Herbs & Ticks

 

Oh, tick season.

I mean, uh oh, tick season.

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Dipsacus fullonum

December 2, 2-6 PM
Center for Growth, Ashtabula, Ohio

Ticks have struck fear into many, making them wary of wandering in the woods or the fields. Understanding ticks helps you avoid them and take some of the fear out of the wilderness. This presentation includes historical information, a public health perspective, and herbal approaches to ticks and tick-borne illnesses. Learn public health and first aid tips to help you prevent infection and inflammation from tick bites.

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Echinacea purpurea

Topics covered include:

Is that a Tick?
Types of Tick-Borne Infections
History
Signs and Symptoms
When to Seek Medical Care
Prevention
Understanding Ticks
What to Wear
How to Check
First Aid and Home Care for Tick Bites
What NOT to Do
How to Remove
Acute Inflammatio
Chronic Inflammation

Leah Wolfe learned about ticks while living at an infested farm in Wisconsin. She is trained as a wilderness first responder, street medic, public health educator, and herbalist.

Sliding-scale donaton: $40-60.

Register at: https://www.artful.ly/store/events/13913

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