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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.


 
Location:
Justin Trails Resort
7452 Kathryn Avenue
Sparta WI 54656
Date/Time Information:
Sunday April 29 from 10:00 - 3:00
Contact Information:
Dawn Justin
Fees/Admission:
$75
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