Elixirs Part 1 takes you into the historical significance, meaning and context of elixir making to gain a firm understanding of the concept of the elixir. After completing module 1 you will understand the mythical associations with elixirs and their role in the history of medicine and healing. You can use this module to deepen your appreciation and experience of herbal medicine making and see this as a transformative process whether you are at a beginner or advanced level of herbalism.
Module 1 is exploratory, philosophical and provides insights into elixir making in key holistic medicine traditions. The module booklet is rich in information, imagery and insights and can be enjoyed with a cup of tea and a snug armchair. Keen students will enjoy the analytical approach to delineating various traditional approaches to elixir making from different herbalism systems throughout the world. Those with a love for connection and those who listen for the whispers of the green world will understand the reverent approach taken to psychoactives herbs with the potential to lift your elixir making to a new level.
Module 2 puts this theory into practice with the creation of a set of elixirs inspired by the history and culture explored in Module 1 complete with beautiful downloadables and printables. Get that apron ready!
The brochure below provides an overview of the curriculum in the complete Elixirs course. Part 1 is comprised of Modules 1 and 2.
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Elixirs is suitable for:
- Anyone who wants to learn how to make high quality herbal extracts and create their home apothecary to enhance immunity, sleep, antioxidant status and general health.
- Herbalism and Naturopathy students who want to deepen medicine manufacture skill and incorporate historical, semantic and creative understanding of the herbal medicine making process
- Herbalists and Naturopaths seeking to re-awaken grass roots herbal medicine making
- Anybody wanting comprehensive training in elixir making and/or inspiration for entrepreneurial product creation.