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Mountain Wintu Herbs Class

Learn how to make Fire Infusion (Cider) w/Tumeric!

Learn how to make: Fire Infusion* (Cider) w/Turmeric When: Saturday, June 3, 2017 Time: 10 am to 1 pm Where: Strawhouse Resorts, Big Flat (20 miles west of Weaverville) Cost: $30 (includes all materials & you take home 4 oz Fire Cider!) RSVP: Julia at info@strawhouseresorts.com or 530-623-1990 Fire Infusion - Reported to dry up bronchial inflammation. Supports the immune system, and is great for getting rid of colds. Quickly drink a tablespoon and feel your lungs open up - feel everything open up. The tanginess of the apple cider vinegar moves congestion of the head, throat, lungs and digestive system. Turmeric is to move excess fluids in the body, and supports whole body health. About Your Herbalist - Ted Dawson, Native American Herbalist My grandmother is Nor Rel Muk Wintu, descendant of the first Californians. She has taught me about herbal healing and native plants since I was a child. I grew up in northern California, between Mt. Lassen and Mt. Shasta. Passion for the ways of my ancestors was reawakened through the 1980s in Santa Cruz, where I lived and finalized graduate work at University of California Santa Cruz as a Health Educator. After returning home in the 1990s, I acquired my master’s degree as an Ethnobotanist at Chico State University. In 2008, I completed a two-year Master Herbalist Certification Program at the Global College of Natural Medicine. I continue to advance my herbal expertise through Dr. Christopher’s School of Natural Healing, and by embracing the cultural ecological knowledges of my ancestors, the Wintu people of Northern California. I first began crafting tincture and salve for myself, using native Solomon’s Seal (Maianthemum, formally Smilacina) from my forested back yard. With this simple remedy from the earth, I recovered and avoided spinal neck surgery and steroid injections. Later, I added Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum), widely supported by research indicating health benefits. Today, my tinctures and salves combine both the original wildcraft harvested herbs and certified organic herbs. I sustainably dig roots, harvest leaves and flowers from the mountain with gratitude and prayer. For more info: http://mountainwintuherbs.org/
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  • June 3, 2017
  • 10:00AM - 1:00PM
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