Online Learning through the Wildflower School
Webinar Series: Foundations in Herbal Medicine: 10 classes with activities and quizes
2017: Live April 11 for 5 weeks, recorded go at your own pace at other times of the year
10 1.5 hour classes with Director of the Wildflower School Nicole Telkes, RH
This series is a prerequisite for anyone thinking of applying for programs and familiarizes you and offers a solid foundation for those new to the world of holistic North American bioregional herbalism.We offer this 1X a year live, and after as a recorded series. Classes meet for 1.5 hours biweekly in the evening and are followed by a quiz and some additional homework that must be completed at the end of each week. Once all five quizzes have been received back and graded, you receive a certificate of completion. This series has 15 years of knowledge and experience behind it. We look forward to working with you online. This webinar series will touch on how different bioregions center around different herbs. Upon registering, you will be provided with a few more details.
Week 1 Class 1 and 2 - Introduction to Herbal Medicine: The North American Tradition basic definitions and concepts, and a herstory lesson. Mystery herb shipped prior to class if you sign up within 1 week of online presentations
Week 2 Class 3 and 4 - Herbal Materia Medica: learn how herbs work in body--Properties and Administration from both a first aid perspective and constitutional/tonic approach for various ailments.
Week 3 Class5 and 6- Introduction to various Herbal Preparations and Constituents. Understanding when to use a tea, tincture, salve and more based on biochemistry and qualities. Practice making a preparation and turning in your creation as homework!
Week 4 Class 7 and 8 - Plant Identification for Herbalists and Gardeners. Learn how plants are classified scientifically, as well as strategies for proper in field identification. Bioregional focus on Texas Gardening for Medicinal Plants.
Week 5 Class 9and 10 - Permaculture and Wild Foraging for Native Medicinals. Learn how to practice Earth Centered wild harvesting techniques, and common wild medicinal plants you may encounter and how they are used in both food and medicine. Registrants receive 10% off of Nicole's new book on the Medicinal Plants of Texas if registered within a week of classes starting.
$200 until April 1, price goes up to $250, limited space
Upcoming Single Classes available Online throughout the year
“It was great to learn to make herbal remedies with great love and respect for the plants. The information was well presented. The demostrations and “hands on” activities were very helpful!”
- Esther Schroeder
- BS Alma de Mujer
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