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Making Herbal Remedies: Plant Tinctures

Urban Kitchen SF

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

Making Herbal Remedies: Plant Tinctures

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Making Herbal Remedies: Plant Tinctures

Joshua Muscat, Director of the San Francisco Botanical Medicine Clinic, will teach you how to make dry and fresh plant tinctures, which are concentrated forms of herbal medicine that are convenient to use, highly portable, and have a long shelf life.  

Herbs in tincture form address a wide array of illnesses, from short-term acute issues (such as urinary tract infection or a head cold) to long-term chronic disorders (such as sinus allergies, asthma or arthritis). You will learn useful skills that will empower you to manage your own health issues with plant medicine, including suggestions for plants that are appropriate for beginner exploration of self-care.  You will get to take home the tinctures you make in this workshop.

NOTE: This class requires that each participant bring a chopping knife (for cutting herbs).  If you are unable to bring a knife, please email registration@urbankitchensf.org.

Date & Time: Tuesday, September 21, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location:  Room A at the Women's Building (please note room change!)
Cost: $49*


Instructor Bio

Joshua Muscat is an herbalist in his 16th year of clinical practice. He has been formally studying herbal medicine for the past seven years. His education in the art of herbalism includes studies at the Pacific School of Herbal Medicine, studies with Chuck Garcia who is a Curendero, studies with Herbalist Karyn Sanders, studies at the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine, several college courses on subjects such as anatomy, physiology, nutrition, and botany, independent studies in whatever subject seems applicable, and much time spent sitting with the plants themselves.

*Sliding scale pricing available. Email registration@urbankitchensf.org for details.

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When & Where

Women's Building
Audre Lorde Room
3543 18th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

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Urban Kitchen SF

Urban Kitchen SF (www.urbankitchensf.org) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit created to help reconnect urban dwellers to the sustainable creation, preservation and / or production of their food. 

UKSF hosts affordable, single-purpose workshops themed around the DIY Slow Food concept.  Classes incorporate hands-on learning with instruction by area experts.  Spaces are offered on a sliding-scale basis where necessary, and no one is ever turned away for lack of funds. 

Topics include food preservation, brewing Kombucha, baking bread, butchery, urban gardening, and more. Learn more about UKSF at www.urbankitchensf.org!

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