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Natural Botanicals: Wild Medicine Workshop

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Course Overview

Explore nature-based green medicines in this intensive botanical class.  You'll discover a bounty of foods and plants to use during the seasons and cycles of plant life to create your very own natural medicine kit, including over 30 botanical and herbal mixes and applications.  The course tailors to individual needs as we investigate specific applications of green medicines that resonate with your body type.  Learn how the solar and lunar cycles affect optimal wellness and how to craft herbal blends for cleansing and detox purposes useful in the sauna or during meditation.  Both wild and cultivated plants will be covered. This course is open to students ages 14+ if accompanied by an adult.

Required Tools

  • Hiking shoes and outdoor attire for short Plant ID hikes and explorations.
  • A tote bag or basket to carry your green medicines home in

Optional Tools

  • Materials are included in student material fee, however there may be time to prepare additional natural~botanical products. Students may optionally bring 6-8 extra sterile new or recycled glass bottles & jars to bring home additional tinctures, etc. Suggested colors:  amber, cobalt or clear (with or without droppers).  Sizes:  1/2 to 3 ounces


Sat, Jul 30th, 2022  –  Sun, Jul 31st, 2022

Course Details

Hours: 9am-5pm each day
Tuition: $200.00
Materials fee: $40.00

Meet the Instructor

North House Folk School photo of instructor, Gigi Stafne
Gigi Stafne
Chetek, WI

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Natural Botanicals: Wild Medicine Workshop