DIY Infused Oil Recipe in Organic Life Magazine!

So unbelievably stoked for this article that just came out in Organic Life Magazine! The profile also includes a recipe on how to make your own floral-infused botanical hair & body oil so be sure to check it out on my blog!

One correction worth mentioning: I was finally able to overcome my dependence on western meds for recurrent (and severe) poison ivy that plagued my northeastern youth with the miracle that is Jewelweed {Impatiens capensis}, also known as poison ivy’s antidote. This herb was one of the first to instill my faith in plant medicine when I drank & doused myself in it before harvesting Hawthorne berries from an ivy patch as part of my first herbal apprenticeship. After having poison ivy twice already that summer [both times in my eyes], I was certain I’d be doomed – but alas! Despite my skepticism, the Jewelweed protected me perfectly. Endless thanks to all of my herbal teachers & schools who are mentioned here ~ this lineage is built on the minds & skills of knowledge keepers that pave the way for each new generation of healers

How to Make a Healing Body Oil in Your Slow Cooker

Medicinal Tinctures Workshop at Paiko

Join us at the lovely botanically-themed Paiko shop in Kaka’ako next Wednesday for a class on the art of crafting medicinal tinctures. I will cover the basics of making this kind of medicine at home, and everyone will get to create their own healing vinegar tonic!

Wednesday, October 29th | 6:30 – 8pm | Paiko | 275 Auahi Street | Kaka’ako | Honolulu

Rooted Honey

|| ROOTED HONEY ||

Tonight’s late night alchemy = a healing food + medicine that is wonderful to have at home!
To make:
• Finely chop a handful of fresh garlic, ginger + turmeric.
• Add a bit of honey and pound in a mortar to release the fresh juice.
• Pour into a clean jar and fill with honey; mix well. • Dose: Take a teaspoon daily (or spread on toast) to prevent infections, or 3 spoonfuls to treat them.

All of these ingredients are potent healers! GARLIC protects the heart, aids circulation, prevents viral infections + clears sickness from the lungs. GINGER aids digestion, stimulates circulation, and soothes coughs, colds + flu. TURMERIC improves liver function, relieves inflammation, and fights infections. HONEY is antiseptic + nutritive.

Elixir Alchemy Workshop :: The Art of Infusions

• Please join us at the end of Waiomao Road for an evening class on how to make healing herbal oils for internal & external use. Create your own oil to take home and enjoy a potluck dinner while the … Continue reading

Hawaiian Medicinal Plants Class Nov. 16!

Hawaiian Medicinal Plants: Gathering Protocols & Uses with David Bruce Leonard
• November 16th, 2013 | 10am – 12pm & 2pm – 4pm
• This is a free day of class on protocols involved in gathering local plants and their medicinal uses. David Bruce Leonard, highly esteemed herbalist, will be visiting from Maui to teach this event.
• The class will be hosted by Geobunga’s new Kaka’ako location
at 630 Ala Moana Blvd in Honolulu, Oahu

www.earthmedicineinstitute.com
www.geobunga.com

 

Medicine Garden Workshop

• October 12th, 2013 | Sessions at 9am & 2pm (same content both sessions)
• This is a free hour-long class in which I will be discussing various ways to use common medicinal herbs that you can easily cultivate in your garden.
• Hosted by Geobunga | 4299 Lawehana St | Honolulu, HI 96818 | www.geobunga.com
• No signup required