|I signed up for herbal lore through the Savvy Author's web site. If you write historical fiction, I think this is a must. I copied this from their sight, and have added the link below. I can't wait!|
Herbal Lore and the Historic Medicinal Uses of Herbs
Instructor: Beth Trissel. Schedule for March 2013 workshop on Herbal Lore and The Historic Medicinal Uses of Herbs Week One: Monday, March 11th: Introduction to the workshop and meet & greet. First Session, Tuesday, March 12th: 'What can kill can cure' but definitely kill and watch out for werewolves: Aconite (Wolfsbane, Monkshood) Second Session, Thursday March 14th: For protection from spells and enchantment, the sacred, healing herbs: Agrimony, Angelica, and Mistletoe Week Two: First Session, Tuesday March 19th: How witches flew, what made Juliet slumber, and the screaming roots in Harry Potter: Belladonna (deadly nightshade), and Mandrake Second Session, Thursday March 21st: Promote true love, calm nervous hysteria, anoint your feet for courage: Basil, Betony, and Chamomile Week Three: First Session, Tuesday March 26th: Faery gloves, Love potions, and the sweetest scent on earth: Foxglove, heartsease (violas) and Lavender Second Session, Thursday March 28th: 'Draw evil humours out of the head' Comfort the stomach, and 'cleanse the blood': Marigold (Calendula) Mint (including pennyroyal) and catnip Week Four: First Session, Tuesday April 2nd: “Are you going to Scarborough Fair?”: Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme Second Session, Thursday April 4th: The wisdom of Native Americans and The Granny Women: Birch, Bergamot, Pokeroot, Willow, Slippery elm, Elderberry, Yarrow…Plus Herbal Cures and The Granny Women Last session, Friday April 5th: Knock yourself out and Ward off the Plague: Dwale, an Old-English Antiseptic, and The Vinegar of the Four Thieves And an opportunity for final sharing from participants.
|WHEN:||Mar 11, 2013 - Apr 7, 2013|
|COST:||$15 for Premium Members|
$25 for Basic Members
Cancellation policy: Registrations are non-refundable except when the workshop is cancelled by Savvy Authors.
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