The Medicine Maker’s Journey

In this comprehensive course you will learn the

Art & Science of Medicine Making from Master Herbalist Don Ollsin. 

  • Don created, owned and operated an herbal dispensary for 18 years.

  • During that time he made most of the different tinctures, oils, salves, formulas and tea blends sold there.

  • The dispensary started in 1976, Self Heal Herbal Centre in Victoria, BC is still going strong based on the foundation laid by Don and his partner Sandy.

Course taught by Don Ollsin and T.A

Creating and using herbal medicines and remedies is an art best learned from an expert teacher. Our herbal medicine-making course provides you with an opportunity to learn from an expert and teaches you the following skills:



You will learn how to make herbal preparations such as:

  • Tinctures

  • Infusions & Decoctions

  • Oils & Salves

  • Poultices

  • Syrups

  • Homemade Kefir

  • Smudges

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You will learn the proper tools and techniques required for medicine making:

  • Terminology associated with herbal medicine making

  • Equipment required

  • Proper drying, storing and use of herbs

  • Correct application of herbal preparations

  • Using a Menstruum Ratio Table to make tinctures

Payment Plan:

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Guarantee: If not satisfied with the course after the first two weeks we offer a 100% money back guarantee.