Herbal Remedies for Stress & Anxiety
Apr
10
6:00 PM18:00

Herbal Remedies for Stress & Anxiety

In the busy city life we lead, stress and anxiety can sneak up on us in ways we don’t realize! Herbal medicine can give us wonderful tools to help us cope with emotional, physical and environmental stressors. Come learn a handful of herbs to help you feel calm, centered, and more relaxed. In this class we will try some of these herbs in different forms (teas & tinctures), practice some breathing techniques with essential oils, and each make a tincture to take home to suit our needs.  

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Herbal Honeys and Vinegar
Apr
17
7:00 PM19:00

Herbal Honeys and Vinegar

Sipping vinegars and herbal honeys have been used for centuries, historically used for preserving fruits and herbs but it also creates a delicious beverage! You can combine the two to make an oxymel, which is part sugar part acid (usually honey and apple cider vinegar) which extracts the herbal qualities and nutritional content differently than when you make teas. It makes a tasty herbal concoction that you can sip on its own, add to soda water or make mocktails/cocktails with it!

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May
15
7:00 PM19:00

The World of Bitters

We’ve all heard of bitters in cocktails, but what are they and how do you make them? Before the cocktail was created, bitters were used as a tonic to help with certain health concerns. Bitters are composed of various barks, roots, flowers, berries, seeds and alcohol and can be used to flavor drinks or used for other health purposes!

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May
26
1:00 PM13:00

Herbal Honeys and Vinegars

Sipping vinegars and herbal honeys have been used for centuries, historically used for preserving fruits and herbs but it also creates a delicious beverage! You can combine the two to make an oxymel, which is part sugar part acid (usually honey and apple cider vinegar) which extracts the herbal qualities and nutritional content differently than when you make teas. It makes a tasty herbal concoction that you can sip on its own, add to soda water or make mocktails/cocktails with it!

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Aphrodisiac Tincture Making
Feb
7
7:00 PM19:00

Aphrodisiac Tincture Making

During this month of love come learn about aphrodisiac potions! We will talk about various herbs that have been historically used as aphrodisiacs and Angela Renzetti, from Moonlight Medicine, will teach you what a tincture is and how to make them for yourself. Attendees will each make one custom tincture in class to take home.

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10 Herbs for Beginners
Feb
3
1:00 PM13:00

10 Herbs for Beginners

Get to know a handful of herbs well! In this class we will explore 10 herbs in depth: their taste, properties and function, differences in preparation, dosage and common ailments they are used for (indications). It’s recommended to take Intro to Herbalism along with this class. We will discuss Ashwaganda, Echinacea, Dandelion, Hawthorne, Holy Basil (Tulsi), Ginger, Licorice, Rose, St. John’s Wort and Skullcap.

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Introduction to Herbalism
Jan
20
1:00 PM13:00

Introduction to Herbalism

There is more to herbalism than just learning about herbs and their functions! In this 2-hour class, we will discuss ethics, differences in types of preparations of herbs and how to use them, storage & materials, how to understand literature (what is Materia Medica), some principles in diagnosing, resources and a few herbs to start you out with (Nettles, Calendula, Chamomile, Lemon Balm & Oats).

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Wellness Pop-up
Jan
18
4:00 PM16:00

Wellness Pop-up

Join us for an afternoon of wellness and relaxation! Hosted by Peti Boutique, Moonlight Medicine and wellnessbywillow will be offering services for the afternoon. I will be offering complimentary herbal medicine consultations using tongue & pulse diagnosis along with herbal tincture tastings.

Maia Willow of wellnessbywillow is a holistic esthetician with a background in natural skincare and massage. She will be offering complimentary skin consults and facial massage.

Peti Boutique is located in Wallingford and offers personalized, modern retail. They have a curated collection of home, fashion and jewelry items from independent designers and artists.

https://www.facebook.com/events/377984059673810/

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Herbs for Stress & Relaxation
Aug
25
3:30 PM15:30

Herbs for Stress & Relaxation

There are many herbs that can help not only relax but nourish your nervous system if you experience stress, anxiety or a low mood. During this class we will talk about properties, proper usage and herbal preparations for herbs like Ashwaganda, Lemon Balm and Rhodiola. We will taste some teas and make a medicinal honey for you to take home! No prior herbal experience necessary.

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Herbs for Women's Health
Jul
19
5:30 PM17:30

Herbs for Women's Health

In the busy city and modern life, as women I feel like we have lost our connection with our cycles and wombs. We shrug off having irregular cycles, debilitating pain, PMS, and low libidos as normal. We take medications for fertility, menopause and pain. Nature’s medicine is here for us! Herbal medicine has amazing gifts to restore women’s health back to balance. Come engage in conversation and learn about herbs that can be useful for female health. All are welcome, this is a safe space!

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Neighborhood Plant Walk
Jul
12
5:30 PM17:30

Neighborhood Plant Walk

Did you know in the city there are lots of the plants & weeds you pass by on the sidewalks can actually be used for herbal medicine? Come join this interactive class hosted by Angela Renzetti and Mattie Doan – we will walk to some areas in the neighborhood and identify plants, then head back to the shop to talk about their medicinal properties and taste the herbs as tea! No prior herbal knowledge needed, just come eager to learn!

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Herbs for Women's Health
Jun
14
5:30 PM17:30

Herbs for Women's Health

In the busy city and modern life, as women I feel like we have lost our connection with our cycles and wombs. We shrug off having irregular cycles, debilitating pain, PMS, and low libidos as normal. We take medications for fertility, menopause and pain. Nature’s medicine is here for us! Herbal medicine has amazing gifts to restore women’s health back to balance. Come engage in conversation and learn about herbs that can be useful for female health. All are welcome, this is a safe space!

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Jun
13
5:00 PM17:00

Herbalism Classes in the Park

Come join us for FREE herbalism classes in the Park.  Hosted by Cascade Playground in South Lake Union, we will be touring the Giving Garden, learning about herbs and making medicine together.  Dates are June 13th (Herbs for Stress & Relaxation), June 27th (Herbs for Immune Health) and July 11th (Herbs for Skin & Hair).  This is going to be so fun!  Check out the Facebook page check "Going" if you plan to attend!  

https://www.facebook.com/events/2145172955715591/

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Herbal Medicine 101
Jun
9
3:30 PM15:30

Herbal Medicine 101

This beginner’s class will introduce you to what herbalism is and learn about your first handful of herbs that I commonly use. We will talk about Materia Medica which includes the properties, naming, usage of the herbs – a few of my favorites include Nettles, Oat Buds, Dandelion and more to get your herbal medicine cabinet started! We will also talk about types of herbal preparations, terminology and resources for you. We will look at the herbs and also do some tasting! This class is intended for beginners but all are welcome.

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Herbal Medicine 101
May
26
3:30 PM15:30

Herbal Medicine 101

This beginner’s class will introduce you to what herbalism is and learn about your first handful of herbs that I commonly use. We will talk about Materia Medica which includes the properties, naming, usage of the herbs – a few of my favorites include Nettles, Oat Buds, Dandelion and more to get your herbal medicine cabinet started! We will also talk about types of herbal preparations, terminology and resources for you. We will look at the herbs and also do some tasting! This class is intended for beginners but all are welcome.

Class is $20, you must prepay to register.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/herbal-medicine-101-tickets-45456287981

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Herbs to Spring Clean Your System!
May
12
3:30 PM15:30

Herbs to Spring Clean Your System!

 

Spring is a common time for people to want to clean up their system from accumulations in the winter. There are many ways to cleanse the body by not stripping it completely of all vital nutrients through major detoxing! Gentle detoxification can be done by optimizing liver function and digestive health. We will learn a handful of herbs that can be helpful in this process including Dandelion, Burdock and Triphala (mostly Western herbs, but some Ayurvedic herbs as well). We will also address some East Asian dietary therapy that could be helpful during this time.

Cost of the class is $20. You must prepay to register for the class! 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/herbs-to-spring-clean-your-system-tickets-45455312062

 

 

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Rainbow Natural Spring Celebration
May
5
11:00 AM11:00

Rainbow Natural Spring Celebration

Every spring, Rainbow Natural Remedies has a health fair and it is so much fun!  There are lots of vendors like Uncle Harrys and Sea Witch Botanicals, who come and table, give out free samples and demos!  There's also great raffle prizes too!  I will be there from 2-5 PM doing free ear seed treatments (these are great for stress and anxiety, so come!) and I will do a demo for traditional liniment usage.  Come on by, it's FREE!

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Plant Medicine Concert w/Johanna Warren
May
2
8:00 PM20:00

Plant Medicine Concert w/Johanna Warren

Johanna Warren has invited Moonlight Medicine to be a part of her Plant Medicine Concert Tour!  Along with other herbalists, farmers and healers, we are coming together to share healing space together and raise awareness about what we do!  Check out the event on Facebook or Eventbrite <3  Tickets are around $10 and I will be selling some tinctures and other merch.

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Herbal Medicine 101
Apr
28
3:30 PM15:30

Herbal Medicine 101

This beginner’s class will introduce you to what herbalism is and learn about your first handful of herbs that I commonly use. We will talk about Materia Medica which includes the properties, naming, usage of the herbs – a few of my favorites include Nettles, Oat Buds, Dandelion and more to get your herbal medicine cabinet started!  We will also talk about types of herbal preparations, terminology and resources for you.  We will look at the herbs and also do some tasting! This class is intended for beginners but all are welcome.

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Chinese Herbal Medicine Basics
Mar
17
4:00 PM16:00

Chinese Herbal Medicine Basics

There is a lot to know about Chinese herbal medicine, so saying this class is “basic” will be quite the understatement! In this class we will talk about basic theory behind Chinese herbal medicine (we will discuss some basic principles we use in diagnosing like what is Yin/Yang, Excess/Deficient, Hot/Cold, Qi/Blood). We will also talk about some commonly used Chinese herbs, how they are prepared and administered, and we will look and taste a few herbs and formulas. You will leave with some knowledge about how Chinese herbal medicine works!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chinese-herbal-medicine-basics-tickets-43149674839

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Herbal Medicine 101
Mar
10
4:00 PM16:00

Herbal Medicine 101

This beginner’s class will introduce you to what herbalism is and learn about your first handful of herbs that I commonly use. We will talk mostly about Materia Medica which includes the properties, naming, usage of the herbs and different preparation methods – a few of my favorites include Nettles, Oat Buds, Dandelion and more to get your herbal medicine cabinet started! We will look at the herbs and also do some tasting! This class is intended for beginners but all are welcome.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/herbal-medicine-101-tickets-43148662812

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Aphrodisiac Herbs & Elixirs
Mar
3
4:00 PM16:00

Aphrodisiac Herbs & Elixirs

There are many herbs that can fuel a healthy libido and some are not just aphrodisiacs! Some herbs that promote stress reduction, a calm & clear mind and tonics can also be useful. In this class we will talk about a handful of herbs that can help boost your libido through circulation, stress reduction and tonics. We will be tasting teas & aphrodisiac elixirs and you will get recipes to take home with you. 

All are welcome regardless of their herbal knowledge but please note that in this class we will only cover a handful of herbs - taking Herbal Medicine 101, or another class that covers herbalism basics could be helpful in conjunction so that you have a better understanding of herbal preparation and properties of herbs but it is not necessary.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aphrodisiac-herbs-elixirs-tickets-43148320789

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