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The 11th Annual Good Medicine Confluence - 2021 Online Spectacular

Herbal Education • Health Assessments & Treatments• Making Your Own Herbal Remedies • Plant Identification • Phytochemistry • Medicinal & Recreational Cannabis • Brewing & Mead Making • Medicinal Mushrooms • Peyote • Botanical Perfumery • Plant Magic & Mythos • Gourmand Cooking • Addressing Covid & Viral Infections

Registration Includes 3 Days & Evenings of Online Classes, Virtual Plant Walks, Demonstrations

& Interactive Virtual Parties

Plus a $50 Discount

Towards Next Year’s In-Person Confluence in Durango, Colorado

 

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Steeply Discounted Advance Registration

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A time came when a great plague swept across the land, casting a pall over the lives of women, men, seekers and otherlings. Even those who did not catch the virus, suffered more because of reduced access to the medical establishment, and called out for alternative care. While no plant could by itself banish the disease, it was known that a cadre of beloved herbs could help manage the painful symptoms, and it was root, leaf and flower that would provide helpful treatment for the people’s normal myriad ailments and wounds. It was Plant Healers who rose to the challenge, self empowered and self assigned practitioners hailing from suburban neighborhoods, the urban depths and remote countrysides.

Greatly they missed safe opportunities to gather in large groups, and greatly they proved excited to have the opportunity to meet and interact virtually instead, to take classes providing the essential knowledge and skills for their tending of their selves, families, clans and communities – a Confluence of good intentions and good medicine, practica and mythos – energizing and actualizing the good work.

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2021 Class Topics

 

• Medicine Making, Extraction Methods, Tinctures, Decoctions, Vinegars, Oxymels, Topical Balms

• The Art of Herbalism & Creating Artisanal Herbal Products

• Covid-19, Papiloma Virus, & Viral Infection

• Herbal Support in Difficult Times, Herbal Treatments For Despair

• Launching Pop-Up Clinics For Stressed Communities

• Herbal First-Aid

` • How to Talk to Clients About The Herbs They Need

• Mead Making, Botanicals & Beer Brewing, Herbal Cocktails

• Cannabis Medicine, Tinctures, Topicals & Foods

• Cannabis Endophytes

• Cannabinoids, Terpines & Flavanoids

• Peyote, Otzi, & Agave

• Mushroom Medicine, Edibles & Folklore

• Aphrodisiacs & Tantric Practice

• Electuaries: Sweet Honey Medicine

• Herbal Candy, Jellies, Shrubs, & Other Delights

• Creating Herbal Chocolates

• Fine Cooking, Methods & Nutrition

• The Chemistry of Flavors & Fragrances

• Extracting Aromatics, & Notes and Accords in Natural Perfumery

• Phytochemistry & Plant Constituents

• Tonics For Well Being & Healthy Aging

• LGBTQ Health, & Herbal Transition For Transgender Women

• Ancient Guyanese Herbal Remedies

• Ayurvedic Energetics & Applications

• How-To Make Natural Hair, Bath & Body Products

• Ceremonies For New Mothers, & Herbs For Children

• Understanding Plants Through Physical Senses & Intuition

• Medicinal Trees & Shrubs

• Mythology, Faery Tales, Plant Folklore, & Learning Folk Dance

• Tribal Belly Dance, Yoga, & Qi Gong Instruction Sessions

 

For Full Details on This Year’s Offerings, Navigate to

2021 Confluence Class Descriptions

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The 11th Annual Good Medicine Confluence will be a spectacular 3 day long online event, featuring prerecorded classes, in-depth presentations, virtual plant identification walks, and how-to medicine making demonstrations, as well as live Question & Answers periods with your teachers, and interactive virtual parties each night!

 

Registration for the online Confluence is for individuals and families, with special discounts for groups of 6 or more classmates or friends. Navigate to the Registration Page for complete pricing details.

 

Confluence sessions run from 7AM on Friday the 16th of July through late in the evening on Sunday the 18th, with scheduled breaks between 1.5 and 2 hours long class slots. There will be between 4 and 8 classes broadcast simultaneously in each of these slots, and you can stream any classes you miss at your convenience later. If possible, the teachers will be dedicating the final 15 minutes or more of their presentations to answering your class related questions live online, most likely messaged to them from your smartphones.

 

All classes will remain available for you to stream for up to 60 days after the conclusion of the Good Medicine Confluence.

 

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Coming together is in the very name of this oddkin event, a confluence of folk herbalists and clinicians, nature lovers and society changers, home health providers and wisdom keepers. Just because we will be online this one year, doesn’t mean we can’t join together for virtual parties each night, connecting with old friends and making new alliances, sharing laughs and stories. Kiva is determined to figure out how to include a shared music list, and to make direct live interaction possible.

After a long day and evening of classes, demonstrations and sessions, you will want to put on your festival clothes, sign in to the Confluence Virtual Parties, and pop the top on you favorite mead or mocktail!

Bottoms up!

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