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Expert Q&A: Intro to Creating Your Own Tinctures and Salves
June 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tincture: an extract of plant or animal material dissolved in ethanol
Salve: an ointment used to promote healing of the skin or as protection.
How wonderful would it be to be able to create your own herbal remedies? Even better if it was using ingredients from your very own garden!
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Becky started her crazy love affair with all things homesteading while growing up on a farm in central New Jersey. After getting her B.S. in Plant and Soil Science from the University of Vermont, and her Masters in Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State she moved to Asheville, NC, to explore all the amazing work being done in this beautiful bioregion. She teaches primitive skills classes like spoon carving, and is the founder of the Sassafras School of Appalachian Plantcraft. You can get Becky’s take on folk magic, rewilding and local plantlore by visiting her Blood and Spicebush blog.