Native Plant Classes 2017 Schedule pending
Medicinal Plant Classes at Naturalives Day Spa by Peri Lee
Hands on interactive classes!!! Generally limited to 14 people or less
Medicinal Plants of Joshua Tree Introductory Class
Addresses the core plants and how to harvest them. This is a hands on class where you can smell, feel and understand the uses for each plant.
Medicinal Plants of Joshua Tree 2
Expanding on the first class, this 1.5 hour class will cover more of the local desert medicinal herbs, their uses, identification, and conservation status.
11/9 Herbs for Body Workers
Designed for body-workers but open to anyone, this 1.5 hour class will focus on external applications of herbs to address aches, inflammation, and pain. We will talk about many local desert plants and their pain relieving properties, and the use of herbal baths, poultices, salves, liniments, and oils. We will also go over internal herbs for pain, inflammation, and muscular-skeletal health. Body workers will leave ready to incorporate herbs into their massage practice.
Winter Wellness $30 includes material fee
This 1.5 hour workshop is dedicated to keeping you healthy this winter! In this class we will drink winter fortifying tea, discuss common winter-health related herbs, seasonal nutrition and recipes, common cold, seasonal depression, and winter ailment remedies, and theories on maintaining heath this winter. We will also make fire cider; students will go home with their own jar of this great winter health remedy!
Medicine Making 101 $50
Students go home with their own salve and tincture and medicine making instructional booklet (Limit to 10 students)
In this 2 hour beginners workshop we will cover basic medicine making skills. We will learn to make infusions, decoctions, salves and infused oils, poultices, tinctures, and discuss other ways to take your herbs!
Registration and payment in advance required. Call Naturalives at 760 865-0901 or stop by.