Elder Magic: The Healing & Spiritual Powers of Elderflower and Elderberries

Elder Magic The Healing & Spiritual Powers of Elderflower and Elderberries


July 28, 2024    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


UC Gill Tract Community Farm
1050 San Pablo Avenue Albany, San Francisco, California, 94706, CA

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Discover the profound healing and spiritual powers of the elder plant in this enriching workshop. Participants are invited to learn about and connect deeply with elderflower and elderberries, gaining insights into their medicinal properties and spiritual significance.

Meditation and Communion with Elder Bushes:
The session begins with guided meditation, allowing attendees to attune to the elder bushes growing on the farm. This practice fosters a deeper connection with the plants and enhances the overall experience.

Medicinal Properties of Elderberries and Elderflower:
Participants will explore the numerous health benefits of elderberries and elderflower. Elderberries are known for their powerful immune-boosting properties, while elderflower is revered for its anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antioxidant effects. Both parts of the plant have been used in traditional medicine for centuries, and this workshop provides an opportunity to understand their uses in contemporary holistic health practices.

Spiritual and Mythical History of Elder:
Dive into the rich spiritual and mythical history associated with elder plants. From ancient folklore to modern spiritual practices, the elder has been celebrated as a symbol of protection, healing, and transformation. Participants will learn about the various myths and stories that have surrounded this sacred plant for generations.

Tasting Elderberry Tea:
Attendees will have the chance to taste elderberry tea, experiencing firsthand its delightful flavor and soothing effects. This practical segment highlights the versatility of elderberries in culinary and medicinal applications.

Elderberry Harvesting:
Depending on the season and the growth cycle of the elder bushes, there may be an opportunity for participants to harvest elderberries to take home. This hands-on experience allows for a tangible connection with the plant and provides a deeper appreciation of its gifts.

Join Us:

This workshop is open to individuals of all experience levels, whether you are new to herbalism or have prior knowledge of medicinal plants. Come and immerse yourself in the magical world of elderflower and elderberries, and leave with a deeper understanding and appreciation of this remarkable plant ally.

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