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Medicine Making II - Tinctures and Alcohol Extracts

Medicine Making II - Tinctures and Alcohol Extracts

This is it! You may have already tried stuffing a mason jar full of flowers and brandy, but this is the class where you can learn the exact method of making high-quality tinctures from fresh or dried plants. We will go in depth into the methods of maceration, including alcohol ratios, medicinal strength, correct measurements, constituent solubility factors, surface areas, pressing and storage. Learn to know your marc from your menstruum! Live demonstrations of the methods will let you see first hand how to prepare extracts that get the absolute most healing medicine from your plants. We welcome you back to in-person herbal medicine classes!


Our outdoor classroom is at the Sherrett Food Forest. There will be a plant sale on the same day, so if you arrive a little early you can buy produce and amazing garden plants and trees for your home.


To bring: Note taking materials. Clothes for staying very warm and dry. Good boots. We will have some kind of small heat source, but essentially we will be under shelter outdoors and Spring weather is variable. Bundle up.  


Date: Sunday, April 24, 2022

Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM


Details about the exact meeting locations are included in the PDF.


Important: When you purchase the class you will be emailed a link to download a PDF file containing details about the class locations and other necessary instructions. This link will be active for 30 days. If the link expires you may email us for a new link. However, as we prefer to spend our time in the woods rather than on the computer, we recommend downloading the file immediately.


Refund Policy: Full refunds can be given (minus $15 admin fee) for cancellations more than 1 week prior to the class. 50% refund can be made for cancellations made less than 1 week before the class. No refunds are possible for cancellations made less than 24 hours before the start of the class or once it has begun.

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