Essential Oils Ingestible Uses & Safety

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Date(s) - Sat. Sep. 30, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Class Description: There is a lot of buzz about essential oils.  Can they be ingested or not?  What are the proper uses and safety?  While there are many essential oils we would not want to ingest there are many that can be used as flavorings or home remedies if you know the proper dilution, amounts and applications.  In fact, the essential oils of over fifty different plants are certified as GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) by the FDA, for oral consumption.

Each participant will take home 2-3 items we make together made of one each of these.

 

About the Facilitator: Heather Irvine has been an herbalist since 2002. She began her herbal studies at the Northeast School of Botanical medicine and continued at the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism. She has had an herbal product business for over ten years, making preparations from fresh plant material that she grows or gathers. She has recently set up shop (doing health consultations) in an office in The Armory, carrying her consultant and educator roles to Boston.Herbalist who has run a variety of classes for many years – have taught herb classes at The Armory.

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