THE APOTHECARIST: EXTERNAL HERBAL PREPARATIONS
The Apothecarist Program is an 18-month intensive study program (both online and on-site) that explores the processes of making herbal products as a profession. Students can complete the program in an Accelerated Track in nine months.
In addition to the history of the apothecary trade, students will get extensive training in the making of external herbal preparations as well as important foundation skills every practicing apothecarist should know.
The program is divided into (2) interactive online sections and a total of (6) advanced intensives.
External Applications lessons include:
- Herbal poultices
- Medicinal and therapeutic deodorant
- Natural shampoo and conditioning bars
- Herbal topical formulations
- Therapeutic salves, liniments, oils and ointments
- Herbal water therapy: scrubs, bath teas, hydrotherapy preparations
- Herbal ear oils
- Natural eye washes
- Herbal hydrosols and essential oils
Classes are interactive, and students work with an herbal packet that is shipped to them. All Sunday night classes are live, but are recorded for students who may need to miss a class. The pre-requisite for this course is either Herbal Medicine for Beginners online course , or an equivilent foundation herbal medicine course from an approved school.