Wild & Bloomin’ Medicine
Explore the healing power of flowers. Learn how to ethically harvest their buds to create healing elixirs, oils, teas & syrups. Rose, Elder, Lavender and Yarrow are some of the plants that we can expect to work with. Our focus will be on getting to know the plants and the many, many uses that each one offers us.
Summertime is full of relaxing, uplifting, nervous system-supporting plants. Explore the blissful potential of herbs such as St. John’s wort, oat tops, skullcap, passionflower, chamomile, & lemon balm. We will experiment with different preparations and learn how to make our own fresh plant tinctures, liqueurs, flower essences and teas.
Herbal First Aid
Salves, poultices & liniments are effective herbal preparations that can be used to treat cuts, stings, burns, sprains, bruises, even broken bones. Comfrey, Calendula, Yarrow, Arnica, & Plantain are some of the herbs we will learn how to use to heal everyday boo-boos.
Aperitifs, cordials and bitters
A healthy digestive system is fundamental to good health. We will explore the time-honored traditions of bitters & aperitifs and learn how to support use them to support our digestive processes. Herbs covered will likely include Angelica, Fennel, Licorice, Coriander, and Dandelion.
To view a complete listing of this year’s workshops, check out the Workshops tab to the top right. All Workshops are on Sundays from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm and cost $45, including materials. To register, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org