Herbal Solutions for Common Health Issues

103 Lake Street South
Kirkland, Washington

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Monday - Saturday
10:00 to 6:00

12:00 to 5:00

206 330 2171


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Herban Wellness strives to provide access to information on health and how to achieve your healthcare goals, whether that is to support your body's return to health or to achieve a more energetic and optimal health.

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We offer a full schedule of monthly classes to empower you to live a healthy lifestyle!

January - April Classes

Aromatherapy 101: Foundations Certificate Program
Taught by Michelle Thibert, Aromatherapist and Licensed Massage Therapist
30 hours over 4 Sundays: January 11th, January 25th, February 8th, and March 1st from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
This rewarding and comprehensive course is one of the most unique and empowering courses available in Aromatherapy. Our Aroma 101 course will empower you to fully integrate Aromatherapy into your existing profession (massage therapist, estheticians, herbalist, or other healthcare professionals), or establish an independent practice as an Aromatherapy Consultant. Learn how to safely utilize aromatherapy for family, friends and personal use. Aroma 101 Foundations course is approved by the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy as a level one training program. 30 Hour Program. 30 CEU’s for Massage Therapist.
Core Topic of study include but are not limited to:
- Discover Aromatherapy: An Introduction
- In-depth therapeutic properties of 20 + Essential Oils
- Basic Aromatherapy and the Skin
- Basic Olfaction and Psychology of Essential oils
- Methods of Application and Blending
- Homecare and Healthcare with Aromatherapy
- Basic Chemistry of Essential Oils
- Case studies for family, friends and existing healthcare practitioners.

Cost: $495.00 (can be made in 3 payments) with $50.00 non-refundable deposit required; Call or email Herban Wellness to register.

Homemade Gifts: Body Scrubs & Masks, Bath Salts, Massage Oils & Lip Balms
Taught by Katya Difani, herbalist & founder of Herban Wellness
Wednesday, March 4th from 6:30-8:30 pm
Really effective scrubs and masks, bath salts, and balms of all kinds can be affordable and easy to make yourself. The class will provide lots of information and demonstration, and discuss salt, sugar, grain & herb-based scrub recipes and different clay masks to detoxify, purify, and tighten pores. We will also discuss and follow recipes for making bath salt blends, aromatherapy massage oils, and lip balms. These make fun gifts displayed in decorative glass jars, tins, or tubes.

Cost: $25

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Digestive Health Using the Power of Herbs
Taught by Katya Difani, herbalist & founder of Herban Wellness
Saturday, February 7th from 9:30-11:30 am.
Digestive health is critical to our absorption of nutrients from food, as well as our ability to synthesize and metabolize critical substances in our bodies and to enjoy and process life. Our digestive function is also linked to our immune system and its function. The digestive system can be compromised by the foods we eat, stress, and our general inflammatory state. In this class, we will cover herbal approaches and solutions to common digestive issues and how herbs can be used to help heal tissue, manage inflammation, and generally enhance digestion and digestive health.

Cost: $20

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Herbal & Natural Approaches to Inflammation & Allergy Relief
Taught by Katya Difani, herbalist & owner of Herban Wellness and Jeff Thomas, Naturopathic Medical Doctor (ND)
Saturday, March 21st from 9:30-11:30 am
Most people are familiar with inflammation and how it shows up in the body. Many of you may also know that allergies, seasonal or otherwise, are an inflammatory response to environmental irritants. However, you may not have a strong understanding of how inflammation works, why we get it, and what to do about it. In addition, many people don't have a lot of tools for combating and lessening seasonal and other environmental allergies. This class is designed to help you have a greater understanding of these issues and how to address them naturally, achieving balance and symptom relief through using herbs and other natural compounds.

Cost: $25

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Herbs for Hormone Balance: Mood, PMS, & Menopause
Taught by Katya Difani, herbalist & founder of Herban Wellness
Saturday, April 25th from 9:30-11:30 am
Stress in our lives, toxins in our environment, and dietary factors can throw off the balance of our reproductive hormones as well as our adrenal and thyroid hormones. Symptoms that come with PMS and menopause are familiar to many, as are infertility and fatigue due to long-term stress. Mood swings and general emotional imbalance can come with the menstrual cycle or at any time if any of these systems are disrupted. This class is intended to educate you how to use herbs and nutrients to support your body's return to balance. Through their actions on the adrenal glands, ovaries, and other glands/organs, herbs can help restore hormonal balance and therefore help effect our emotional health as well.

Cost: $20

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Herbs in Topical Skincare: Lotions, Salves, & Lip balms
Taught by Katya Difani, herbalist & founder of Herban Wellness
Saturday, January 24th from 9:30-11:30 am; Saturday, March 14th from 9:30-11:30 am; Saturday, April 11th from 9:30-11:30 am.
This class will demonstrate how to make a simple skin cream and salve for a truly all-natural product. A list of herbs, essential oils, and other ingredient options will be provided so you can tailor your cream or salve to your specific needs at home. If you've never seen a cream/lotion made, you will surely be impressed with how quickly it whips up and how simple it can be to make your own! You will come away with the ability to fire up your home blender and make a cream with your choice of therapeutic ingredients for face or body care, and the ability to formulate an all-purpose salve to make your own lip balm or to add to your first aid kit to put on scrapes, insect bites, bee stings, foot fungal infections, etc. You will also leave with a sample of the cream and the salve we will make in class for you to enjoy at home.

Cost: $25

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Introduction to Herbal Medicine: The History, Uses, & Healing Benefits of Some Important Herbs and How to Use Them.
Taught by Katya Difani, herbalist & founder of Herban Wellness
Saturday, February 21st AND Saturday, February 28th from 9:30-noon
Plants are utilized throughout the world for their healing and medicinal properties. An empowering form of medicine, herbs can be prepared and used within the home for common ailments and to ease and comfort the body. Herbal medicines are also being extensively explored in scientific studies for their potential effects on inflammation, infection, and mood disorders. If you have always wanted to know more, this will be an introduction to the history, ideas, theory, and practice of herbal medicine in the modern day. You will learn a minimum of 10 herbs that will give a start on building a foundation of understanding of herbal medicines and the various preparations you can make with them to support you and your families health.

Cost: $50 for both classes

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Plant Spirit Medicine Salon: biweekly drop-in class with Lauren Herold
Taught by Lauren Herold, herbalist, hypnotherapist, and intuitive heater
The 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, beginning on February 5th; from 6-9 pm; hosted by Herban Wellness
This bi-weekly drop-in class is for those who want to hone their intuitive senses while deepening in their relationship with plants and expanding their knowledge of herbal medicine. Learn herbs the Old Way; by learning directly from the plant spirits themselves. Each week we will meet 3-6 different herbs. We will invite them to teach us through our own psychic senses (which we will learn all about!), and will then follow up our perceptions with practical information that we can utilize in our personal or professional herbal craft. ​ This course is perfect for those of all degrees of herbal knowledge and intuitive development, each week the foundations will be reviewed. ​ You will spend time deepening your own intuition, expand your knowledge of herbal medicines, develop a deeper understanding of the language of plants and Nature, and more.

Cost: $30; please pre-register with Lauren by contacting her at laureneherold@gmail.com

Radiant Skin: Oils for Facial Care, Nourishment, and Massage
Taught by Katya Difani, herbalist & founder of Herban Wellness
Wednesday, January 28th from 6:30-8:30 pm
Come learn how to create a natural glow of health and vitality for your skin. Complicated is not often better, and in this class we will cover an array of oils that are used for nourishing, protecting, and normalizing the skin in a way that is simple and affordable. These can be used as serums with essential oils to support skin health, as well as nourishing massage blends. We will cover herbs and essential oils that can improve the skin and address specific skin issues. We will also go through the art of infusing herbs into oils and how to use them in skincare.

Cost: $20

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Sleep, Relax, & Restore with Herbal Nervines
Taught by Katya Difani, herbalist & founder of Herban Wellness
Wednesday, February 18th from 6:30-8:30 pm
Sleep difficulty may be one of the most common issues people face, either occasionally or chronically. Herbs can do a lot to promote falling sleep, deeper sleep, and help relieve tension and stress. Come learn about herbs for the nervous system, called nervines, that can help with mental overactivity, muscle pain and tension, anxiety, and sleep issues. Whether in tea, tincture, or capsule form, herbs can help for everyone from children to elderly adults.

Cost: $20

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We have a 48 hour cancellation policy. If you cannot attend a class you have signed up for please inform us more than 48 hours prior to the class to have 50% refunded. We are sorry that due to scheduling reasons and costs to host classes we cannot refund class fees with less than 48 hours notice.

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