Learn how to use essential oils for stress relief, produce homemade soap using māla herbs, make medicinal honey and ʻōlena lemonade, or dye natural fabric pieces at the Decolonial Medicine/Self-Care Workshops on the third Wednesdays of every month throughout the spring 2017 semester.
The workshops run from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Hale Kuahuokalā in the Student Organic Garden, located between the Classroom and Laboratory Buildings on the UH West Oʻahu campus.
Jan. 18: Essential Oils. Join alum Carly Wilson to learn how to use essential oils for stress relief, immunity boosting, and to get you through those long assignments.
Feb. 15: Herbal Soap. Make homemade soap using māla herbs.
March 15: Medicinal Honey, ʻŌlena Lemonade. ʻŌlena (turmeric) in everything! Come and make these ʻono flu-flighting medicines featuring ʻōlena from our māla.
April 19: Natural Dyes with Aunty Ngahiraka. Bring smaller pieces of natural fiber fabric (100% linen, 100% cotton) to dye with plant material. Think tea towels, tank tops, etc. *This workshop is limited to 8 participants and will run from approx. 9:30a-4:30p. Please only sign up if you’re able to stay for the entire time. First come, first serve via email RSVP.
For more information or to RSVP, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.