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Herbalism Apprentice: Beginner's Botanical Medicine

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Course Overview

Desire to be more self-sustainable with your health care and home? Dipped your toes into the deep waters of herbalism and ready to learn more? Combine the intuitive art and solid science of botanical medicine, apprenticing with a Master Herbalist for an intensive weekend. Core components include: foundations in natural and botanical medicine; cross-cultural herbalism; herbs for the life cycle; top 20 herbs in North America; and botanicals not only for physical health but for contemporary life stressors such as anxiety, depression, environmental factors, and stress. Students will learn to create their own herbal apothecary and take home handcrafted preparations including teas, tinctures, lotions, oils, and flower essences. This course is a certificate level course and a strong pathway and prerequisite for those who desire to pursue a future Master Herbalism Program.

Required Tools

  • All materials, supplies and herbs are covered in the materials fee listed for this course offering.


Fri, Sep 22nd, 2023  –  Sun, Sep 24th, 2023

Course Details

Hours: 9am-5pm each day
Tuition: $315.00
Materials fee: $45.00
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Meet the Instructor

North House Folk School photo of instructor, Gigi Risberg Stafne
Gigi Risberg Stafne
Chetek, WI

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Herbalism Apprentice: Beginner's Botanical Medicine