Herbal Apprenticeship Program 

We are excited to accept registration for the 2018 Arlington Herbal Apprenticeship beginning April 21, 22 and continuing on May 5, 6; June 9, 10; July 7, 8; August 11, 12; September 15, 16; October 13, 14. 

The Herbal Apprenticeship meets one weekend a month for seven months. Students get hands-on experience making tinctures, teas, salves oils, herbal sprays, and flower essences etc. and are exposed to such various herbal traditions as Chinese, Ayurveda and Western Herbalism. Each month we cover a different body system and the herbs that nourish and support it. We focus on plant identification and do medicinal plant walks each weekend. We honor plants as our teachers and allies in the healing process. 
We meet Saturdays from 10:00 to 5:00 p.m. and Sundays from 10:00 to 4:30 p.m. Here is the schedule:
April 21, 22 - The digestive system; planetary herbal traditions, herbal tastes and energies. Blending teas.  
May 5, 6 - The respiratory system; herbal steams, essential oils and tincture making. Learning pulses.
 June 9, 10 - The nervous system; herbal sedatives, tonics and stimulants; making herbal salves.

July 7, 8 - The cardiovascular; making infused oils and flower essences.
August 11, 12 - The reproductive and muscular-skeletal systems and bath salts.
 September 15, 16 - The endocrine and immune systems; harvesting roots, herbal sprays and cold remedies.
 October 13, 14 -  The kidneys; foundational energy; graduation; and herbal medicine show and celebratory feast. 
The First Level Herbal Apprenticeship also Includes:

Seasonal tonics 
World systems 
On-line resources 
Case histories 
Plant identification and herb walks 
Remedies for acute and chronic illnesses 
Historical traditions in herbalism 
Plant meditation and 

Contact us: herbstudies@gmail.com or 781.646.6319mailto:herbstudies@gmail.comshapeimage_1_link_0