Wise Weeds Botanicals

Thursday, August 03, 2006

Herbal & Aromatherapy Workshops: August & September 2006

Beads N Botanicals, 227 S. Market St., Hoopeston, IL 60942

Herbal & Aromatherapy Workshops

Introduction to Aromatherapy: $10, 1 hour
August 8, 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday September 5, 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday

Secrets of Herbal Teas & Tinctures:
The differences between a cup of tea and medicinal teas. How to prepare a medicinal herb tea. Tinctures versus Teas. $10, 1 ½ hours (Ten person limit)
August 15, 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday

Overcoming Stress Herbally:
Find out about alternative approaches to overcoming stress.
Distinguish between different types of stress: resulting from overwork, physical injury or emotional upset. Information about appropriate herbs and essential oils and other natural aids.
$10 1 hour (Ten person limit)
August 22, 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday

Introduction to Natural Perfumery Parts I & II:
Ever wanted to make your own special perfume? By the end of this class, you will have constructed your own “Designer” scent…with you as the designer! $55, four hours total (plus two 15-minute breaks). Includes all materials.

Part I: Basic Safety Tips, Use of carrier oils. Use of alcohol. Proportions for blending. Blending essential oils to aid health and healing.

Part II: Designing a perfume blend. Tips on developing a recipe. Proportions for blending. Making a blend.
August 26: 1 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Sunday

Keeping Healthy With Kitchen Herbs:
Learn about common kitchen herbs and spices that can contribute to your health and that of your family. Staying healthy can taste great!
$10, 1 hour (Ten person limit)
September 19, 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday

Origami for Kids( Paper Folding) Workshop

Introduction to Origami
Learn how to make the traditional Japanese crane, peace dove and frog using colorful papers and the simple but fun paperfolding techniques developed by the Japanese. Great for kids of all ages, but especially for kids 8 years of age and older. $8.00, 1 hour, including all materials. (Five person limit)
August 12: 11 a.m.-12 p.m Saturday September 9: 11 a.m.-12 p.m Saturday


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