Practical Pharmacy in Western Herbal Medicine

Fats in Pharmacy

with Karen Aguiar

Sunday, March 11th from 10-4pm

Traditionally animal fats were used in pharmacy to provide healing to injured skin. In this hands-on class we shall render lard, clarify butter to make Ghee and use pork fat and beef tallow for use in making salves and creams. We will answer some questions as in what is an emulsion, what’s the best way to make an emulsion? Hand whip or blender? What are some good preservatives and more.

Students will take home products we've made in class:

  • medicated ghee
  • rendered beef tallow and pork lard for use in salves or creams

What to Bring: 3 small containers for take home products listed above.

COST: $125. Pre-registration required. Tuition includes all materials used in class, handouts and take-home products

CONTACT: For more information, contact Gathering Thyme at 415-524-8693.

WHERE: Gathering Thyme • 1447 Fourth Street • San Rafael, CA 94901
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