for families and professionals
Are you and your family on the path to becoming more sustainable? Keeping chickens, bees...then sustainable health /sustainable medicine is the next step for your family. Imagine growing and processing your own medicine. Competent and confident to treat your children when they are under-the-weather, here at Blazing Star we like to empower individuals to make informed choices about their own families day-to-day health and wellbeing.
Starting at the beginning with pre-conceptive health-care & continuing throughout childhood, we will explore how to raise healthy, confident children .
This Course covers:
Materia Medica: Detailed profiles of 20 common herbs in Children's Medicine
Common Childhood Disorders: Learn about chronic and acute childhood illnesses, become comfortable with symptoms, etiology, contagiousness, and treatments for common bacterial and viral disorders. Understand the reason for fever and create treatment plans you can refer to as needed.
Growing, Harvesting, Drying, and Storing: Discover what to grow for your families basic medicine chest, how to wildcraft responsibly, proper techniques for harvesting, how to dry your herbs, and best practices for storage.
Medicine Making: Discover creative and fun methods of medicine, and methods of administration that children will enjoy. Learn important techniques for combining herbs into formulas for maximum synergy and effectiveness. Become comfortable with appropriate dosages for children
Home Remedies and First Aid: Discover the herbal remedies found in your kitchen cabinet and backyard. Learn to compile an herbal first aid kit for home use or travel.
Nutritional Preparations: Learn how to make tasty nourishing condiments and meals that allow for easier delivery to children even those picky eaters! Many great recipes for soups, candies, syrup, and oxymels to support mineral rich diets.
Topical Preparations: Learn how to make healing herbal preparations to soothe and heal skin, draw out toxins, and support wounds. Discover hands-on infused oils, salves, fomentations, liniments, essential oils and more.
Create Rituals and Provide Emotional Support for your family: Become familiar with Flower Essence therapy, Smudging, Prayer, Aromatherapy, Bathing and Gratitude as tools for creating family ritual Deepen your families relationship with the healing plants. Learn how to live more deeply, with the intention of increasing your families health. Practical exercises will immerse you in the spirit of the green, for a greater understanding of your plant allies and the world around you.
This course provides students with a strong, comprehensive herbal education, covering individual herbs, herb cultivation, alternative health modalities, nutrition, formulation, and a wide spectrum of herbal preparations with a focus on Herbal Pediatrics.
This course may be the greatest investment you will ever make in the long-term health of you an your family.
The course is divided into 20 modules. You can work at your own pace. It is recommended that you check in at least every 2 weeks in order to receive optimum support.
Sliding Scale $250-$350