Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th April 2017
At Monte Barro – Lecco hostel organized
by Ermano Spinelli
The properties and methods of use of some simple herbal preparations will be discussed, such as:
- Herbal teas, decoctions and use of powdered herbs and making of a sugar-based syrup
Active ingredients: mucilage, gums, anthraquinones, alkaloids
- Creation of hydroalcoholic extracts (Mother tincture)
Active ingredients: flavonoids, bitter principles, anthocyanins, iridoids
- Essential oils
Methods of extraction, main uses and practical demonstration on the use of a distiller
At each meeting we will be made products related to the topic to take home
LOCATION: Eremo del Monte Barro (Lecco) 750 mt s.l.m.
further possible activities on the mountain:
visit to the GOTI village of the VIth century, visit to the museum and its finds, excursion to the summit (922 mt), walks, climbing, races etc.
(It’s all free)
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