Nature's Medicine Cabinet

All Ages Program

Did you know that willows contain salicin, nature's aspirin? Cottonwood buds have long been used to make a healing salve, and while devil's club may not be a hiker's friend, it has long been valued as a medicine. Naturalist Ute Olsson will introduce some common medicinal plants of Alaska, followed by a demonstration making "Balm of Gilead" from cottonwood buds (take-home salves will be available for a donation). Free; $5 parking for non-members.

Sunday, 24 February, 2019

Cost:

Free program; $5 parking for non-members.

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Location:

Eagle River Nature Center
32750 Eagle River Rd.
Eagle River, AK 99577
USA


Website: Click to Visit

Contact:

Asta Spurgis

Phone: (907) 694-2108
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