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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.
Natural Health

Available In:

North Carolina, Saturday 3:30-4:30 p.m., Mother Earth Living Stage
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!
Natural Health

Available In:

North Carolina, Sunday 2:00-3:00 p.m., Mother Earth News Stage
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:

Pennsylvania, Workshop time to be determined