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Herbs to the rescue!

Bumps, bites and bruises are all part of summer!

Learn to identify 20+ botanicals along the trails at WEI to use for natural first aid care.

Herbs to the rescue! 

Bumps, bites and bruises are all part of the outdoor summer experience. Did you know there are sundry botanicals along the trail to help you with basic first aid scenarios? Learn to identify at least 20 wild plants, shrubs and trees…herbs to the rescue!

Acquire skills to create your own herbal first aid kit with Master Herbalist Gigi Stafne in this fun outdoor course. Open to beginners and beyond. Dress for the weather, wear shoes for light walking, bring a water bottle and notebook.

When: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where: WEI’s Amador Hill Farm and Orchard, 15715 River Road, North Branch MN

Instructor: Gigi Stafne MH, ND; from Green Wisdom School of Natural and Botanical Medicine

Registration Fee: $40




This class can be used by participants in a WEI Certificate in Herbalism and Environmental Health.  It can also be applied for  clinical credit hours in the Master Herbalism Program (Green Wisdom School of Natural and Botanical Medicine). For more information on the Master Herbalism Program please contact Gigi at gigigreenwisdom@gmail.com.

Objectives of the Class:

  1. Acquire knowledge of top spring and summer health concerns
  2. Learn the basics of creating your own natural first aid kit
  3. Identify 20 plants in the wild for practical seasonal first aid purposes

Instructor Bio:

Gigi Stafne MH, ND is an enthusiastic educator, activist and writer in the health justice and natural medicine fields  She is faculty at the Women’s Environmental Institute, Director of the Green Wisdom School of Natural & Botanical Medicine and former Executive Director of Herbalists Without Borders International.   Earth ethics, ecology, sustainability and environmental health are woven into every level of her organizing and teaching for the past 30+ years.


*Students taking Herbs for First Aid should also check out our morning course on the same day: Natural Approaches to Lyme Disease and Co-Infections