Herbs for Pain & Advanced Salves

Herbs for Pain & Advanced Salves

Herbs for Pain & Advanced Salves

Saturday, February 24 at 10 AM – 3 PM

Shakti in the Mountains
409 E Unaka Ave, Johnson City, Tennessee 37601

Fine-tune your Pain-Relieving Salves!

Beloved Native American instructor, Cindi Quay, returns to TN to share from her traditional teachings and years of experience in herbal products business, Cindi’s Sacred Garden. We will dive deeper into teachings of salves for topical application, fine-tuning issues we may have encountered along the way.

Class includes:
• study of selected of Native pain relief herbs
• which plant allies work together to address pain
• therapeutic strategies: warming, cooling, circulating…
• salve recipes: base oil selection, infusions methods
• hands-on salve making demonstration
• troubleshooting/ advanced tips: bring your questions!

Everyone will leave with a freshly made jar of salve as well as ample handouts of selected plants and salve recipes.

This class will guide you in:
• plant suggestions for this year’s garden
• products to create for loved ones to enjoy
• raising the quality of your herbal-product business

Cindi will also be available on Friday, Feb 23 from 4-7pm at Appalachian Acupuncture for personal herbal consultations. Please call to schedule: 423-928-9394.

Tickets are $45. Class is limited to 18 students.
Please click ‘Tickets’ to reserve your spot!
(Paypal and debit cards accepted)

Plant Identity Walk & Preparing Medicinal Oils and Salves

Plant Identity Walk & Preparing Medicinal Oils and Salves

Plant Identity Walk & Preparing Medicinal Oils and Salves

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 11 AM – 4 PM

The Nolichucky Gorge Campground
101 Jones Branch Rd, Erwin, Tennessee 37650

Join Abby Artemisia, HERBalachia faculty member, in a two-part class along the beautiful Nolichucky River

This hands-on class starts out with a gentle stroll introducing you to native plants in our Appalachian region. We will discuss the medicinal value of the plants along with the parts used in medicine making, ethical harvesting, and identification tips. Please bring a journal for notes, comfortable walking shoes, water, and rain gear.

Start your own herbal medicine cabinet with this hands-on aspect of our workshop. Abby will teach you about the ingredients and methods for making herbal oils and salves and their various uses. There’s a lot more than you might think, from culinary or therapeutic, to cosmetic. These could make a great homemade gift, too. You will go home with a salve you helped create and empowered with the knowledge to make your own salves with an understanding of local plants and their medicinal uses along with a detailed handout with instructions and recipes. Please bring a container to place your salve in.
* Learn local plants and their medicinal uses
* Learn to make herbal salves and oils for healing scrapes, bites, and burns
* Learn which work best for tension, pain, dryness, and swelling

Cost is $40, and class is full at 15 participants.
Rerserve your spot by registering below.

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