Pre-requisites: Students must be enrolled in the Apothecarist medicine-making program to take the External Preparations class. All others are open enrollment, first-come, first-serve. Class limited to 15 students.

These are 3-day long on-site intensives for students to have even greater depth of training in certain specialty areas. These are designed for apothecarists that would like to create a product line or specialize in a certain area of herbal preparations. The dates for these intensives, which will be dove-tailed against upcoming clinical on-site classes.
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External Herbal Preparations: This is a fun and collaborative course. Students will get hands-on experience in making everything from herbal honeys, vinegars and gummies to experiencing a tincture tasting bar, concocting bitters, teas and tonics — all designed to be end products that apothecarists can market for purchase.

Students can purchase tuition bundles. Pricing is as follows:

Individual On-Site Courses: $320 each

Basic On-Site Discount: Pay for three on-site intensives of your choice and save 10%. $855 (saves $105)

LODGING: camping is free to any enrolled student, at our 50-acre campus.  There are also hotels within a 10-minute drive of the campus in the 78260 zip code.


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