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The Colorful World of Plant Constituents
Intro to Phytochemistry Applications in Herbal Medicine Making

     What makes pokeberries fuchsia and cayenne bright red? What are the characteristics of high quality herbal medicine? How do you choose the proper medicine making techniques and therapeutic applications to maximize their potency? We'll answer all these questions and more.

     Students should have some basic understanding of herbal medicine.

Topics covered:

  • Intro to principles of biochemistry

  • Major plant constituents categories and where they're found

  • Bioavailability & Synergy

  • Spectrum of toxicity in plants

  • Tinctures: Alcohol, Glycerine, & Acetic (vinegar)

  • Teas: Infusions & Decoctions

  • Folk vs. Standard Method

  • Fresh vs. Dried

  • Ratios and Alcohol Percentages

  • Solubility

  • Tools of the Trade

  • Terminology

  • Sourcing Materials

Upcoming Class:

Dating TBA
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