NYC: How to Make Your Own Herbal Extracts


with Richard Mandelbaum


Class Description


Date and Time:
Tuesday, March 19th 
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST

NY Institute of Aromatic Studies
530 East 13th Street
New York, NY 10009

With Richard Mandelbaum

In this comprehensive and hands on evening workshop, Richard Mandelbaum, herbalist and Co-Founder of NYC's ArborVitae School of Traditional Herbalism,  will teach your how to make your own herbal tinctures using alcohol, water and glycerin from both fresh and dried medicinal plants.  Topics covered will include when to make a fresh vs. dried plant tincture, optimal alcohol percentages to use, when to consider alternatives to tincturing, and an introductory discussion of phytochemistry as it relates to medicine making and extraction,  You'll learn the step-by-step process of making herbal medicine that is long lasting and effective, for both internal use and as botanical actives to incorporate into plant-based skin and body care formulas. Each participant will leave with their own tincture they make themselves!

Throughout the evening, Richard will weave in his vast experience and knowledge about the rich traditions of herbal medicine making, and the medicinal properties of plants. It will be an inspiring evening, about how making medicine can deepen our relationship to plants and awaken our innate powers of healing and resiliency.

*You must be 18 years or older to attend.


Cancellation Policy:

For all workshops/classes, you must notify us in writing 2 weeks prior to the class start date that you will no longer be able to attend and we will refund, less 3% processing fee, or credit you in full for the class. If it is within the 2 week period prior to the class, you will not be refunded or credited. All classes are non-transferable. We are not able to retroactively accommodate for discounts after purchase.



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