Herbal Remedy Making: Syrups + Vinegars - 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.*
Explore the diverse remedies that can be made using herbs infused in vinegar and syrups. Vinegars are used by herbalists for face and body care, as well as culinary and medicinal preparations. Syrups are perfect for tasty, alcohol-free, kid-friendly remedies for in-the-moment relief. Discover the herbs that are best suited to these forms of extraction and learn creative ways of using them.
If you'd like to participate in the practical for for this class, then please have the following supplies available:
- 16oz bottle of raw apple cider vinegar
- 2 x12 oz mason jar
- 1 cup of sugar
- a lemon
- several handfuls of fresh elderflower (if you have access to a non urban source and can correctly identify the plant correctly), OR 1/2-1 cup of dried elderflower,
- 1/2-1 cup of dried mugwort OR a few handfuls of fresh mugwort (if you have access to a non urban source and can correctly identify the plant).
Herb Suppliers: If you are a Brooklyn resident you can purchase dried herbs at the following shops: Antidote Apothecary, (Greenpoint), Remedies, ( Carroll Gardens), Radical Herbs, (Atlantic Avenue). Call all shops for details.
Online, you can order from Starwest Botanicals, and Mountain Rose Herbs and also Jeans Greens.com