For the past 3 years, I have been studying herbalism. I have been learning how to identify herbs in the wild and in my own back yard. The classes have helped me to improve how to find the herbs I need and to formulate them into medicines for healing. I have been able to create a balm for sore muscles. I have also created glycerides infused with herbs for the healing of aches, pains and the detoxing of the liver. I have also created tinctures for the use in healing. My final year in 2017 will be clinicals, in which I will learn to assess people’s conditions and determine what herbs will aid in their healing.
I am currently enrolled in a correspondent class with Midwest School of Herbal Studies in New Brighton, MN. The director/owner is Matthew Alfs. I am also enrolling in my 3rd year of clinical studies with Bonnie Kreckow of Simply Natural in Winona, MN.
I believe that my herbals studies will not stop here. As with any aspect of my education, I never stop learning! The plants will keep teaching me!