Goldenrod Herbal Studies: Medicine Making Foundations II
- Want hands-on medicine making practice?
- Have questions about and need support with making your own herbal remedies at home?
- Want to use herbal remedies but find them to be too expensive?
- Want to learn in-person with other people?
Medicine Making Foundations II is three of seven intensive workshops in the Goldenrod Herbal Studies series, taught by Clinical Herbalist Kelly McCarthy of Attic Apothecary.
The Foundations II workshop is divided into two days: October 8-October 9, 9am-3pm. Together with Foundations I (September 10 and September 11), the Medicine Making course will teach you all about:
- alcohol-based tincture
- root, berry, bark decoction
- hot and cold infusions
- herbal infused oils, salves and creams
- apothecary record keeping
Please read the following details for information on pricing, payment plans, and other workshops in the Goldenrod Herbal Studies series.
Course Pricing & Scholarships
$240 for Medicine Making Foundations I and II
$400 for the entire Medicine Making course (Foundations I and II, Intermediate I and II)
If you sign up for more than one weekend, use the code MINUS50 for $50 off the second weekend.
Scholarships: There will be two half-price scholarships available for each workshop module for students with financial need, prioritizing BIPOC, trans, and disabled students. Send Kelly an email at to check availability!
Payment plans are open to everyone. The registration system does not allow payment plans to be used with coupon codes.
If you’d like to use a coupon code AND you’d like to use a payment plan, register by just putting down the first deposit, and send an email to .The instructor will honor coupon code discount and send invoices to be paid monthly.
Supplies & Additional Costs
All herbs, beeswax, and salve containers are provided. You will need to supply alcohol, oil, cheesecloth, and a few glass jars (the complete materials list will be sent once you register). These materials will cost approximately $50-$75.
Medicine Making Foundations I: September 10-11 (to be taken with Foundations II)
Medicine Making Intermediate
I: December 10-11
II: February 4-5
Body Systems + Materia Medica
Nervous System Herbs: October 1-2
Immune System Herbs: December 3-4
Digestive System Herbs: January 28-29
$600 for all 7 workshops (save $240)
About Goldenrod Herbal Studies
The Goldenrod Herbal Studies series is taught by Clinical Herbalist Kelly McCarthy of the Attic Apothecary and offers in-depth herbal studies in bite-sized modules.
10% of all income generated from the school will be going to the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Land Honorarium. Read more here.
Plan to wear masks while indoors, and adjust COVID considerations if things change considerably. The medicine-making classes are designed for in-person learning, and won’t be moved online.
Full refunds are available up to 10 days before the start of the class.
50% refunds are available up to 2 days before the start of the class
No refunds are available the day before or day of the class.
$50 of the registration deposit is non-refundable