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Introduction to Herbalism


Introduction to Herbalism

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This introductory course to herbalism is a chance to begin or further your journey with plant medicine. We will make use of our Alchemy lab for medicine making and fermentation practicals, be in nature with several different classroom spaces and enjoy our beautiful yoga shala for daily yoga sessions and workshops. Be part of our community here at Punta Mona and learn from the living library of plants around us. Come join us on the plant path.

Content

The Art of Fermentation - Drinks and food preparations

Introduction to herbalism and healing traditions of the world

Medicine Making - Infusions, decoctions, tinctures, vinegars, honeys, oils and balms

Herbal Actions and Energetics

Herbal First Aid: herbs for common ailments

Intro to Permaculture and Luna Cycles

Herbal Walk - Plant Identification

Daily Yoga

Cacao: Medicine of the Gods

Also included…

3 farm fresh meals per day

A comprehensive workbook with class notes

The carribean ocean on your front door.

Cost

Shared bungalow- $460

Shared room- $490

Private room- $550

Private Cabin- $730

Teaching lead:

SOUZIE BOEREMA

Born and raised in New Zealand, Souzie began her career as a nurse, but felt limited by the lack of health care options given to patients. Since then she has been practicing herbal medicine and has been involved in setting up and running the Herbal Clinics at Envision Festival and Cosmic Convergence.

Souzie has been living at Punta Mona full time since April 2018 and she started and leads our alchemy lab and every-day herbalism here on the farm.

Our other teachers: SARIT BIANCA, STEVE TSILIMOS

Earlier Event: December 6
Mushroom Immersion
Later Event: March 14
Mushroom Immersion