The Apothecarist: Multi-Fractional Herbal Extracts - 2020, Herbal Medics Academy, Friday, 17. April 2020

Learn to extract the highest potencies possible into your plant medicine.
In this hands-on intensive, Sam will share many of his multi-fractional extraction techniques that involve multiple solvents, heat and distillation.
Students will work with water, glycerine, alcohol and vinegar extractions in various cycles.  Students will also learn the context and basic field techniques for extracting the mineral essences and components from the ash of the plant, to enhance extract potency.  Finally, methods of tincture distillation will be demonstrated and practiced.  Sam will discuss constituent theories, solubility concepts, vitalistic & energetic history in herbalism and separating/purifying using distillation methods.
As always, students will take home several different final products from the intensive that involves the hands-on experience of:

Decoction methods
Alcohol percolations and washes
Glycerine extraction
Vinegar extraction
Tincture distillation

Pre-requisites: Students must be enrolled in or have completed the online Apothecarist medicine-making course to take the Multi-Fractional Herbal Extract intensive class. All others are open enrollment, first-come, first-serve. Class limited to 20 students.

WHAT IS THE ON-SITE INTENSIVE? 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.  This intensive will be taught by Sam Coffman, RH (AHG).

Dates: April 17 - 19, 2020.
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.
Location: Detailed directions will be emailed out to all enrolled students prior to the course.

Students can purchase tuition bundles. Pricing is as follows:
Individual On-Site Courses: $320 each (Online processing fees apply)
Check/Money Order Discount: $320 (No processing fees)
Cash Discount: $270
Basic On-Site Discount: Pay for three on-site intensives of your choice and save 10%. $855 (saves $105)
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Friday, 17. April 2020, Herbal Medics Academy, The Apothecarist: Multi-Fractional Herbal Extracts - 2020

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