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Class # 113
Class Title Simple Home Remedies: How to Make Your Own Herbal Medicines
Instructor Crystal Hamby
Details Come learn how to make some simple herbal home remedies using basic kitchen equipment that are perfect for integration into your daily life as herbal support, skin care, and first aid treatment. These traditional preparations are easy to make and are wonderful home-crafted gifts to give to those you love. We will be focusing on recipes that will invigorate energy, provide immune support during the cold and flu season, support digestive health, aid in detoxification, support wound repair, and those that will stimulate body and mind. Class attendees will receive an in-depth handout and samples to take home of products made each week. Come empower yourself by learning how to make your own herbal medicine, it's simple and fun!!!

Crystal's knowledge stems from her love and devotion to all things green, and from her education in herbal medicine. Crystal holds a bachelor's of science in Herbal Sciences from Bastyr University. Currently she is an adjunct faculty member at Bastyr, where she teaches classes on Herbal Medicine Making, Plant Identification, and Herbal First Aid. Her herbal consulting business, Green Blessings, helps her clients integrate herbal medicine into their daily lives for acute and chronic care.

Herbal Infused Honeys, Vinegars, Fire Ciders, and Wines
This class has been cancelled Sat, October 10th, 12-2pm, $40

Come learn about the health benefits of herbally infused honeys, vinegars, fire ciders, and wines- herbal preparations that will make your cooking sparkle, and help keep you healthy and vibrant! ! We will discuss why the Greeks used these solvents for most of their herbal medicines for both internal and topical use. And, I will also show you how to make one of my favorite herbal remedies, a fire cider! Fire ciders are remedies that stoke the immune system to help keep us healthy during cold and flu season- they are both delicious and a powerful medicine.
Students should bring 2 one ounce sized tincture bottles and 1 once ounce sized salve container to take product home in.

Infused Oils , Salves, Lip Balms, Vapor Rubs and Muscle Rubs
Sat, November 7th, 12-3:00pm, $40

We will be exploring how to make herbally infused oils, healing salves, potent vapor rubs, relaxing muscle rubs, and luscious lip balms. If you’re a lover of tiger balm, vick’s vapor rub, or lip balms/lip sticks don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn how to make your own versions that are way better with no petroleum based ingredients! And ladies, we will be making a basic lip balm that can easily be turned into a lipstick by adding some pigment- come learn how to make a toxic free version of your favorite lip color! Students should bring 2 one ounce sized salve containers and 1 lip balm tin to take product home in.

Herbal Creams, Gels, and Body Butters
Sat, December 5th, 12-3:00pm, $40

It's the near the holidays! Come learn how to make some of my favorite products to give as gifts- herbal creams, gels and body butters. Creams and lotions are truly magical preparations that bring two liquids that repel one another, water and oil, together with the help of an emulsifier. Creams and lotions have a short shelf life and are one of the preparations that manufacturers put a lot of preservatives in that can be toxic to your health. Learn how to make a therapeutic cream that doesn't have all those toxic ingredients. Gels are an oil free version of a cream that is non greasy when applied topically to the skin. Body butters are my number one product to give during the holidays because they are super lush and nourishing to the skin- a treat that anyone receiving would love! Come learn how easy and cost effective it is to learn how to make your own therapeutic products.
Students should bring 1 once ounce sized salve container and 1 one ounce sized tincture bottle with a spritzer top to take product home in.
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notes Classes are 2-3 hours and will be held ­­­­­­­­­­­­­at Dandelion Botanical Co. in Ballard. Cost is $40 per class or at a discounted rate of $105 for those registering for the full 3 week course. Classes with fewer than five attendees are subject to cancellation.

Registration is limited. Prepayment for the full three week course is required for the discount rate. Payment is due in full at time of registration and is non-refundable.

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Class # 116
Class Title Qigong and Self Care Program Fall 2015
Instructor Dr. Catie Morse ND
Details Yi Ren Qigong Level IA: Qi Activation
Self Care Discussion: Foundations of Health
Tuesdays at 7:15pm to 8:30pm

October 27th
November 3rd
November 10th
November 17th
November 24th
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Class # 109
Class Title Professional Herbalist Certificate Course
Instructor Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa is the course creator. The course will be taught by a select and highly qualified staff of teachers from IIEI

This course prepares students to pass the entrance examination for membership in the professional association for herbalists, the American Herbalists Guild.
Herbal Medicine is gaining interest and popularity across the country. Consumer demand for more information and qualified practitioners in the field is growing at a very rapid pace. K.P. Khalsa, D.N.-C., has developed this professional level training course to meet these growing needs. This program draws from the wisdom and experience of traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurvedic Medicine, and European and Native Herbalism. It is a nine month training program and is structured into three conveniently scheduled modules. Each module is scheduled for three weekends throughout the quarter. It is focused on gaining knowledge about the different herbs, their use and the traditions from which they come. Previous herbal experience is helpful. Modules are not necessarily sequential. You can start the program with any module, and they can be taken in any order.

Fall Module: Modern Phytotherapy, Herbal Classification, Remedy Selection and Dose, Materia Medica, Digestive System, Preparations I, Herbal Literature, Introduction to Energetics, Plant Chemistry I, Cardiovascular System, Ayurvedic Herbs I, Chinese Herbs I, Integrative Healing I.

Winter Module: Materia Medica, Respiratory System, Preparations II, Nervous System/Eye, Plant Chemistry II, Urinary System, Ayurvedic Herbs II, Chinese Herbs II, Integrative Healing II.

Spring Module: Materia Medica, Reproductive System, Preparations III, Musculoskeletal System, Skin/Topical Therapies, Plant Chemistry III, Immune System, Endocrine System, Young and Elderly, Ayurvedic Herbs III, Chinese Herbs III, Integrative Healing III, Case Management


Jan 16 and 17
Feb 20 and 21
March 19 and 20

Early Bird by January 5th

Times Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5:30pm
Fee $850 per quarter. Early Bird discount $800
Includes extensive digital class materials
Early bird discount deadline: January 5th

The deposit is $200. Please make out the check to "KP Khalsa"
Herbalist College contact information: (541) 242 3314
*All fees and tuition paid are nonrefundable if the class takes place*

NOTE: Please contact International Integrative Education Institute directly with your questions about classes, content, and space availability.

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Class Location: Dandelion Botanical Company Classroom at 5424 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle WA. Second Floor.
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Please note: Class dates and times are subject to change due to classroom/instructor availability, natural disasters, my confusion and other such things beyond our control.

For information on offering classes, seminars, workshops etc. in this space please contact us (see link above). Our general guidelines are that the class fit in with with our health-oriented views, that you can demonstrate knowledge in the subject, and the usual caveats about legality and ethics :)

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