Herbalism for Everyday Use
People have been using natural remedies for ailments throughout human civilization. Recently, herbalism is gaining popularity again. Learn from a master herbalist how to use herbs, plants and essential oils to address a variety of ailments.
|Categories||Community Classes for Adults | Youth and Community Programs|
|Series||Community Classes for Adults|
Thursday, May 30, 2019
239 Water Street
May 30, 2019 through June 20, 2019
This class meets Thursdays from 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Who Should Attend
Adults wanting to know more about natural remedies.
Using natural remedies for prevention and wellness
This hands-on class taught by horticulturist, master herbalist and gardener, Erin LaFaive, will give you a great foundation in herbalism. Learning will take place in the classroom, but you’ll also get to explore the beautiful UW-Eau Claire campus by going on plant identification walks. You’ll leave this class with samples as well as the knowledge to make products at home.
You will learn about:
- herbs for vitality
- keeping a healthy immune system
- salve making
Erin started gardening as a child in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin and has always been captivated by plants. She began her self-studies in herbalism as a teenager, and in 2015, started formal training with Gigi Stafne of Green Wisdom School of Natural and Botanical Medicine. With over 10 years of experience in the horticulture field, she is now a certified Master Herbalist who wants to use her knowledge of herbs to help others. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Erin also volunteers as chairperson on the Board of Directors for Herbalists Without Borders.