Are You Attracted to Plants and Want to Learn How to Use Them Medicinally?

We are surrounded by medicinal plants daily, many of them having the healing properties that our bodies need. This 6-month immersion program is designed to give you the wings to fly into the healing realms of plant medicine. Your apothecary is outside waiting for you!

Learn how to use and work with over 50 medicinal plants commonly found in the Eastern and Central United States.

You are in the right place if knowing over 50 medicinal plants gets you EXCITED. You will learn this valuable information following the evolutionary history of plants. We will start with the most primitive plant families working our way to the most advanced.

Examples of Families Covered: Equisetaceae, Polypodiaceae, Pinaceae, Cupressaceae, Saururaceae, Magnoliaceae, Hamamaelidaceae, Apiaceae. Examples of Species Covered: Wax Myrtle, Rattlesnake Master, Boneset, Yaupon, Dandelion, Spanish Moss, Spiderwort, Camphor, Red Maple, Sweet Gum, Willow, Eastern Horsemint, Chickweed, Bays, Hercule's Club, Pine, Smilax spp. (Greenbriar), Partridgeberry .......

This is an unique opportunity to gain experience both in-person and online.

You will get a solid foundation in botany, medical botany, plant intuitive medicine, and medicine making by working through the online modules each month. We will reinforce everything you learn in the monthly modules with in-person monthly meetings in the Charleston Area.

For students not in the Charleston Area, we will use Zoom so you can join and ask questions. We will meet in-person once per month.

BOTANICAL MEDICINE MOVEMENT OUTLINE

MODULE 1

BOTANY & INTUITIVE PLANT MEDICINE

*LEARN HOW TO USE YOUR INTUITION TO FIND A PLANT ALLY *INTRODUCTION TO LEAF SHAPE, STRUCTURE, AND MEDICINAL PROPERTIES *BOTANICAL TERMINOLOGY AND NOMENCLATURE *PLANT FAMILIES COVERED: EQUISETACEAE, POLYPODIACEAE, PINACEAE

MODULE 2

FLOWERS & FRUITS, TEAS & DECOCTIONS, URINARY SYSTEM

WE WILL EXPLORE DIURETICS AND ASTRINGENT HERBS. PLANT FAMILIES COVERED: MAGNOLIACEAE, SAURURACEAE, MYRICACEAE.

MODULE 3

HERBS FOR THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM, HERBAL VINEGARS & FIRE CIDER

WE WILL EXPLORE BITTER AND CARMINATIVE HERBS. PLANT FAMILIES COVERED: COMMELINACEAE, SMILACEAE, ZINGIBERACEAE, ACORACEAE.

MODULE 4

HERBS FOR THE LIVER, HERBS FOR THE FEMALE AND MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS, TINCTURES

PLANT FAMILIES COVERED: HAMAMELIDACEAE, APIACEAE, POLYGONACEAE, VIOLACEAE.

MODULE 5

HERBS FOR THE NERVOUS SYSTEM, FLOWER ESSENCES

WE WILL EXPLORE NERVINES AND ADAPTOGENS. PLANT FAMILIES COVERED: LAMIACEAE, FABACEAE, ROSACEAE, MORACEAE, PLANTAGINACEAE.

MODULE 6

HERBS FOR THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM, SALVES & BODY OILS

PLANT FAMILIES COVERED: SALICACEAE, ASTERACEAE, MALVACEAE

The Winter and Spring 2021 Botanical Medicine Movement Program is SOLD OUT.

However, you can pre-order for the Summer and Fall 2021 Botanical Medicine Movement Program. This is the BEST way to reserve your spot. As we work one-on-one with students, our 2021 Summer and Fall course will be limited to 20 students.