Herbal First Aid: Beyond Echinacea and Plantain Poultines

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Date(s) - Fri. Jun. 30, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


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About the Class: Learn some of the basic herbal items to keep in an herbal first aid kit and how to prepare them simply. Also,  learn some useful herbs that go beyond the often repeated few. In class, we will make a Calendula and an Arnica salve plus an herbal bug spray, each, per person to take home, plus you will receive a mini first aid pouch to build your collection of herbal preparations and conventional supplies in.

About the Facilitator: Heather has been an herbalist since 2002, after studying with 7Song concurrent to earning her degree at Cornell.  She has been an herbal instructor for many years.  She began her herbal studies at the Northeast School of Botanical medicine, reputed for it’s immersive first aid training and attained a Wilderness First Responder certificate while immersed in learning herbalism.  She has returned several times after being a student to help instruct herb students in first aid, in hands on actual wilderness first aiding. She has had an herbal product business for over ten years.  This past year she taught a 10 week course, Actions and Chemistry for the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism and she has recently set up shop in The Armory, carrying her herbal consultant and educator roles to the greater Boston area after moving from Vermont.

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