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Foraging for Immune-Boosting Foods

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Event description

Join registered naturopath Paloma Velásquez for health-boosting ideas using readily available nutrients from plants we can grow ourselves or forage.  Learn about foods which have traditionally been used to support the immune system.  

 Part 1: Paloma will discuss holistic health support
  • traditional and natural ways that may boost immunity 
  • nutrients which may support your body before and after vaccination
  • liver detox suggestions
Part 2: What you can find at home or forage, simply and naturally
  • how can we get these nutrients from plants?
  • plants we can grow in our gardens
  • the best foods we can eat to encourage immune health
  • plants we can forage... herbs, natives and food plants tour and discussion around EcoMatters garden.
Part 3: Recipes, ideas, tastings
  • demonstration and tastings of simple, nutritious, health boosting recipes 

Dr. Paloma Velásquez is a Chilean Medical Doctor, Naturopath and Medical Herbalist. She founded Aruraqi, and the Healthy Meal Preparation class which started in 2018.

It is her mission to aid, support and educate people to improve their wellbeing and empower them to take control over their health.

NB. Advice given in this workshop is not intended to replace advice or treatment from your own registered health practitioner, nor should it delay or postpone you seeing your health practitioner about a health problem.

Sign in and use hand sanitiser on arrival. 
Wear a mask, you will be seated and spaced according to Covid level restrictions. 
Please stay at home if you are unwell.

Hosted by EcoMatters and Aruraqi

Workshop age limit 12 and over


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