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IN-PERSON Our skin reflects our overall health and plays a critical role in the proper function of our endocrine and immune systems. Ditch the chemicals and harmful environmental ingredients in commercial “soap” and learn to make handcrafted artisan soap using all natural and nourishing ingredients!
ONLINE: Live & Interactive! Part 2 in our Winter Wellness series focuses on how to kick a cold before it takes hold or at least shorten the duration and using natural, effective remedies for colds and flus. Fill your winter herbal toolbelt with this respiratory remedy go-to workshop where students will take home lots of “get the medicine to the people in a way that everyone will delight in taking so that healing can occur!”
Learn how to use hydrosols for health and wellness. Acquire an understanding of the considerations that go into crafting a fresh high quality hydrosol, including living water, fresh plants and the intention and magic that YOU bring to crafting this transformative medicine.
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.