Course curriculum

  • 1

    Course Introduction

    • Step One: Begin the course here

    • Syllabus - External Intensive 2021

    • How To Submit Homework in Slack!

    • Step 2: Your Equipment List

    • Step 3: The Live Class Session

    • Step 4: How to submit your assignments

    • Step 5: Video - Welcome to the course and what to expect!

  • 2

    Supplemental Tutorial: How to make a percolation tincture

    • 1 - Percolation Tincture Equipment (5:02)

    • 2 - Percolation Pre-Grind (1:03)

    • 3 - Quality of the Grind (2:38)

    • 4 - Pre-Wetting the Herb (2:29)

    • 5 - Make the Percolation Cone (3:11)

    • 6 - Packing The Percolation Funnel (6:41)

    • 7 - Alcohol Ratio & Drip Rate (5:03)

    • 8 - Percolation Fine Tuning Adjustments (2:41)

  • 3

    Medicine Making Lectures

    • Video - Sustainability in Medicine Making (28:40)

    • 1- Video - Packaging Herbal Products (7:39)

    • 2- Video - Pricing and Selling your products as a business (16:21)

    • 3- PDF -Pricing and Selling your products as a business

    • 4- PDF -External Supply Resource List

    • 5- Video - Essential oil basics part 1 (11:28)

    • 6 - PDF-Essential oil basics - part 1

    • 7- Video - Essential oil basics part 2 (15:28)

    • 8- PDF - Essential oil basics - part 2

    • 9- Video - Essential oil basics part 3 (6:44)

    • 10- PDF - Essential oil basics - part 3

    • 11- Video - Essential oil basics part 4 (7:51)

    • 12 - PDF - Essential oil basics - part 4

  • 4

    Project 1: Herbal Liniment

    • Instructions for Liniment

    • 1 - Video - Basic information on Liniments (9:19)

    • 2 - Video - Information on Liniment (1:40)

    • 3-Topical Analgesic Liniment - Materia Medica

    • 4-Recipe - Topical Analgesic Liniment

    • 5 - Video - Demo on Preparing the Liniment (9:46)

  • 5

    Project 2: Herbal Tooth Powder

    • PDF - Herbal Tooth Powder Recipe

    • Video - Herbal Tooth Powder (18:35)

  • 6

    Project 3: Herbal Sexual Health Formulations

    • PDF: Day and Night Salve Recipe

    • Video: Day & Night Salve Demo (16:54)

    • Bonus Lecture!

    • PDF - Recipe for Herbal Suppositories

    • Video: Additional Sexual Health Products (10:17)

  • 7

    Project 4: Herbal Infused Castor Pack

    • Materia Medica for Castor Packs (12:50)

    • PDF - Materia Medica Slideshow

    • Video - Step 1 - Castor Oil Blending (9:16)

    • Video - Step 2 - Castor Oil Infusion (4:48)

    • Video - Step 3 - Completing the Castor Pack Presentation (2:58)

    • Video - Step 4 - How to use and sell castor packs (6:02)

    • PDF - Recipe - Castor Pack

    • Your Assignment: What to do

  • 8

    Project 5: Emulsifying a Lotion Base

    • Video: Step 1 - Equipment (4:53)

    • Video: Step 2 - Preparing Base Materials, Part 1 (4:10)

    • Video: Step 3 - Preparing Base Materials, Part 2 (2:48)

    • Video: Step 4 - Alternative Heating Methods & Melting (1:59)

    • Video: Step 5 - Emulsification Process (7:35)

    • PDF - Recipe - Lotion Base

    • Your Assignment: What to do

    • Still to come...

  • 9

    Bonus Lotion / Cream Mixtures

    • Notes About these Bonus Lectures

    • 1-Recipe for Lotion Stick

    • 2-DemoVideo -LotionStick

    • 1-Herb Infused Oils

    • 2-Formulating Body Butters

    • 3-Formulating body butters

    • 4-Recipe - Whipped Herbal Body Butter

    • 5-Demo - Whipped Body Butter

  • 10

    Project 6: Witch Hazel Skin Tonic

    • Witch Hazel Tonic Instruction Slideshow

    • WATCH THIS FIRST - Decoction-Alcohol Ratios (2:43)

    • Video - Witch Hazel Skin Tonic - Part 1 (11:57)

    • Video - Witch Hazel Skin Tonic - Part 2 (6:58)