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Intermediate Herbal Medicine Program

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Intermediate Herbal Medicine Program

Time: June 5, 2020 from 9am to 5:30pm
Location: Bellingham WA
Website or Map: https://www.wildrootbotanical…
Event Type: class
Organized By: Leslie Lekos
Latest Activity: Jun 5

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One Sunday per month March to November, 9:30-5:30

March 15, April 19, May 17, June 14, July 25 -26*, August 23, Sept 20, Oct 18, November 15. * The July class will be held in the Methow Valley for the full weekend.

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The Intermediate Herbal Immersion Program builds upon the content of our Foundations program. Students are encouraged to take the first year course prior to this one; however, students from other herbal courses are welcome. Please feel free to write or call with any questions you may have.

This program goes deeper into how to apply herbs to individual needs. We study pulse and tongue diagnostics with acupuncturist Janet Michael and learn about constitutional assessment tools like the 4 humors and the tridoshas.

Course Content includes:

  • Wild harvesting excursions each class
  • Plant Identification
  • Continuation of Medicine Making Techniques
  • A deeper study of the plants and how to apply them to conditions
  • Assessment Skills: Tongue & Pulse Diagnostics
  • Applying the Four Humors System and the Tridosha system
  • Formulation & Dosage
  • Skills for Developing a Clinical Practice
  • Land Stewardship, Reciprocity and Restoration

Food as our First Medicine: Organic healthy lunches provided each day from local farmers and chefs Mike Lane and Erin Suda.  Food allergies accommodated.

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Required Texts & Tools:

  • Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West by Michael Moore
  • The Earthwise Herbals (2 books: Old World & New World) by Matthew Wood
  • The Earthwise Herbal Repertory – by Matthew Wood
  • Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
  • Hori Hori
  • Pruners – We recommend Felco

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