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Be an Appalachian Herbalist for a Day

Be an Appalachian Herbalist for a Day

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Drinks and equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Deeply attuned to nature since childhood I started studying herbalism as a teenager. In 1998 I moved to Asheville to become a certified herbalist and to study directly from the plants in one of the most biodiverse regions in the world. My teacher passed her herbal studies school on to me 3 years later. My second baby, Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism, is the oldest herbal studies school in…
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What we’ll do

Learn to make simple yet potent herbal remedies from common abundant plants around you. On Medicine Making Mondays we will meet at ASHH and create a new herbal treat each week. Discover how to safely and effectively make tinctures, glycerites, acetic extracts, salves, syrups, herbed honeys, butters, oils, massage oils, tooth powders etc from herbs and natural ingredients and how to use them…

What else you should know

On Wednesday with Weeds please dress to be comfortable outside in the current weather.

What I’ll provide

Tea
Complementary herbal teas will be available on Medicine Making Mondays. You will also learn about the traditional medicinal uses of the plants on the tea whole tasting smelling and experiencing them!
Creative supplies
All medicine making supplies will be provided.

What to bring

Notebook and pencil

Where you'll be

Appalachia School Of Holistic Herbalism is the oldest herbal studies school in the southeast and one of the burgeoning businesses that made West Asheville the super hip hangout it is today. More than just a school, ASHH is a community resource offering a large free library on health and wellness, a variety of top notch complementary care practitioners and treatments, Asheville’s only custom blending apothecary, and holistic health books and gifts

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

On Wednesday with Weeds please dress to be comfortable outside in the current weather.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

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Be an Appalachian Herbalist for a Day
New experience
$45/person
New experience
$45/person