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Seminars, events, and items of interest related to herbal medicine are posted below. Do you have an event you would like to share? Contact us to have your event listed here. (Please note that all listings are subject to Board approval). 

 

OHA Member Events

Wednesday
Sep212016

October

October 2: Making Herbal Tinctures with Michael Vertolli, RH

 

This workshop covers all aspects of the process of making herbal tinctures from both fresh and dried herbs, including understanding different extraction media (menstruum), preparing different potencies, jars and equipment, using different kinds of presses, the differences between using fresh and dried herbs, administration and dosages and the differences between tinctures and other herbal preparations.

This workshop will include both lectures and demonstrations of how to prepare, macerate and press fresh and dried herb tinctures using different kinds of equipment. Students will receive samples of fresh and dried herb tinctures of the same herb that are prepared during the workshop to use and compare.

 

Date: Saturday, October 2

Time: 10am – 5pm

Location: Living Earth School, Maple, Ontario.

Tuiton: $95

Instructor: Michael Vertolli

For more information, please visit our website at http://www.livingearthschool.ca/coursedescriptions.html#MHT

 

 

October 29: Medicinal Cream Making Workshop with Monika Ghent, RH

 

The focus of this workshop is on making medicinal creams for therapeutic use using herbs and other natural substances. The workshop covers all aspects of the process of cream-making including:

  • What is a cream.

  • What is meant by a medicinal cream.

  • Comparison with other types of topical preparations.

  • Understanding emulsification.

  • Herbs used in medicinal creams.

  • Using infused oils and herbal teas.

  • Using Bach Flowers, homeopathics, essential oils, tissue salts, etc.

  • Understanding different base oils.

  • Jars and equipment.

  • Storage and preservation.

This workshop will include both lectures and demonstrations and participants will receive samples of creams that are prepared during the workshop as well as informative handouts. Though the focus of this workshop is on making therapeutic creams, it will be applicable to anyone who wants to know the basics of successful cream-making. Class size is limited to 15 people.

Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016

Time: 10am – 5pm

Location: Living Earth School, Maple, Ontario.

Tuition: $125

For more information, please visit our website at http://www.livingearthschool.ca/coursedescriptions.html#MHT

If you have any questions, please email Monika at monika@livingearthschool.ca

To enroll, please go to Registration at Living Earth School www.livingearthschool.ca under Workshops.

Thursday
Dec312020

Ongoing Events

Kathleen Leeson

The Wisdom of Plants Herbal Apprenticeship Program Fun & Practical Introductory Herbal and Traditional Healing Education with Kathleen Leeson RH, is open to anyone over 15 years of age and both genders are welcome.


Susan Elliotson: Pick-Your-Own Herbs

From time to time throughout the season, there is an excess of herbs for harvesting. Check here for details of the herbs and their readiness.


The Living Centre

Medicinal Herb Walks
Forest Garden Tours


Living Earth School of Herbalism

Online Distance Learning Courses
Living Earth School of Herbalism provides quality education in Western herbalism and related subjects for those who wish to pursue a career as a professional herbalist or who want to learn about herbs and herbal medicine for their own general interest. Living Earth is now offering online distance learning courses. The first online courses are Healing With Herbs and the Introductory Class of Herbal Field Studies. Students may enrol at any time and work at their own pace. For more information or to register visit the Programs & Curriculum and Registration sections of the Living Earth website. You can also like the Living Earth Facebook Page to be informed as more courses become available.

Living Earth Herbal Field Studies Field Workshops
This is a series of seven full-day outdoor field workshops running monthly from April to October. The online Introductory Class establishes the theoretical foundation for the field workshops and provides an excellent overview of wild plant identification and ethical wild-harvesting. It is useful to any herbal student or herb enthusiast who wants to develop a more intimate knowledge of wild herbs. There is no prerequisite necessary to take the Introductory Class. The Introductory Class is a prerequisite for attending any of the field workshops. For more information or to register visit the Programs & Curriculum  and Registration sections of the Living Earth website.