**IMPORTANT NOTE – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health concerns, this intensive will be offered online with lessons, materials, containers and herbs mailed out to enrolled students. This will be followed with a live interactive training session with instructors.
REGISTRATION IS ‘FIRST COME FIRST SERVE’. This course is open to 40 students and is offered once a year.
WHAT IS THE MULTI-FRACTIONAL HERBAL EXTRACT ADVANCED INTENSIVE?
This is 24 hours of online intensive materials for students to have even greater depth of training in certain specialty areas, followed by a live interaction session with instructors. These are designed for apothecarists that would like to create a product line, specialize in a certain area of herbal preparations, or to set up a home apothecary. The intensive will have advanced materials not covered in the main online 12-week internal course. The Internal Medicine online is recommended before doing the Advanced Multi-Fractional Extract intensive.* * * *
Multi-Fractional Extracts: Learn hands-on processes for working with multiple solvents, heat and distillation of botanicals in this advanced medicine making course. Students work with water, glycerine, alcohol & vinegar extractions in various cycles. Enrolled students will receive a thumb drive of lessons, tutorials, recipes and new advanced-level resources along with an herbal care package of herbs, product materials and supplies and containers mailed to them.
During the advanced intensive, students will get hands-on training with:
- basic field techniques for extracting mineral essences & components from the ash of a plant
- different methods of tincture distillation
- solubility concepts
- vitalistic & energetic history in herbalism
- separating/purifying using distillation methods
- Decoction methods
- Alcohol percolations and washes
- Glycerine extraction
- Vinegar extraction
- Tincture distillation
Who is this for? These online intensives are for anyone who wants advanced herbal medicine-making skills for home or business. Explore potency, flavor, taste, creative passion and clinical expertise to take your medicine-making skills to a brand-new level with exciting techniques and skills. For those of you who have not been able to attend attend our information-packed intensives because of travel or work restrictions, now is the time!