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Creating a Herbal First Aid Kit
Sat, 10 June 2017, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Learn how to make your own herbal first aid kit to have on hand for treks out into the woods or your backyard. We will talk about the medicinal plants used in the kit, what they’re medicinal properties are how to use them and together assemble a kit including: a wound salve, insect sting remedy, wound powder. You will leave with a list of items to stock your first aid kit, how to identify common plants used in first aid, the products made together in class and a new way to treat cuts, stings and bruises.
Instructor Bio: Rebecca Singer is a Medical Herbalist, combining modern scientific understanding of herbs and health with the traditional knowledge of healing. Rebecca has been working with plants as an avid gardener, artist, and educator for the past fifteen years. She is especially interested in the co-evolutionary relationship we have with plants, sustainable practices, and the places that art and healing intersect. Having recently moved from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast she has been enjoying exploring this lush new landscape of medicinal plants.