Elecampane: From Harvest to Remedy
Elecampane (Inula helenium) has been used for generations to strengthen lungs and digestion, tone the mucus membranes and act as an anti-viral. In this session, become a virtual participant in a live autumn harvest of this beautiful plant. From here, we will proceed to putting up a tincture and preparing the root for drying. We’ll take a comprehensive look at the medicinal and other uses of this herb while we process the plant into a useable final product.
3 learning objectives:
- How to correctly identify elecampane
- Proper harvesting and processing techniques
- Medicinal and other uses of Inula helenium