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Herbal Mixology 101 Winter Series

November 2, 2015, 6:00 pmMarch 24, 2016, 9:00 pm

Back by popular demand! A three-part series focusing on blending botanicals into tasty tonics.

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With Glen Nagel ND, herbal mixologist

Blending the ancient world of botanical medicine with that of the modern bar mixologist, this class develops a flavorful and healing balance between the nasty tasting tinctures of the past and cocktails loaded with sugar at your local bar. All sessions include lectures and hands-on projects with recipes and samples to take home.

All sessions will be held on the NCNM campus and are limited to 25 participants. Must be 21 or older.

ce_logomarkb3.0 hours general CEUs approved by OBNM for each class. 


Bitters, Digestives and Aperitifs | Thursday, January 21, 2016, 6 – 9 p.m.
Bitter herbs have a long history of being used as a stimulating digestive aid. In this class we will focus on the rebirth of bitters, and work to create several delicious modern bitters. 3.0 hours of general CEUs to be applied for(OBNM)This class is full.



Liqueurs and Cordials | Thursday, February 18, 2016, 6 – 9 p.m.
Cordials are a tasty blend of sweet and alcoholic, a blend of classic tonic herbs for wellness. They are traditionally combined with brandy to create a warming and relaxing tonic. 3.0 hours of general CEUs to be applied for (OBNM).
Register for this class


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Tonic and Other Bubbly Waters | Thursday, March 24, 2016, 6 – 9 p.m.
The world changed dramatically with the discovery of Cinchona bark, which was used for treatment and prevention of malaria. We have had since then have a love affair with the fever-tree bark, used in tonic water and other beverages. In this hands-on class we will work with Cinchona bark and create homemade tonic water. 3.0 hours of general CEUs to be applied for(OBNM)Register for this class.


About the presenter

Glen Nagel ND, RH (AHG)Glen Nagel ND, RH (AHG)

Dr. Glen Nagel has spent 25 years studying medicinal and edible plants. He is a naturopathic physician and master herbal mixologist, focusing on the creative flavor combinations and the healing properties of his medicinally inspired drinks and creations. His goal is to make herbal medicine tasty, fun and part of your everyday life.



Full series: Registration is closed for the full series. Individual classes are still available.
Individual classes:
$85 medical professionals, $70 general public, $25 full-time students with ID.



November 2, 2015, 6:00 pm
March 24, 2016, 9:00 pm
$60 - $215

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