Folk Medicine with Calendula: Flower Power for Sensitive Skin

Make your own luxurious face creams + oils using the choicest herb for supporting sensitive skin and soft tissue, calendula!

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Make your own luxurious face creams + oils using the choicest herb for supporting sensitive skin and soft tissue, calendula! Participants will take home a treasure of richly herb infused products for gently soothing and caring for skin without essential oils. We’ll discuss calendula for everyday use and for addressing issues such as dermatitis and candida. Calendula is an essential herb for sensitive skin and a beneficial plant for the garden. We’ll discuss various folk methods of crafting with this easy-to-grow herb. Together we’ll make medicine that can be applied to the most delicate regions of the body, and that is appropriate for all ages, from babies to elders. Participants will learn folk medicine techniques that can be applied to other herbs as well.

Beginners welcome. Ages 18+

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Self-described "folk herbalist" Emily Reudink makes it easy to dip your toes into folk herbalism. She'll break down beneficial properties, processing how-to's and pro-tips to get you started on crafting your own herbal remedies in no time.