Tag: Herbal Apprenticeship

Plant Families

The first step in wisdom is to know the things themselves; this notion consists in having a true idea of the objects; objects are distinguished and known by classifying them methodically and giving them appropriate names. Therefore, classification and name-giving will be the foundation… Continue Reading “Plant Families”

Herbalism 101: Lesson 2

Just as the flowers grow from the earth, so the remedy grows in the hands of the physician. The remedy is nothing but a seed that must develop into that which it is destined to be. -Paracelsus Activity 1: Seeing Make three monographs, one… Continue Reading “Herbalism 101: Lesson 2”

Herbalism 101: Recipes

Lesson 1: Infused Oil Dry herbs in a dehydrator or in a cool dry place. Grind herbs with a mortar and pestle or in a grinder. You need as much surface area as possible to come into contact with the oil. Fill a jar… Continue Reading “Herbalism 101: Recipes”

Herbalism 101: Lesson 1

The plants have enough spirit to transform our limited vision. -Rosemary Gladstar Activity 1: Seeing Identify three herbs that grow in your area or you are familiar with already. Read their monographs online or on Kristas Herbarium. (What’s a monograph?) Read sample monographs on… Continue Reading “Herbalism 101: Lesson 1”

Herbalism 101

Herbalism is all about the senses: seeing, touching, tasting, smelling and hearing. seeing: recognising plants by their family groups recognising plants by key identifiers able to identify poisonous plants recognising plants in and out of bloom understanding the help and harm of the Doctrine… Continue Reading “Herbalism 101”