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A list of my favorite tea making supplies
The benefits of hibiscus are many and include uses for food, drinks, medicine, and even fibers! Find out more in this informative article.
Take a sneak peek into the Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine’s new Online Foraging Course: Edible and Medicinal Wild Herbs, which begins January 15th! The course begins with the basic ground rules of foraging safety and ethics, and then moves on to botany and plant identification. Before you know it, you’ll have the skills and confidence to safely identify and harvest wild plants.
You’ll befriend THE most common edible and medicinal wayside plants, including dandelion, stinging nettles, violet, yarrow, burdock, rose, goldenrod, and many others. The printable manual is hundreds of pages long and filled with close-up photos for identification, medicinal uses, and loads of easy-to-follow recipes.
Registration for this online course runs through January 15th and is only open once a year. The course runs January 15th through November 1st, 2018!
Make your own moringa crepes; they're gluten free and high in protein!
A book review for Foraging and Feasting by Dina Falconi
Discover the many benefits of mullein in this informative article on this commonly misunderstood plant.
Make Your Own Herbal Smudge Sticks!
From deliciously edible to potently poisonous, join eastern Washington herbalist and author, Rosalee de la Forêt, on a photo tour of our local plants and discover the edible, medicinal and poisonous plants of this beautiful area. From the pain relieving properties of Arnica to the immune enhancing benefits of elderberry, she’ll discuss both historical and contemporary ways humans have been interacting with many of our native plants. This event is free and open to the public. Invite your friends!
Date: Thursday, November 09, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Place: Wenatchee Museum and Cultural Center, 127 South Mission St, Wenatchee, WA
On October 12 I’ll be giving a free presentation about bitter herbs and how they do all the amazing things they do.
Bitter is a taste that people most love to hate. We despise the bitter taste so much that we’ve essentially bred it out from most of our foods. For example, our once bitter salad greens were transformed to the dull iceberg lettuce.
But bitters are making a comeback!
In fact, for herbalists bitter herbs are one of the most important category of herbs.
We use them to…
**balance blood sugar
**relax an overexcited nervous system
**address symptoms of colds and the flu (especially with signs of heat)
Herbal energetics is a profound and effective way to explore the world of herbs, but it's not always the obvious path. Many people get stuck using herbs unsuccessfully because they are Google-guessing or blindly throwing every herb at a problem!
It's my passion to help people to successfully use herbs so they can be empowered in their own health. After over a decade of study I know how powerful herbal energetics can be. Thank you for being interested in going back to our roots and learning about herbal energetics.
Register for the FREE webinar by clicking on the link below and get 6 recipe cards as a bonus.
See you there!
In this brand new video training, John Gallagher and I will show you a proven way to learn about herbs… that requires NO memorization or book study.
Watch it for FREE and download your herbal roadmap from the link below.