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Making Herbal Creams & Salves Workshop
Sat, 13 May 2017, 1:15 PM – 3:15 PM EDT
Start your own healing apothecary right in your own home! Join us for an introductory workshop on making Herbal Topical Preparations, led by Medical Herbalist, Talal Al-Hamad from the The Urban Apothecary in Toronto and hosted at Foggy River Farm. Talal is a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild and the Ontario Herbalist Association.
This workshop is jam packed with incredible information, including:
What is a cream vs a salve
Comparison with other types of topical preparations
Herbs used in medicinal creams.
Using infused oils, herbal teas and flower waters.
Various methods to make infused oils
Ayurvedic oils - Siddha tailam
Understanding different base oils
Understanding different butters
+ An in-class demo making a medicinal herbal cream and a medicinal salve
In addition to the oodles of information and the knowledge to make your own topical herbal preparations, each participant will receive a complimentary mini jar of cream and salve to take home and use right away!
LIMITED TO 12 SPACES