Learn the identification and therapeutic value of local wild plants that have been traditionally used for emergency first aid. Gain hands-on experience with various methods of using these wild herbal remedies – oils, salves, tinctures, poultice, infusion, and decoction. Handouts on this information will be provided.
Through in-field comparison or photos as needed, differentiate from toxic plants that may be a source of confusion and the ethics of proper gathering practices.
Discuss drying/storing options and the importance of labeling.
Make oil and tincture from the plants gathered.
People love this workshop, so come prepared to have a really good time!
Cost: Adult/$70 Child/$40
Location: AnamCara 66665 Fry Ct., Homer, AK 99603
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Nancy Lee-Evans, MA, PhD - Love of foraging, preparation and use of Alaska plants is an outflow of 30 years of Nancy’s work as a healer. She apprenticed with master Alaskan herbalist Janice Schofield in 1996 and began co-teaching plant retreats with Janice in 2002. Nancy now teaches through AnamCara, her program of Celtic spiritual tradition and healing located in Homer.