Medicine Making 101: Tinctures
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 practical series will teach the basics of how herbs can support your health and give you the opportunity to make your own in class remedies for your home apothecary. We'll cover everything from teas and tinctures to topical treatments including balms and poultices, amongst others.
Herbalism is the oldest form of medicine and every culture has its version, join us to see how you can incorporate botanical remedies into your daily life using a traditional approach.
In our first session, tincture making, we'll learn that making your own tinctures is a wonderful way to enhance your connection to the plants, make therapeutic medicine and save money on retail herbal tinctures. In this class we will learn how to make alcohol-based medicine with dried and fresh herbs, using folk and professional methods. This will be a practical class, and in addition to the usual recipes and tastings, you will also get to make two remedies in class for take home use.
Keep an eye out for future sessions as well. You can sign up for each class individually!