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Are you a nature lover who spends much time outside? Tick bites bothering you? Concerned about Lyme Disease and Co-infections? Learn how to support your body naturally from prevention you can use to herbs for short and long term care if you’re worried about Lyme Disease or have been impacted by this condition. 

When: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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

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

Registration Fee: $40


Full Course Description:

Do you spend much time outdoors? Are you concerned about the implications of Lyme Disease and other co-infections? Learn to support your body naturally with botanicals from herbs for prevention before you head outside, to caring for actual bites and what to do if you have a Lyme diagnosis. Also, natural approaches for longer term symptoms if you’ve already had a Lyme diagnosis. Join Gigi Stafne, a Master Herbalist and Naturopath who has been helping people with Lyme Disease and co-infections in CAM clinical settings and teaching venues in the Upper Midwest U.S. for decades.

Objectives of the Class:

  1. Acquire foundational knowledge about ticks, Lyme Disease and Co-infections.
  2. Develop prevention methods for health, tips for actual tick bites, acute and long term care

   when Lyme Diagnosis is present.

  1. Gather timely information about natural and botanical medicines for Lyme.


This class can be used by participants in  WEI’s Herbalism and Environmental Health Certificate Program. . 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.

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 Natural Approaches to Lyme Disease and Co-infections should also check out our afternoon course on the same day: Herbs for First Aid