Make your own body care products and herbal remedies!
On September 12/9 & 26/09, we will teach basic principles of herb
therapy: how we use herbs for therapies, we will analyse oils and
essential oils or tinctures and flower remedies or creams or compresses,
poultices, syrups etc.
We will also present 3 herbs that grow
in Crete with their properties: aloe vera, chamomile and dittany. We
will also make all together antibacterial soaps which you then may keep
as a gift!!! We will also send you all relevant notes! Join us! It's fun
and so much useful you don't believe!
4 pm: Welcome drink and cookies
4:15 pm - 6:00 pm Part A (Introduction), Part B - Herbs: Part B – Herbs: Aloe vera, dittany, chamomile
6 pm: Interval with herb teas
6:15 pm - 7:30 pm: Part C - Cosmetics: Anti bacterial soap (mix of
oils, milfoil and lime teas, calendula flower, paprika, essential oil
Content of Workshop:
Part A- Introduction
- What is a herb,
- How we cultivate, collect and preserve herbs,
- How we use herbs (the particiapants will choose one unit among the following: 1) teas, poultices/compresses, syrups, teas, gargles, bath, inhalation, 2)
teas, dipped oils, essential oils, 3) teas, tinctures, flower remedies,
4) teas, beewax, cosmetic creams. All units will be given in notes, no
matter which unit will be taught).
- Herbs for pregnancy and children
Part B - Presentation of specific herbs of Crete
Herbal remedies for specific problems
Preparation of natural cosmetics