Gayle's Thyme Herbal Apothecary
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Gayle's Thyme Classes and Workshops


Class Policy and Payment Information:

Please, Pre-registration is required for all classes. A 50% deposit upon registration is requested; balance due 48 hours before class.. Deposits are Non-Refundable unless cancellations are made 48 hours prior to class.  In the event that a class is cancelled due to weather, it will be re-scheduled or a refund will be given.

RSVP is required to get directions and confirmation.

To register call 860-749-8743 or

If there is a special day or particular class you prefer, please let us know, scheduling is very flexible


Nutritional Herbal Tea Blending

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

6:30pm-8:30pm  $20.00

Do you enjoy a cup of tea, and would love to make it both delicious and nutritious? In this hands-on interactive class we’ll explore the nutrition value in a simple cup of tea. Herbs in tea form can boost your immune system; regulate hormones, and tummy soothing. Sounds like “your cup of tea”? Price includes materials. You’ll create your own recipe and take home tea. Space is limited to six people.


Intro to Essential Oils

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

6:30pm-8:30pm $20.00

Are you new to aromatherapy and essential oils? Then this is the perfect class for you. We will be discussing the difference between essential oils and fragrance oils, why and when you would want to use them and using them safely. Included in this workshop will be how to use essential oil on yourself and your family. Handouts will be provided, and a samples of essential oils.

Soap Making Class 

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

6:30pm-8:30pm $25.00

In this hands-on workshop we will make cold process soap using vegetable oils, herbs, essential oils, and everyday kitchen equipment.  Everyone get soap to take home.

The Basics of Lacto-Fermentation

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

6:30-8:30 pm $35.00

Supplementing our diet with fermented foods offers many health benefits, enhances vitamins and enzymes in food, replenishes beneficial flora in the intestines with natural probiotics that help digestion and absorption of nutrients. The most famous fermented food is probably sauerkraut, but there are many others such as yogurt, kimchi, kefir etc. Demonstration will be making sauerkraut and Kombucha. 

Advanced Essential Oil Workshop

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

6:00pm-9:00pm $25.00 (pre-registration $20.00 by Dec 8, 2017)

Come explore the beauty of creating your own aromatherapy blends. I will be sharing with you the art of blending essential oils drop by drop. We will discuss various oils and their properties that may be appropriate for certain conditions or concerns. We will also be examine the “notes” of these various oils….top note, middle note, and base note so you will be able to create a lusciously balanced blend. Dilution and safety is always a concern when using essential oils for their healing properties, so we will be examining with you the necessity for proper dilution and how you can create a safe blend for your loved ones. 

This is a hands-on class you will be creating a personal blend. Hand-outs will be provided
Class size is limited to six, so make sure to sign up early so as not to miss out on this highly requested class.
***Please note unfortunately due to time constants for this class we will not have time for basic essential oil training. This class is for participants who have prior knowledge and some basic understanding of essential oils. A pre-requisite of some aromatherapy training or have prior knowledge of essential oils is required to attend this class. The class “Intro to Essential OilTuesday, November 21, 2017  is suggested.

Herbal health for colds and Flu


Monday, December 18,2017

6:30pm-8:30 pm $20.00

The common cold and influenza are viral infections that affect almost everyone one or more times every year. Colds most often involve the upper respiratory tract, and flu viruses attack your lower respiratory tract.  Herbal therapy, supplements and tonics can strengthen the immune system and aid in balancing your body's biochemical and physiological systems.

This workshop will cover the herbs, supplements, foods and more that can help shorten the severity and may even prevent colds and flu.

2018 Classes TBA

Intro to Herbs and Herbal Medicine

2018 TBA

Are you confused about what herbs can do for you, how to buy them and what is the best way of administering them? Come to this simple yet informative class that will give you the basic beginnings of the usage, dosages and preparation methods of botanicals. Tea & handouts will be provided.

 Intro to Medicine Making Part 1 

Boost your immune system

TBA 2018 


Develop a strong immune system to ward off the winter chills and fevers. Learn how to make your own delicious immune stimulating syrups that are safe for both adults and children. Learn what herbs are great for soups and stews that have dual purpose, as immune building tonics and for winter viruses. Herbs focused on: Elderberry, Echinacea, Elecampane, Astragalus and Reishi. This is a hands-on interactive class I will be sharing with you some of Rosemary Gladstar’s famous recipes. You will be making syrups and other delicious items to take home, as well as learning new recipes. Space is limited. Price includes supplies and take home items.

Medicine Making part II 

Tincture and "HotFire Cider"

TBA 2018


Are you interested in learning to make your own medicine? This hands-on class will teach you how to make your own tinctures from dried herbs. You’ll learn formulas for tincturing your own herbs and more. This fall class includes dried plant single tinctures. This is a hands-on interactive class where you’ll make tinctures to take home, as well as learn the incredible benefits of Adaptogens. Space is limited. Price includes supplies and take-home items.


All Day Intensive ~ Hands-on Body, Spa Workshop

TBA 2018


Class size is limited. Early registration is highly suggested..
* Aromatherapy Spritzers
* Bath Powders

* Face Mask

* Foot scrubs & Foot Balm

* Infused Herbal Oils

* Herbal Salves

* Lip Balms
* Sugar Scrubs

In this hands-on workshop we will be making herbal products for you and your family to enjoy.  Recipes and handouts are included so you will be able to make products at home. Best of all, you will walk away with samplings of all your homemade, great natural products! Bring a head band or hair clip and a face cloth. These products make excellent holiday gifts. Class size is limited and this class fills up quickly, so make sure to sign up and prepay early.

Stress, Panic, Anxiety, and Sleep Disorders

TBA 2018

Are you having trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep? Do you toss and turn all night, and wake up feeling too tired to face the day? Is planning for the Holidays have you overwhelmed feeling stressed and anxious? Is it your job that keeps you awake all night? This class explores herbs to help you get to sleep and stay asleep. You’ll learn which herbs actually help your body and mind deal with overwhelming stress and adrenal fatigue. This is a discussion type class with take home samples. Space is limited