Have you ever had the experience of feeling uplifted after the perfect cup of tea? Do you feel connected to plants? Can you imagine expressing your creativity, deepening connection, and helping yourself and others by crafting healing herbal remedies? Creating a home apothecary can be safe, easy, and affordable for anyone with the desire for self-resilience. In this interactive workshop, you will find medicine making demystified and the gates of healing open to you.
Build a solid foundation in the language of medicine making, establishing a shared vocabulary as you begin this journey into creating your own apothecary. Learn the fundamentals of sourcing and gathering herbs – guidelines and ethics, as well as how to dry herbs to maintain their medicinal potency and quality.
Crafting healing tea is an essential skill of medicine making. Learn how to make nourishing infusions, medicinal infusions, acute-care stovetop teas, and tisanes. Learn which infusion method to use in different situations as well as how to incorporate routines of tea-making into your daily rhythms.
Learn how to make herbal vinegar extractions, vinegar elixirs, and oxymels, exploring the nourishing aspects of plant medicine and how to both make and incorporate this foundational healing into your daily habits.
In this workshop, you will learn how to:
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During this virtual workshop, Suzanna will demonstrate these medicine making processes, including how to craft a tea blend using specific herbs for common ailments. The fun begins when we craft a tea blend as a group so you can carry home the magic of this medicine.
In this fun and interactive workshop, learn how easy and accessible making your own medicine can be!
About Suzanna Stone
Suzanna Stone is a teacher and practicing clinical herbalist with over twenty years of experience in herbal medicine, traditional foodways, and plant spirit medicine. She was raised in a home where plant medicine and whole foods were integral parts of health, which set the foundation for her life’s work in herbal medicine. Suzanna teaches at a broad range of herb schools and conferences throughout the country. In 2008, she founded Owlcraft Healing Ways, an outdoor school of herbal medicine based in Scottsville, VA, amongst the Blue Ridge foothill’s beautiful nature and medicinal offerings. Her goal is to help facilitate the abilities of her students, clients, and each person she meets to gain direct connection with the plants and autonomy of self and healing.