speaker-info

Maria Noël Groves

Wintergreen Botanicals

Storey Publishing

http://wintergreenbotanicals.com

Maria Noël Groves is the author of Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies and Body into Balance. A clinical herbalist and herbal medicine teacher with more than two decades of experience, she’s also a registered professional member of the American Herbalists Guild. Groves writes for numerous publications, including the Herbal Academy’s The Herbarium, Taste for Life, Remedies, The Herb Quarterly, and MOTHER EARTH NEWS. She sees clients and teaches classes both from a distance and on location at her Wintergreen Botanicals in Allenstown, New Hampshire.

Maria will be speaking at the North Carolina, Pennsylvania Fairs

Workshops

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The Secret Lives of Garden Herbs: Their medicinal properties

Rosemary goes great with chicken, but did you know that it may also help stave off Alzheimer’s disease? Or that sage can help with hot flashes? Learn surprising ways that common culinary herbs and companion plants can also help your family stay healthy. Maria Noël Groves shares some of her favorite common herbs (featured in her book Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies) that you can grow and use medicinally, including anise hyssop, bee balm, basil, fennel, dill, mint, oregano, rose, and thyme.

Available In:

North Carolina, Workshop time to be determined
Pennsylvania, Workshop time to be determined

The First-Aid Garden

Bumps, bruises, cuts, scrapes, rashes, scars, poison ivy, and bug bites ... Maria Noël Groves explores several of the best cultivated and wild plants for you, your family, and your fellow animals. She shares recipes, growing/wildcrafting tips, and how best to use topical herbs for first aid. The herbs discussed (from her book Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies) include calendula, lavender, yarrow, gotu kola, plantain, St. John’s wort, cayenne, comfrey, and thuja (arborvitae). You’re sure to want to add these herbs to your yard and first-aid kit!

Available In:

North Carolina, Workshop time to be determined
Pennsylvania, Workshop time to be determined

Longevity and Vitality: Plants that slow aging and promote good health

Even if you don’t have anything wrong with you, chances are you look at aging with apprehension. Discuss some of our best tonic herbs and foods that help prevent disease, maintain good energy, and keep your body healthy at any age.
Natural Health

Available In:

North Carolina, Workshop time to be determined

Hands-on: Make Your Own Herbal Bonbons

Enjoy herbal medicine in a tasty, satisfying snack! In this workshop, Maria Noël 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
Natural Health Hands On

Available In:

Pennsylvania, Workshop time to be determined

Digestive Wellness Basics

We are a nation in digestive distress, yet the gastrointestinal (GI) system responds nicely to herbal therapies! Maria Noël Groves addresses common upper GI issues like reflux, heartburn, and indigestion. Then she dives deeper into the doughnut hole to cover gas, pain, bloating, diarrhea, and constipation. Although she focuses on herbal medicine, Groves also covers useful diet and lifestyle changes.
Natural Health

Available In:

North Carolina, 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 Noël 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

Available In:

Pennsylvania, Workshop time to be determined

Backyard Medicine: Favorite herbs to grow and use

Welcome beautiful, delicious, and medicinal herbs into your landscape! In this upbeat talk, Maria Noël Groves shares her favorite medicinal herbs from her garden as well as her book Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies. Whether it’s delicious flavor from Korean licorice mint and lemongrass, pops of color and a multitude of uses for calendula flowers, or the calm-energy effects of holy basil, all these herbs are incredibly useful and easy to grow. Get inspired to plant these and other excellent herbs in your garden and learn how to make wonderful, delicious, potent remedies with them!

Available In:

North Carolina, Workshop time to be determined
Pennsylvania, Workshop time to be determined