Lavender Intensive and Hydrosol Distillation
- WHEN: Saturday July 17, 2021
- TIME: 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
- FEE: 140 USD
- INSTRUCTOR: Heather Bruno
- SETTING: In-Person
- LOCATION: Camano Island, WA (details & directions provided after enrollment)
In this AMAZING workshop you will learn all about the medicine of one of our most beloved of all herbs and experience the delight of harvesting fragrant lavender on a beautiful organic farm. In addition to making lavender remedies, we will also craft a beautiful lavender hydrosol using a traditional copper alembic still!
This is really two — no three — classes in one: a hydrosol distillation class, a lavender intensive and a day at the farm!
Lavandula angustifolia, is a premier aromatic nervine, having beneficial effects on our nervous system. Lavender provides a sense of calm and relaxation just by breathing in the volatile oils. Lavender is a helpful ally for times when we experience stress, for soothing burns, healing wounds, digestive upset, insomnia, headaches, anxiety and it is anti-microbial, just to name a few of it’s endearing qualities. We love you, Lavender!
Discover what lavender needs to grow and flourish, how and when to harvest so you can prepare aromatherapy, culinary and medicinal remedies that effective and a delight to take!
You will learn about herbal actions and energetics of lavender as well as some of the constituents that contribute to positive effects on our emotional, spiritual, mental and physical health!
Hydrosols are ethical and accessible alternatives to essential oils! Learn to craft a fresh high quality hydrosol using living water, fresh harvested plants, a traditional copper alembic still, and the intention you bring to crafting this transformative medicine.
What you will take home
Students will assist in the gathering and preparation of the lavender for distillation and for their own choice of remedies to take home (2). Options include an elixir, oxymel, tincture or infused honey. I will have samples to help you choose!
You will also take home the hydrosol made during the workshop!
And we will enjoy a tour of this beautiful organic farm!
The cost for lavender is included in the price of the workshop.
NOTE: To keep the workshop stress free for all, pets and children are not permitted.