Exploring Elder and the Medicines of Winter

Exploring Elder and the Medicines of Winter


November 8 | 6pm

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This small and humble tree has been adored for centuries by healers for it’s potent medicine. Made from both the fruit and the flower, the elder offers healing energies for a multitude of ailments, including the dreaded influenza virus.

In addition to her healing gifts,the elder is steeped in mystery and folklore, and legends abound of the old woman whose spirit embodies the tree.

This workshop will explore the folklore and myth of the Elder, discuss the many medicinal uses of the tree, and offer participants an chance to work with the spirit and healing properties. Students will assist in making a traditional elderberry syrup to help ease the colds and flus of winter.

Students will also craft a magical amulet using the wood of the elder, and will have the opportunity to charge and bless the amulet in a ritual setting.

Class is limited to 8 participants to ensure a hands-on, interactive experience.

Please be aware that Three Leaf Farm is a working farm. Animals may be in the class space. Students are welcome to bring their own food and drink.
Cancellations within two weeks of the class are not refundable for any reason.