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The Art of Tea and Tasseomancy and Mystic Tearoom
1367 Main St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8K 1B8
Thurs Nov 23
Elderberry: Your Go To For Flu Season.
A make and take workshop with Melissa
Elderberry is one of nature’s powerhouses in the herbal healing world! Not only is it a Native Plant for Ontario, it is also a medicinal herb that can be used through the whole year. From the flowers in spring, to the berries in autumn, this plant should be in you herbal medicine chest in one way shape or form.
Join Melissa Van Huisstede for an informative evening making the herbal classic flu busting medicine, Elderberry Syrup. Learn why this should be your go to this winter, the vital herbs used in it and the way to make it. Each participant will go home with their own 250ml bottle of syrup and if you wanted to make more on your own at home, Melissa will have kits available for purchase as well.
Space is limited to 12 people so pre-registering for this evening will be required. You can do so by emailing [email protected]
or texting 905-865-2711 or messaging Amy through Messenger.
Melissa is a dreamer, a creatrix, a writer, a forest bather, a nature lover, a path wandering, ever learning and growing, herbal artisan and kitchen witch. Most of all, she is a mother to her wonderful 4.5 year old son!
Owner of Herban Apothecary and Rhiannon’s Realm based in the Hamilton/Burlington area, Melissa was drawn to herbalism in 2001 after having a great turn in health after seeing a naturopath. Always a plant lover, the herbal world called to her. She attended Wild Rose College of Natural Healing in Alberta for the first year of their program in 2002 to 2003. Back in Ontario, she continued studies to include holistic nutrition, Iridology, Bach Flower Remedies, Hot Stone Massage, Indian Head Massage and Intro to TCM.
The herbal healing path is one that is ever evolving, and one is always learning as they become more intimate with the plants and people they work with. Her mission is to bring plant knowledge as well as quality herbal formulations to the people – for people to realize that they can take their own health into their own hands, for themselves and for their families. You can find her herbal products online on her Facebook business page @herbanapothecary333