Herbal Topical Preparations Workshop @ The Urban Apothecary, Toronto [23 August]

Herbal Topical Preparations Workshop

19:00 - 21:00

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The Urban Apothecary
College and Ossington Area, Toronto, Ontario M6J2Y4
Dear friends,

we are pleased to announce another session of our medicinal herbal cream & salve workshop! This class is jam packed with incredible information instructed directly by Talal Al Hamad founder of The Urban Apothecary. The topics include:

What is a cream.
what is a salve
Comparison with other types of topical preparations
Understanding emulsification.
Herbs used in medicinal creams.
Using infused oils, herbal teas and flower waters.
How to make infused oils — Solar & lunar infusion, Dark infusion, Heat infusion
Ayurvedic oils — Siddha tailam
Using Bach Flowers, homeopathics, essential oils, tissue salts, etc.
Understanding different base oils.
Understanding different butters.

Jars and equipment.
Storage and preservation.

We will also be doing an in class demo making a batch of:

-medicinal herbal cream

-medicinal salve

-Demo of a herbal poultice (if time permits!)

In addition to the oodles of information and the knowledge to make your own topical herbal preparations, each participant will receive a complimentary mini jar of cream and salve to take home and use right away!

As we make different formulas that are personalized we can decide in class what formula we would like to make that would be of benefit to everyone!

— About Talal:

Talal is a Medical Herbalist and founder of The Urban Apothecary, a herbal clinic & dispensary located in the College and Ossington area. He is a Registered Herbalist and professional member of the Ontario Herbalists Association and The American Herbalists Guild. Talal has been a student of various holistic & natural healing modalities for many years including:

— Traditional Western Herbalism
— Ayurveda
— Homeopathy — Cell Salts
— Aromatherapy
— Bach Flower Remedies — Flower essence therapy
— Yoga — Pranayama, Mudras & Asana
— Nutritional & Lifestyle Coaching, Body PH
— Holistic Pet & Plant Care

He works with People, Plants and Animals and is extremely well versed in the Culinary & Gastronomical world. His articles have been featured in magazines such as Ayurveda Mantra & Tonic Toronto.

To book your space please email [email protected]

Tickets: 80$ — limited to 8 participants

Length: approximately 2 hours — but depending on questions may go on for 30 mins or so longer. Come prepared to stay a bit longer just in case.

Day: August 23rd, 2017

Time: 7 pm — 9 pm (approximately)

where: The Urban Apothecary — Around the college and ossington area. Exact address will be announced to paid participants before the event.
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