Herbal Apprentice Program

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Artemisia Academy

928 Carpinteria Street

Suite 2

Santa Barbara, CA 93103

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*NOTE: This event is on Saturday December 15th AND Sunday, December 16th, 2018 from 10am to 5pm. The ticket price includes both days. Thank you.*

This 100 Hour Herbal Apprentice Program combines classroom, field work & hands on training to begin your journey as a Community Herbalist.

Students will learn:

  • Plant ID : including Safe & Poisonous plants of Santa Barbara, when & where to appropriately buy Organic Herbs, vs. Ethical Wild harvesting

  • How to make herbal medicine, including: teas, oils, salves, vinegars, oxymels, tinctures, syrups, steams, baths, aromatherapy & formulations

  • Anatomy & Physiology, Herbal therapies for each body systems

  • Nutrition & Self Care for Community Herbalists

  • Clinical Interview Skills, Research & Case Studies


Course runs 1 weekend per month, from 10am-5pm. Dates for the program are as follows:

Sep 8-9

Opening Ceremony, Intro to Herbalism

Nervous System

Plant ID: Leaves

Medicine Making: Infusions & Decoctions

Oct 20-21

Integumentary System

Musculoskeletal System

Plant ID: Trees

Medicine Making: Oils & Salves

Nov 17-18

Digestive System

Nutrition 1: Proteins & Energy

Plant ID: Flowers

Medicine Making: Vinegars & Tonics

Dec 15-16

Circulatory System

Nutrition 2: Carbs & Moods

Plant ID: Edible Plant Families

Medicine Making: Tinctures

Jan 19-20

Reproduction System

Nutrition 3: Fats & Inflammation

Plant ID: Tasting Phytochemisty & Energetics

Medicine Making: Aromatherapy & Hydrotherapy

Feb 16-17

Immune & Lymphatic System

Nutrition 4: Food Allergies & Intolerances

Plant ID: Poisonous Plant Families

Medicine Making: Ocymels & Syrups

Mar 16-17

Reproductive System

Endocrine System

Intro to Client Interviews, Case Studies

Medicine Making: Formulations

April 13-14

Urinary System

Present Case Studies, Final Project

Plant ID: Growing Edible & Medicinal Herbs

Present Case Studies, Final Project

Mar 18 (5-8pm)

Closing Ceremony

Potluck & Party

For more information, call 805.796.4495 or visit: https://www.artemisiaacademy.com/apprenticeship

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