The Traditional Use of Herbal Emmenagogues, Abortifacients, and Contraceptives

Join Sanctum for a class on the historical use of herbal emmenagogues, abortifacients, and contraceptives, including the safety, efficacy, dosages, and methods used by witches and birth workers throughout history. This class is taught by the Master Herbalist Akiima Nicholls Shields, who has 30 years of experience and training, including 10 years of providing specialized consultations to midwives and doulas.

The class will begin on Friday, 1 July 2022, and continue for a three month series of weekly courses. In order to attend, please enter your information below, and an alpha user account will be created for you in our learning management system. You will receive email updates on how to access your account and participate in the course. Our suggested donation is $20 for the entire program; however, payment in order to attend is not required.


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By signing up for this program, you acknowledge that you understand that the information contained therein is presented for historical and educational purposes only; that it is not considered medical advice and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any medical condition.