Traditional medicinal use of "Boneset".
Teri Heinichen Owens, RN, BSN, MS, began her training as a critical care nurse in Chicago in 1983. She has studied herbal healing arts since 1995 and has completed her master's-equivalent degree in herbal and Chinese medicine. She has taught a variety of herb classes to all ages at area grammar schools and in the field. She is the founder of Eco Kids, a children's learning program focusing on herbal facts and lore, medicine making and Earth ecology. She is co-founder of Laughing Lady Bug Botanicals, and the originator of the original Midwest Herb Fest.
Ask us about our "Custom Herbal Classes".
We have designed and presented programs for many different groups including:
After School Programs
Past workshop examples
The Beauty of Nature:
Learn about the historical uses of topical herbal products. Discussion of traditional methods of using herbs topically. Learn to hand craft salve blends, using herbs and essential oils.
Cooking with Herbs:
In this class we will prepare a lunch of personal pizzas (or spaghetti, salad, and garlic bread). Students will make their own custom herbal blend from spices found in the kitchen, while learning about the historical and medicinal uses of these herbs to promote wellness and healthy digestion.
Come spend an afternoon learning about the historical uses of cosmetics. In this class we will discuss traditional cosmetic making techniques and custom blend our own beauty lotions, using herbs and essentials oils.
Cooking with healing herbs in your kitchen We will prepare a lunch of spaghetti,
salad, and garlic
bread. Students will make their own custom herbal blends from
spices found the kitchen, while learning about the historical and medicinal
uses of these herbs to promote wellness and healthy digestion.
Cold and Flu Fixers:
Herbal teas and baths to support wellness Make your own
custom herbal tea and bath blends while learning about the plants
historically used to promote wellness during the cold and flu season.
Home for the
Zoomballs and Chai
tea Make energy bars/balls and custom Chai tea
blends, choosing ingredients with historically medicinal properties that
support health and vitality during the busy holiday season.