Home Apothecary

  • Home Apothecary
    October 2, 2020 - November 20, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Ages 14- Adult. Instructor: Carisa Hund-Bunten

This course will apply a foundation of knowledge, skill set and home remedy bases for the home herbalist to expand and sustain their own Home Apothecary. Introduce or reacquaint yourself with plants and their medicinal qualities to choose herbs that meet your needs. The more you understand each botanical and its properties the more versatile and useful it can be. This remote class will allow you to create a customized and useful supply of plant-based folk remedies. Projects include: Infused Vinegars for Cooking and Cleaning, Quick Soap, Herbal Infusions, Oils, Salves, Balms, Healing Decoctions, Teas, essences & honey, Simple Syrups, Tinctures and Bitters, Finishing Salts, Flower Sugar, Herbal Broth Bases, Bath Teas and Detox Soaks. 

KHAC supplies an apothecary starter kit with the course fee.

Materials kits are available for contactless pick up (Wed-Fri 10am-5pm, Saturday 11-4pm) the week before to the first class.

The apothecary starter kit includes harder to find items, such as:

  • botanicals
  • bottles
  • droppers
  • caps
  • labels 
  • pipettes 
  • jars 
  • in depth recipes-techniques

Students supply the following materials:

  • a dedicated heat proof container such as a crockpot, saucepan, or Pyrex bowl
  • access to an electric heat source during class time
  • a clean workspace
  • honey, 8-12 ounces
  • apple cider vinegar, 8 ounces
  • white vinegar, 8 ounces
  • plant-based oil, 16 ounces
  • 80 proof alcohol OR vegetable glycerin, 12 ounces

Optional textbooks are useful and act as a longstanding resource, but are not required for the course.

  • The Herbal Apothecary, J.J. Pursell (Amazon- $17.00)
  • Making Plant Medicine, Richo Cech (Amazon-$25.00)


Fridays, 6:30pm-8:00pm (via Zoom)
October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 /// November 6, 13, 20

$120 Tuition + $40 Materials Fee = $160


SLIDING SCALE: Kennedy Heights Arts Center strives to make arts accessible to everyone. Sliding scale fees available for those in financial need. Click here to download an application.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Tuition is non-refundable, but can be transferred to another course if the student withdraws at least five days prior to the beginning of the course.

Classes hosted via Zoom will be recorded, so all participants are asked to complete and submit a Media Release.


Details Price Qty
Single Registration $160.00 (USD)  


  • Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 - 5:00
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 4:00
  • Closed Sunday - Monday