Advanced Herbal Medicine Making: Percolations and Beyond

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Level: Advanced
Lecture Hours: 6.00
Lab Hours: 0.00
Total Contact Hours: 6.00


If you want to improve and enhance your apothecary by using sophisticated herbal extraction methods, you need this course.

Learn how to produce high-quality tinctures in just a few hours through an in-depth exploration and demonstration of percolation and sealed-simmer glycerite production techniques.

During class, we discuss methods for creating super-concentrated liquid extracts, syrups, and more. Plus, we tour the BioNetwork Natural Products Laboratory and Test Kitchen on the second day of class.

Topics Include

  • Extraction of botanical compounds through percolation
  • Production of super-concentrated liquid extracts

Learning Objectives

  • Perform advanced extraction techniques, including percolation and glycerite production
  • Demonstrate an understanding of super-concentrated extracts and syrup production


  • Students (chemistry, herbalism, acupuncture)
  • Entrepreneurs - dietary supplements, other natural products
  • Entry-level production associates