Herbalism is the science and art of using plants as preventative and curative medicine. It is the most common form of medicine that has been used throughout human history and it is estimated that around 80% of medicine practiced today throughout the world is done in the home with the use of home made remedies. In this 3 hour workshop, we will learn about the basics of using herbal medicine in everyday life and how we can easily begin to take our health into our own hands!
We will cover
- Over 10 common herbs and their medicinal uses
- Different types of herbal medicine
- how to make herbal medicine for ourselves, friends, and family including tinctures, tisanes, decoctions, and oils
- -and more!
We will be taste test all of the herbs, get to try some other herbal medicines, and take home an "Intro to Herbalism" Medicine making zine. Bring your friends, a pen and paper to make notes, and any questions that you may have.
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