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Wilderness First Aid and Herbal Remedies from Wild Alaskan Plants

  • AnamCara 66665 Fry Court Homer, AK, 99603 United States (map)

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.

June 8th 9:30-5:30pm at AnamCara

Cost: Adult/$70 Child/$40

Nancy Lee-Evans, MA, PhD  love of foraging, preparation and use of Alaska plants is an outflow of 30 years of 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 spiritual development and healing grounded in Celtic tradition located in Homer.