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Herbal Workshop: Spring Ephemerals

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Name: Herbal Workshop: Spring Ephemerals
Date: April 29, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT
Event Description:
Join herbalist Amy Shea for a day exploring Wisconsin’s lovely spring ephemeral plants.

In the Morning
We will identify and focus our attention on three Spring Ephemerals:

~Wisconsin’s state flower, the wood violet (Viola sororia)
~Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)
~Trilium (Trillium grandiflorum)

What will we talk about:
~Plant characteristics and habitat preferences
~Each plant’s medicinal properties
~Practical use history and modern day research findings
~Contraindications, possible side effects, and cautionary information
~Most common applications for use
~Any herbal folklore and plant spirit wisdom
~We will take time to sit and connect with each of these plants.

We will break for a nourishing lunch prepared for us on site by Donna Justin.

The Afternoon portion of the day will include:
~Discussion on making herbal teas also called tisanes
~We will discuss the difference between an herbal tea, an herbal infusion and an decoction.
~You will have the opportunity to blend your own, which you will get to keep

All materials and lunch are included in this class.

Justin Trails Resort
7452 Kathryn Avenue
Sparta WI 54656
Date/Time Information:
Sunday April 29 from 10:00 - 3:00
Contact Information:
Dawn Justin
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