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Get ready for winter colds and flu viruses by learning about one of the most prolific, health-giving trees in the Pacific Northwest! Redolent with a citrusy-pine fragrance and taste, the needles and bark of the Douglas Fir, Pseudotsuga menziesii, are astringent and antimicrobial, full of vitamins, polyphenols, complex volatile oils and aromatic resins that strengthen, support, and invigorate our immune system.
ONLINE: Live & Interactive! Sail through the winter healthy and ready to enjoy the season with part 1 of our winter wellness series. You can stay healthy when everyone around you gets sick. The first part of the workshop will focus on building a strong immune system, then we’ll delve into herbal remedies. Build your winter wellness herbal apothecary and be prepared for what comes your way!
Whether you are just getting started in the amazing world of herbal medicine or a seasoned herbalist desiring to go deeper in herbal studies with hands-on field work, the Botanical Primer is an excellent opportunity for a deeply rooted exploration of wild plants, with a focus on ethical harvesting practices, constituents and why knowing them is vital to making effective healing remedies, plant energetics, and the positive impacts plants have on our anatomy and physiology!
The group will meet plants that are our neighbors and make some new friends through plant walks and identification, guided meditations, exploring the ways plants communicate with us and how we can open our hearts to listen and learn from them.
We’ll explore the folklore, medicine, care, and feeding of these herbs plus elecampane, chives, catnip, blueberries, fennel, horseradish, catmint, lavender, oats, lovage, and more medicinal plants that can be easily added to your garden to build your herbal apothecary.
Adaptogens and Nervines as Support for Anxiety, Depression, and Stress Relief. Come join the conversation and sort out some of the misconceptions on plants to help you adapt to a changing world.
In this season of physical and emotional upheavals, it’s imperative to build a vigorous immune system. Where does it start? Gut health has supreme influence on the digestive process, immunity, and our ability to cope with stress and anxiety. Gut health is the cornerstone to healthy nervous and immune systems.
Yarrow, Achillea millefolium, is a simply beautiful yet incredibly complex plant that works with the body’s needs to support health and well-being. Its unique and often contradictory actions go beyond physical uses to support us emotionally as well.