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Workshop Spotlight: Essential Oil Basics and Oil Blending From a Chinese Medicine Perspective

The class will introduce and discuss the basics of the Five Element Theory in Traditional Chinese Medicine. We will look at the essential oil materia medica using Chinese medicine theory to utilize essential oils to tonify or sedate an element. Blending techniques and carrier oils will be discussed. ​ This workshop is suitable for teens and adults.

Megan Burns, LAc, RH(AHG)

Megan has taught Western Herbalism at the Appalachia School of Holistic Medicine teaching Aromatherapy and introduction to herbal medicine classes. In 2010, Megan decided to pursue a Master’s Degree in Classical Chinese Medicine at Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts. After graduating Megan served as the Dean of Students for one year and as the Academic Dean for two years. Throughout her education, she continued to find a deep well of passion within to nurture health and wellness by integrating her knowledge of herbal medicine, aromatherapy, and Chinese Medicine. It is her firm belief that our bodies possess an innate wisdom to heal and she is honored to serve as a guide for her clients. Megan is a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild and received her 4-year Master’s Degree in Classical Chinese Medicine from Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts in Asheville, North Carolina. She is nationally certified in Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine by the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and licensed to practice in the state of Washington and North Carolina.

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Join us for the 13th annual

Midwest Herb Fest: Growing Strong!

August 2-4, 2019

Glastonbury Institute of Sustainable Living, near Culver, Indiana

Learn: History of folk medicine and modern use of medicinal plants,

alchemical spagyrics, tinctures, restorative yoga, and more

Explore: Herb walks, tree walks, herb, mushroom, and vegetable gardens

Entertainment: Live music, fire spinning

Open Events: Drumming, bonfires, auction fundraiser

Get Back to Nature: Primitive woods camping with hot showers and flushing toilets

Workshops and activities for adults, teens, and children

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