OUR COURSE STRUCTURE
You're probably wondering what to expect when you take the plunge into Herb Nerd's course content. We are creating our courses so that you can set your own pace! All courses are prerecorded, and designed for both the visual and audio learner. After a brief video introduction, I will be teaching you the course content via a colorful and easy to understand visual presentations, text, and follow-along videos. In between each presentation, there will be follow-up text highlighting key points from the presentation.
Learn how to make all of the topical products in our Holiday Gift Making course series, and give the gift of a cornucopia of handmade goodies to the ones you love this holiday season.
Series Includes (also available as individual courses)
Launching December 7th!
This course will introduce you to all of the fun possibilities for your herbal teas! Not only will we cover the herbalist’s many forms of tea, we will then go into how to fortify your teas with honey to make yummy herbal syrups for the whole family. But we won’t stop there! Next, we’ll explore the fun filled process of making herbal gummies! All in one course, you will have multiple applications for a simple cup of tea, pretty cool!
- Tea making tools and herbal ingredient suppliers
- Infusions, Decoctions, Tisanes & more
- Tasty tea blends for a variety of need-states
- Elderberry decoction follow along video
- Transform your teas into syrups
- Syrup follow-along video
- Transform your teas into gummies
- Gummy follow-along video
2020 / 2021 roll-out
INTRODUCTION TO HERBALISMIntroduce you to all of the history, concepts, lingo, and practices of working with medicinal plants.
COLD PROCESS HERBAL SOAP MAKINGThis beginners course will focus on Cold Process soap making, using sodium hydroxide (lye), blended with water, and organic oils to make soap!
HERBAL EXTRACT FUNDAMENTALSAn introductory course on all of the different traditional herbal preparations from tinctures and glycerites to infused oils and acetums.
SOLVENTS AND SOLUBILITYA heady-chemi course on the most desirable plant molecules and how to wisely extract them using our many different solvents.
ADVANCED EXTRACTION AND FORMULARYAn advanced medicine making course which introduces you to some specialized extraction techniques and concepts like percolation and double extraction.
Upon completion, you will be all set to start building your own herbal apothecary!
Takes the foundational principles of herbal extraction and applies them to building your formulary of natural beauty products.