Herbal Remedies 101 & DIY First Aid balm


Learn to kickstart your very own home apothecary!

This is a two hour workshop that can take place at the Anato studio or at the location of your choice in the Bay Area. 

Please write to us for prices and group quote. 

In this workshop, we will:

  • look at (and trying to recognize!) some common plants that can be used to cure every-day ailments.
  • learn different forms of herbal remedies you can use for your home apothecary
  • go over things such as tinctures, poultices, teas, infusions, macerations, inhalations, etc.
  • gather some fresh herbs from terra-cotta potted plants as well as dried herbs and convene to make a herbal salve (aka DIY first aid balm).
  • create an all natural salve for external use to replace that old neosporin hiding in your first aid drawer!
  • If time permits, we'll go over a few medicinal mushrooms you might want to consider incorporating into your diet.

The following supplies are included:

  • fresh and dried plants
  • herbalism and foraging books to browse
  • all materials needed to make a herbal healing salve
  • an assortment of tinctures, essential oils, dried plants, teas ... that you can take note of to include in your herbal first aid kit
  • a little pouch and printed recipe for the take-home salve + travel tin

You can bring:

  • a notebook!

You will go home with:

  • the knowledge to start designing your very own home apothecary to cure every-day ailments
  • two topical salves: one in a glass container and one travel-size metal tin that you can take with you to help heal wounded and dry skin even on the most extreme of adventures!
  • a list of the best places to source ingredients to build your home apothecary