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May 28, 2022 – Astrology & Herbalism Series: GEMINI

Jeremy Thomas of Torus Root Herbal Alchemy in Waterbury, VT will present a free, ongoing series of discussions on astrology and herbalism. Using the Sun’s position in the Zodiac as a focus point each month, we will explore the energetic relationship between Plants, Planets, and People. Hosted by Chuck Riffenburg of Rogue Herbalist Academy & Apothecary, this series of conversations will surely be informative and delve deeper into the ideas of energetics that are common to all systems of herbal healing. Join us as we drink tea and discuss energetics of herbs and seasons.





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CBD + Hemp

This video explores how Vermont’s booming hemp industry has given rise to a burgeoning craft herbalism industry and answers questions about CBD and other herbal products that are being made here in the Green Mountain State.

All the common questions surrounding Hemp and CBD are covered.

  • What is it?
  • How we make our product: Organic Cane Alcohol Tincture 1:3
  • The different ways extract is made
  • Supercritical CO2, Rotovap, Cooked in oil, etc.
  • Varying levels of constituents
  • What is full spectrum, broad spectrum, various definitions
  • Terpenes and Complimentary Chemistry other herbs, other applications CRUDE EXTRACT VS Standardization
  • Synergy in Plant Chemistry

Reishi Harvest 2018

Deep in the woods of Vermont ,we found the most glorious colony of Ganoderma tsugae. I call this mushroom “Vermont Reishi” but some people will quibble and say that only G. lucidum can be called Reishi. I would argue that these Hemlock Reishi are similar enough in pharmacology and adaptogenic quality that they can also be called Reishi.

Either way, they make an amazing dual extraction.

Watch the video to learn more!

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