Herbal First-Aid Kit Workshop
Learn how to make your own herbal first aid kit to have on hand for treks out into the woods or your own backyard. During the workshop will be building our own herbal first aid kits, which each participant will get to take home at the end of the day. All materials are included in the workshop fees.
We will begin with a walk through the garden and an overview of medicinal plants that can commonly found growing around us and how to use them for minor first aid situations.
Together we will making a tincture, salve, a wound powder, and disinfectant spray for your first aid kit. Some additional preparations, will be provided and reviewed to add to our basic kits.
You will leave the class with a fully stocked first aid kit with various herbal preparations made in class, fresh herbs to be dried and added to the kit and the knowledge of how to identify and use common plants used in first aid. Basic Aliments the Kit will be used for include:
• Cuts and scrapes
• Sunburns/ Minor Burns
• Insect bites/stings
• Contact rashes
• Upset stomach/Nausea
• Muscle aches
• Bleeding and Bruises
• Poison Ivy and Poison Oak rash
• Sore throat, colds, upper respiratory problems
Detailed notes and a list of comprehensive enhancements for the kit will be provided.