With nearly 30 years experience in Chinese, Western and Ayurvedic herbology, Master Herbalist and Plants Woman Laura Schofield has much to share! Her herbal walks and workshops are fun, interactive and informative.
Laura studied at Evergreen Integrated School of Herbology in Placerville and at the Urban Herbalist School of Western and Scientific Herbology in Sacramento.
Laura is also an avid organic gardener, chef and artist, having participated in the Master Gardeners Program through the UC Davis extension and the Sacramento Culinary Arts Program.
She teaches beginning and advanced herbal classes, along with a variety of art and meditation workshops.
Empower and Heal Yourself With Natural Plant Wisdom
Home Herbal Remedies For Colds, Flu and Immunity Building CLASS ON JUL 11TH!
No one likes to catch a cold or flu, but there are herbal remedies and essential oils that can help stop the severity and ease symptoms. In this 2-hour course, you will learn specific herbs for the immune system, colds and flu, along with lifestyle changes to stay healthy. We will also cover how to take herbs, the three basic functions of herbs, the taste and characteristics of herbs and their properties. Take home herbal tea recipes and a list of cold and flu herbs for home. This class is for adults and is for educational purposes only. It does not replace any medical advice from your doctor.
Herbal Home Medicine Chest CLASS ON MAY 9TH!
Herbs and essential oils are a safe and natural compliment to your home medicine chest. In this 2-hour course, you will learn about the healing properties of herbs and how they work. We will also cover herbs for upset stomach, cuts, bruising, sore muscles, diarrhea and constipation, toothaches, ear infections, insomnia, relaxation, headaches and more! Take home herbal tea recipes and a list of herbal home medicine chest essentials.
Safely Shopping for Herbal Medicine CLASS ON JUN 13TH!
Walking into a health food store and knowing exactly what herbal medicine to purchase for your health is powerful. In this 2-hour course you will learn the medicinal properties and function of herbs, how to safely take them and what to look for when purchasing at a store. Everyone goes home with a handout with the information discussed in class.
Herbal Medicine for Restful Sleep, Reducing Stress and Anxiety CLASS ON AUG 8TH!
In todays world, everyday stress, anxiety and sleeplessness can affect your health. At this 2-hour course, you will learn about the medicinal herbs, essential oils and lifestyle changes that can help. Everyone goes home with a handout with the information discussed in class.This class is for adults and is for educational purposes only. It does not replace any medical advice from your doctor.
Nature Herb Walk
Learn to identify and harvest wild, seasonal herbs in your community.
Home Herbal Medicine Making
Learn how to safely make herbal medicine from home, including salves, tonics, syrups, teas, capsules and more!
Plant Spirit: Beginning Herbology Certificate Program
In this 6-month program we will explore natural plant wisdom and how it may be applied to the various body systems for healing diseases and aliments, and how to maintain an overall balanced and healthy lifestyle. Once you graduate from this certification program, you will have a comfortable understanding of:
1. Introduction to herbs, their properties and how to use them
2. The body systems, (such as nervous system, circulatory system) how they work and what herbs are best used
3. Herbal medicine making and recipes
4. Plant identification and wild crafting techniques
5. How to perform a head-to-toe assessment of yourself, family and clients
6. Introduction to Chinese and Ayurvedic herbology terminology and theory
7. Tongue diagnostics
8. Introduction to essential oils
9. Healthy eating, healthy lifestyle
10. Applying herbology with family, friends and clients, questionnaire and informed consent
and more classes...