Herbal Hair Care (ONLINE)
Taught by Dawn Petter
With a passion and vast knowledge of herbs and a prolific career in design, Herbalist, Dawn Petter teaches classes about the art of plant based healing. Her classes are imaginative and accessible and are taught to encourage students to use herbal medicine in their daily lives. She incorporates her training from Arbor Vitae School of Traditional Herbalism with her natural creative flare. Dawn works as a Clinical Herbalist and Flower essence Practitioner in NYC and offers in depth consults by appointment. You can also find her, leading herb walks and teaching classes at The New York Botanic Gardens, The Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, The Horticultural Society of New York, The 92 Y, and the New York Open Center amongst other places.
Dawn is the creator of Petalune Herbals, a resource for hand crafted herbal skincare and luxury botanical products. To learn more visit www.petaluneherbals.com or contact, firstname.lastname@example.org
*This is a live online class via Zoom. A recording of the class will be available for viewing for 7 days following the class!*
Making home made hair care with medicinal plants offers the opportunity to create chemical and preservative free products that have therapeutic benefits designed for your personal needs. In this class we will address how to work with thinning, brittle, dry and oily hair, as well as a number of skin conditions associated with the scalp.
Learn to make rinses, conditioning treatments, masks, waxes and gels, as well as herbal oils for hair strength. We’ll discuss the best herbs to use for each product and the optimal preparations to use.
To participate in the practical, you will need small amounts of the following ingredients:
- Bentonite clay
- olive oil
- small jar or lip balm tins
- aloe vera gel
- Apple cider vinegar 16 oz
- coconut oil
- Any or all of the following fresh or dried herbs: sage, rosemary, nettles, horsetail, peppermint
- Essential oils of peppermint and lavender
- A few glass jars and bottles.
Herb Suppliers: If you are a Brooklyn resident you can purchase dried herbs at the following shops offering curbside pick up are: Sacred Vibes, (Ditmas Park), Remedies, ( Carroll Gardens), Radical Herbs, (Atlantic Avenue). If in NYC, you can purchase at Flower Power, (East Village). Call all shops for details.
Online, you can order from Starwest Botanicals, and Mountain Rose Herbs and also Jeans Greens.com, as well as other suppliers if you google search the herbs.