Medicine Making for Beginners (Spring 2022)

Make your own herbal remedies!

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Wed, Apr 13-May 11, 1-5pm

5 classes - 20 hours of Hands-On & LIVE Online Learning

We have been making medicine with herbs for thousands of years, long before the invention of television, internet, smartphones and cars… so can it really be that hard?

In this class we will take things step by step and hold your hand through the entire process.Learn the essential skills to make herbal remedies at home and start to build your own an apothecary. With our easy to follow how to guides and recipes, you will become a confident medicine maker in no time!

Each week we will walk you through several basic preparations.You will get a Medicine Making For Beginner Herb Kit and Supply lists for easily accessible items from Grocery Store before class starts so you have all you need to follow along with our live demos in your own kitchen.By the end of class you will have a whole range of remedies to help your family and friends.

In this class you will learn:

  • The basics of infusions, decoctions and blending herbs
  • How to make tinctures, oils, salves, syrups, oxymels and more!
  • Strategies for herbal dosing and safety for children and adults
  • How to dry and store herbs, as well as sustainable purchasing options
  • How to make your own remedies for everyday ailments

This is a LIVE online class using Zoom, and is a part of Artemisia Academy's Herbal Apprentice Program . Recording of the class will be made available for LIFETIME ACCESS after the class.

Your Instructor

Jaimee Simundson
Jaimee Simundson

Jaimee Simundson is a Clinical Herbalist and medicine maker living on a homestead in the Santa Barbara foothills. She offers both herbal consultations and a line of herbal products, teas, extracts and other healing goods, under the label Elderflower Ranch. She is guided by the belief that everyone has the right to feel safe, comfortable and at home in their body. She is also involved with the Artemisia Academy teaching medicine making classes and is the vice president of California Herbal Medics.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this course for?
This course is designed for complete beginners who have never studied herbalism before. No experience is needed whatsoever, just a willingness to show up and geek out over how fun it is to make herbal medicine!
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What do I need for the course?
Herbs for the class will be provided. However, bottles, jars, beeswax, and such will have to be purchased before class starts. We will send out a supply list before class starts to be purchased through various suppliers online. If you would rather have all the supplies ordered for you, you can purchase a Medicine Making Supply Box (for $100 + tax & shipping), that covers all you need for the class and enough bottles and jars for your own medicine making projects as well.More information available upon enrollment!
What if I miss the live class?
Anyone who registers for the class will be given access to the online class portal. All class recordings will be available to watch anytime. Class notes and hand outs will also be posted online, so no matter what, you won’t miss anything! If you work during the day, and still want the live support and coaching from a teacher, don’t worry! We have an online chat so you can still ask questions and get feedback throughout the entire course.

This class is a part of Artemisia Academy's Herbal Apprentice Program.

Prices for this class are discounted when people sign up for the program as a whole. For more information on the Herbal Apprentice Program, please visit:

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