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Herbal First Aid

– taught by Dana Aronson

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: This class will be held online! Join us from anywhere!

Most of us strive to lead a healthy lifestyle but eventually, illness and injury will strike. Whether it arises in ourselves, our families, or in our community, become empowered to help in non-life threatening situations using plants. In this class, we will examine the basics of herbal first aid. Explore common first aid plants and kitchen spices, herbal actions, common first aid ailments, preparations, applications, and recipes to best be prepared. At the end of class, we will brainstorm ideas for you to build your own first aid kits!

Cost: $60
Item Name:
Herbal First Aid
60.00 USD

 

 

Herb of the Month Club – Dandelion

– taught by Camille Lillian Dunn

Tuesday, April 28th — 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Address:

This series will be held online until further notice. Join us from anywhere!

Join us as we take a deep dive into one herb every month. Together, we will explore the energetics, folklore, traditional medicinal applications, and various preparations of each herb. When we spend time getting to know our plant allies closely, it helps to deepen our connection with them. In turn, we can be more receptive to the gifts they have to share with us. Students will leave feeling more familiar with the chosen herb for each month and be ready to incorporate it into their daily lives.

Herbs of the Month:

April- Dandelion

May- Lemon Balm

June- Plantain

July- Peppermint

August- Damiana

September- Elderberry

October- Cayenne

November- Thyme

Cost: $30.00 per class or $200 for the series
Item Name:
Herb of the Month- April Session
30.00 USD
Item Name:
Herb of the Month- Full Series
200.00 USD

Heart Magic

– taught by Francisca Santibanez

Tuesday May 5th, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Address: Rodgers Ranch, 315 Cortsen Road, Pleasant Hill, CA

Come join us for an evening of delicious exploration and celebration of the magic, power and beauty of our hearts. We’ll discuss ways to connect with the medicine of our love and passion to heal ourselves and our lives. We’ll learn about some beloved herbal companions that can nourish, inspire, strengthen, and support the wellness of our hearts. We’ll also dive into self-care practices for a “heart led/ heart healthy” lifestyle as well as make luscious potions for love, healing and connection.

Cost: $60
Item Name:
Heart Magic
60.00 USD

Wisdom of Tobacco

– taught by Francisca Santibanez

Tuesday May 12th, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Address: Rodgers Ranch, 315 Cortsen Road, Pleasant Hill, CA

In this class, we will be exploring the nature of a healthy relationship and the fundamental ideals that are critical in maintaining an embodied willful relationship. Incorporating the sacred plant of Tobacco as a potent plant teacher can offer us much in learning about listening, respect, attachment, consent, praise, healthy boundaries, gratitude, and sacred reciprocity. All these will be discussed as functional tools for sustaining a fruitful reciprocal connection with Tobacco and beyond with all our relationships.

Cost: $60
Item Name:
Wisdom of Tobacco
60.00 USD

Nourishing the Nervous System

– taught by Veronica Ricksen

Tuesday May 19th, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Address: Rodgers Ranch, 315 Cortsen Road, Pleasant Hill, CA

The nervous system is an electrical system that works within our body. Chronic stress, anxiety, exhaustion, and depression are some of the ways that the nervous system becomes taxed. With the demands of family life, school, career and personal time, we must take the time to support ourselves so we are able to meet the world and show up as our best. How can we best combat these stressors? Plants! In this class we will break down the different parts of the nervous system, common pathologies and triggers of the nervous system, medicinal plants and their actions, flower essences, self-care practices, and how & when to use these plants.

Cost: $60
Item Name:
Nervous System
60.00 USD

Sanctuary Embodied; Energetic Hygiene

– taught by Francisca Santibanez

Tuesdays, June 30th & July 7th 2020 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Address: Rodgers Ranch, 315 Cortsen Road, Pleasant Hill, CA

In this 2 part class we will dive into traditional and contemporary methods to support a clear energetic container for spiritual practice and mental clarity, granting us connection to our higher selves and our truth. We will focus on folk therapies working with tools and herbs to add to our practice for clearing our bodies and field.

Cost: $120
Item Name:
Sanctuary Embodied
120.00 USD

An Introduction to Herbalism Session 1

– taught by Ashley Campos

Thursdays, July 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm and Herb walk Sunday, July 26th from 10:00-2:00 pm.

Address: 1250 Addison Street, #G, Berkeley, CA

This 4-part class is for beginners who want to bring herbs into their everyday life. We will explore the many facets of herbs and herbal medicine. Class will cover basic human physiology and common herbal remedies for each body system. Students will learn to prepare a number of herbal products, including herbal extracts, salves, lotions, syrups and teas. This class includes an herb walk to a local natural area.

Cost for the series: $472.50 (Includes all materials)
Item Name:
An Introduction to Herbalism 1
472.50 USD

An Introduction to Herbalism Session 2

– taught by Berkeley Herbal Center Staff

Sundays, July 19th, 26th, August 2nd and 9th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm and Herb walk Saturday, August 8th from 10:00-2:00 pm.

Address: 1250 Addison Street, #G, Berkeley, CA

This 4-part class is for beginners who want to bring herbs into their everyday life. We will explore the many facets of herbs and herbal medicine. Class will cover basic human physiology and common herbal remedies for each body system. Students will learn to prepare a number of herbal products, including herbal extracts, salves, lotions, syrups and teas. This class includes an herb walk to a local natural area.

Cost for the series: $472.50 (Includes all materials)
Item Name:
An Introduction to Herbalism 2
472.50 USD

An Introduction to Herbalism Session 3

– taught by Ashley Campos

Wednesdays, August 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm and Herb walk Sunday, August 23rd from 10:00-2:00 pm.

Address: 1250 Addison Street, #G, Berkeley, CA

This 4-part class is for beginners who want to bring herbs into their everyday life. We will explore the many facets of herbs and herbal medicine. Class will cover basic human physiology and common herbal remedies for each body system. Students will learn to prepare a number of herbal products, including herbal extracts, salves, lotions, syrups and teas. This class includes an herb walk to a local natural area.

Cost for the series: $472.50 (Includes all materials)
Item Name:
An Introduction to Herbalism 3
472.50 USD

 

Consider Donating

Berkeley Herbal Center is a 501(c)(3) organization, so all donations are tax deductible. Tax ID #14-1975183

If you would like to donate by check or cash, please send an envelope addressed to:

Berkeley Herbal Center
1250 Addison St., #G
Berkeley, CA 94702