Herbal Pharmacy 2018

Herbal Pharmacy Course

Susan Elliotson's Herbal Dispensary and equipment
Dispensary and equipment

This course provides 6 hrs of theory plus 12 hrs of practical over three days.

The course will give the student a theoretical understanding of the processes and methods involved in the preparation and dispensing of medicinal plants and familiarize the student with the different methods of preparing medicines from crude plant material by means of practical lessons in the kitchen and herb garden.

The student will make and take home samples of the products made.

Calendula officinalis
Calendula officinalis flowers

The student will:

  • learn the correct processes involved in producing the basic material (crude drug) from harvesting through drying to storage.
  • understand the various methods of extraction of the basic material and the rationale behind each method
  • understand the use of the various pharmacopoeial preparations and the process leading to their production
  • have adequate practical skills to enable the student to produce various pharmacopoeial preparations of acceptable quality
  • dispense the correct application for the patient’s need

Although this is not a credit course, the students will be assessed on the basis of homework assignments.

Registration limited to 6 participants

Herbal teas are provided but students are responsible for their own lunch and snacks.

Level 1 – Hands-on, from start to finish preparation of herbal teas, tinctures, ointments, etc.

Three  Saturdays, August 4, 18 and 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: 3 Millview Crt., Caledon, ON

Cost: $225.00 (includes notes and samples of all formulae produced)

Preregistration required by Wed. August 1.

For more information or to register: elliotsone@sympatico.ca

 

Level 2 – For those who have completed Level 1

Three consecutive Sundays, July 8, 15, 22, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: 3 Millview Crt., Caledon, ON

Cost: $200.00 (includes notes and samples of all formulae produced)

Preregistration required by Wed. July 4.

For more information or to register: elliotsone@sympatico.ca

 

 

Level 3 – For those who have completed Levels 1 and 2

Saturday, June 9 OR 30, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: 3 Millview Crt., Caledon, ON

Cost: $75.00 per day (includes notes and samples of all formulae produced)

Preregistration required by Wed. June 6 for June 9, and by Wed. June 27 for June 30.

For more information or to register: elliotsone@sympatico.ca