About this Course
Oxymels are the sweet and sour combination of honey and apple cider vinegar with healing herbs added in. Oxymels are typically used to treat upper respiratory issues, especially in the winter. These herbal potions have been used throughout history and western herbalism embraces them wholeheartedly. Even the ancient Greeks believed in their power!
By using sympathetic herbs, oxymels become great tonics for treating respiratory ailments including cough, sore throat, congestion, wheezing, colds and flu. Vinegar has long been a preferred menstruum, or solvent, for extracting the plant constituents that help the respiratory system and is healing itself. When superfood honey is added in with mitigating herbs, you have a powerhouse potion to support you, your family and friends through the cold and flu season.
About the instructor
i am a savage, moody garden and the queen of wild things.
i am feral, ambrosial and strange.
i am an oracle talisman inscribed with healing and transformation. I come from my placental ancestors, I do not walk alone.
i am the wild Seeker, close with Mother Nature, the haunted Huntress, the sacred Gatherer, the magic Forager, the enchanted Mystic, the vagabond Wanderer.
i am the visionary behind Make-to-Mend, Cauldron & Hive, and Smashing Rubbish - three creative expressions of my passion for healing, transformation, beauty, creativity and good ol' vintage junk!
i am fueled by the belief that the practice and act of Making is a catalyst for Mending and unfurling personal growth. i hope every women will thread her needle with soul sinew and stitch her own wild and free nature into her mending, marveling at their own beauty all the while.
i am a community centered herbalist, a beekeeper, a mama, a beloved, a clay-slinger, a thread-banger, a sister-keeper, a daughter of the earth.
i believe in the fingerprint of the Maker as a holy and perfect mark.
i believe in the conscious creatives, the cosmic muse and the expansive divine feminine.
i believe in you, and your creativity, and your magical gifts and your making, and your mending, and your healing, and perfectly imperfect you!
You will need:
- Pint or Quart Jar & Plastic Lid or Sandwich Baggie and Canning Jar and Screw on Band
- Respiratory Healing Herbs- elderberry, thyme, oregano, sage, catnip/mint, elecampane, fennel, garlic, mullein, lemon, rosemary, hyssop, rose hips, ginger, onion, cottonwood buds, grindelia, bee balm, lemon balm and pine needles (for wet mucous producing coughs), raw unpasteurized organic apple cider vinegar
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