speaker-info

Maria Noel Groves

Wintergreen Botanicals

Storey Publishing

Maria Noël Groves, RH (AHG), registered clinical herbalist, runs Wintergreen Botanicals, an herbal clinic and education center nestled in the pine forests of Bear Brook State Park in Allenstown, New Hampshire. She is certified by Michael Moore’s Southwest School of Botanical Medicine, a registered professional herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild, and has also completed Rosemary Gladstar’s advanced training program and Lichenwood Herbals’ flower essence practitioner training. Her business is devoted to education and empowerment via classes, health consultations, and writing. She is the author of Body into Balance: An Herbal Guide to Holistic Self-Care. Learn more about Groves and herbs at www.WintergreenBotanicals.com.

Maria will be speaking at the Maryland, Pennsylvania Fairs

Workshops

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Natural Stress Relief and Energizing Herbs

Who couldn’t use a little less stress and more energy? Learn about how useful herbs can be for this. Maria Noel Groves helps you choose from the myriad of stress-busting and energizing adaptogen herbs to pick out the best ones for your specific needs. She covers several herbs, including brain-boosting gotu kola, calm-energizing ashwagandha, zippy rhodiola, and blood-sugar balancing holy basil. Groves also shares safety information and which of these herbs grow easily in northeastern gardens.
Natural Health

Available In:

Maryland, Saturday 11:30-12:30 p.m., Mother Earth News Stage
Pennsylvania, Workshop time to be determined

Hands-on: Make Your Own Herbal Bonbons

Enjoy herbal medicine in a tasty, satisfying snack! In this workshop, Maria Noel Groves will show you how to mix and roll herbal powders into nut butter and honey. Learn how to easily craft your own bonbons for energy, stress support, longevity, vitality, heart health, cognition, nutrition, and more! Note: An extra pass is required for this workshop. Space is limited, get your passes today
Real Foods Natural Health Hands On

Available In:

Maryland, Saturday 5:00-6:00 p.m., Hands-On Demonstrations

Growing and Using Peaceful Herbs

Learn how to grow wonderful and beautiful herbs in your garden that promote peace: aiding sleep, boosting mood, quelling anxiety, and encouraging calm energy. Maria Noel Groves discusses some of her favorite peaceful herbs for the backyard garden, including several appropriate for container gardening. She focuses on favorites that include holy basil, gotu kola, roses, lemon balm, blue vervain, skullcap, lavender, California poppy, valerian, and motherwort, and she touches on the many other great herbs that you can grow locally.
Natural Health

Available In:

Pennsylvania, Workshop time to be determined

Brain-Boosting Herbs

Feeling foggy lately? Learn about some amazing, safe herbs that enhance brain circulation, reduce the effects of stress, energize, and provide proven memory-enhancing effects. Maria Noel Groves also discusses helpful foods and lifestyle techniques to keep your brain running top-notch whether you're a student, a busy parent, or are approaching old age and have concerns about mental decline.
Natural Health Keynote

Available In:

Maryland, Sunday 2:00-3:00 p.m., Mother Earth Living Stage
Pennsylvania, Workshop time to be determined