbal formula for acute or preventative care. The focus will be on medicine making with herbs for building immunity in this cold and flu season. Together you will be creating tinctures using both dried and fresh plants, and you will have the option to bring a tincture home. This hands-on class is a great introduction to herbal medicine as well as a useful skill share for those who want to build their home apothecary.

Instructor Bio:

Finn Oakes is a writer, educator and clinical herbalist who studies energetic herbalism with Karyn Sanders and Sarah Holmes at the Blue Otter School of Herbal Medicine. Finn is also co-owner of Steadfast Herbs, a local medicine growing project that provides an herbal CSA and a line of herbal remedies for preventative and holistic care. Learning to be in relationship with plants has had a profound impact on Finn’s life and health and they currently live across from the Redwoods in Pescadero, CA.

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Cost: $45
Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information.

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