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Herbs for Health with Brighid Doherty, Solidago School of Herbalism

Each class we will make and take an herbal remedy home
$30/class (if you attend all 6 classes, the 6th class if free!)

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Herbs for Healing Chronic Conditions
Thursday, 4/4 6-8PM
Sage Moon Apothecary, Ellsworth
Cost is $30

What herbs help heal chronic conditions? How can chronic pain, inflammation, and auto-immune diseases be changed with herbs? How do you make the remedies and at what dosages do you take them? You will make and take an herbal remedy specific to your needs, and sample many other herbs.

Brighid Doherty is an herbalist who finds inspiration in the Wise Woman Tradition of Healing. She is a passionate herbal health educator and professional gardener. She is the founder of The Solidago School of Herbalism and co-founder of the Dandelion Herbal Collective, both located on Deer Isle. For the past two decades, Brighid has worked with medicinal plants in a variety of ways; as a student and a teacher, a gardener and a forager, a medicine maker and health consultant. She received a BA focused in organic agriculture and herbal medicine from Evergreen State College. She has had many wonderful herbalist mentors including Susun Weed, Rosemary Gladstar, Juliet Blankespoor, and KP Khalsa. She leads and teaches a variety of workshops including medicinal plant walks, herbal spa , hands-on medicine making, materia medica for the body systems and herb themed retreats. Brighid inspires self-reliant health care by teaching people how to bring herbal medicine into their lives by relating to the plants in their bodies, kitchens, gardens and in the wild.

Class sizes are limited. Please register early.
To reserve your space, please contact Jennifer May at sagemoonapothecarymaine@gmail.com or through text at 207-412-9956 and send payment of $30 to Sage Moon Apothecary PO Box 102 Seal Harbor, ME 04675 or to PayPal at sagemoonapothecarymaine@gmail.com. Payment is required to hold spaces. Payment is due 10 days before the start of each class.
If you need to cancel and give at least 24 hours notices, 50% of your class fee will be refunded to you. Cancellations due to weather are not refundable. In the event of snow dates, classes will be moved forward one week.

*Note, Each class will be listed as its own event.

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Full Winter/Spring Class Schedule

Herbs for the Cold & Flu Season

Thursday 2/21 6-8PM
Sage Moon Apothecary, Ellsworth
What herbs are important to have on hand to prepare for the cold and flu season? How do you make remedies with them and at what dosages do you take them? How do our immune systems work? Learn the answers to these questions and more! You will make and take an Elderberry oxymel, and sample many other herbs.

Herbs for Energy and Vitality

Thursday, 3/7 6-9PM
Sage Moon Apothecary, Ellsworth
What herbs can you incorporate into daily life that will sustain energy and feelings of vitality? How do you prepare remedies with these herbs and at what dose do you take them? How can herbs help us sleep better? How do the energy systems of the body work? You will make and take an herbal remedy specific to your needs, and sample many other herbs.

Herbs for Stress and Anxiety Relief

Thursday, 3/21 6-8PM
Sage Moon Apothecary, Ellsworth
What herbs can you use to handle stressful situations calmly and healthfully? How can herbs help prevent and stop feelings of anxiousness and anxiety attacks? How do we prepare them and how are dosages decided? What does stress do to our bodies? You will make and take an herbal remedy specific to your needs and sample many other herbs.

Herbs for Healing Chronic Conditions

Thursday, 4/4 6-8PM
Sage Moon Apothecary, Ellsworth
What herbs help heal chronic conditions? How can chronic pain, inflammation, and auto-immune diseases be changed with herbs? How do you make the remedies and at what dosages do you take them? You will make and take an herbal remedy specific to your needs, and sample many other herbs.

Herbs for Liver and Skin Health

Thursday, 4/25 6-8PM
Sage Moon Apothecary, Ellsworth
Should we detoxify our bodies? What does this even mean? How does the liver work? What herbs can we incorporate into daily life that will enhance our livers’ functioning? What herbs can heal chronic skin irritations and how do we use them? How do we make remedies with them and what dose do we use? You will make and take an herbal remedy specific to your needs tincture and sample many other herbs

Herbal Bitters and Digestive Health

Thursday, 5/9 6-8PM
Sage Moon Apothecary, Ellsworth
What are herbal bitters and why are they healthy? How can herbs improve our digestive health and eliminate common chronic digestive disorders? What herbs are the best to use for different complaints? How do we make remedies at home and decide on dosages? You will make and take your own bitters and sample many other herbs.