Botanical Extracts Advanced Class-Saturday June 20th- 9 am to 1 pm
In this demo and hands-on class, students will learn the alchemical realm of the botanical arts as well as the mathematical ratios to make quality extractions in alcohol, glycerin, and carrier oils.
The goal of this class is to enable students to work from the raw materials through to the finished product. Alice will also teach how to sustainably harvest the plants, the correspondence in the Biodynamic calendar as well as how to extract specific molecules (each solvent corresponding to a signature quality in a plant) for specific healing usages. These botanical extracts are a perfect base for making quality medicinal and cosmetic products as well as skin conditions topicals. Several topics such as resinoids, root, leaf, and flower will be treated separately with its corresponding techniques)
A range of cosmetically prized plants will be presented; giving the students the opportunity of hands-on experience, for making their customized botanical extracts themselves. Students will bring home a thorough handout, a customized glycerin extract, an oil extract, and a 1oz, previously infused, featured botanical tincture. This class is mainly designed for cosmetic, topical and perfume formulators.
Material fee is payable the day of Class $30