Two herbalists will be offering classes in upcoming weeks in January and February at the Superstition Mountain Museum. Natalija Kyle, a clinical herbalist, Holistic Healthcare practitioner, yoga teacher, Reiki Master, and spiritual coach, will be offering the following classes:
Intro to Herbal Medicine
This class is for people who have ever wondered how to use herbs as medicine. This class will discuss how and why herbs are used as “medicine,” and safe and effective ways to use them. Simple recipes will be shared that can be used to create herbal medicine at home. Cost: $25 per person. Registration required in advance. When: Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Kitchen Medicine 101
Most of the herbs and spices used today in cooking have been used for hundreds of years, not only for added flavor, but also for their healing abilities. Cost: $25 per person. Registration required in advance. When: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Dennis Ellingson, also known as, “the herb guy,” is an herbalist and a forager. He is also the author of several books including best sellers “God’s Healing Herbs,” “God’s Wild Herbs,” and “The Herb Guy’s Cookbook.”
Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West
Students will take an easy walking tour of the Superstition Museum grounds as Dennis explains what plants grow here and how they were, and still are, used for culinary and medicinal purposes. There will be time for Q&A plus edible and topical samples of the Southwest plants that grow in the area. Cost: $25 per person. Advance registration required. When: Saturday, Feb. 17, 9 a.m.-noon.