Herbal First Aid for Babies and Children

  • June 6, 2023 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • The Shoals Center

    909 Morningside Drive
    Wilmington, North Carolina 28401
Ticket Price $55.00 This event is now over

It is always good to have first aid supplies on hand- especially when babies and kids are around! From the scrapes, bumps and bruises of childhood to keeping baby's skin happy, this class will help you learn how to put together an herbal first aid kit that is suitable for the whole family. Simple ingredients, herbs that are safe and nourishing ,and detailed how-to with detailed notes to take home, this class is appropriate for all experience levels.  We will learn about plants that you can grow or find locally and use fresh or dried, preparations that are easy to make in the home kitchen and practical applications of plants. We do not offer refunds for class, but if you register and are unable to attend, you may transfer your registration to another person. 

Topics covered include herbal first aid options for: 

-scrapes, cuts, bruises and blisters

-indigestion and nausea 

-bug bites and stings

-diaper rash 

-symptoms associated with new motherhood including sore nipples, tears, tenderness and hemorrhoids 

Date & Time

Tue, Jun 6, 2023 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Venue Details

The Shoals Center

909 Morningside Drive
Wilmington, North Carolina 28401 The Shoals Center
Gray Cat Botanicals


About us



Kathryn Sisler Waple

Certificate in the Fundamentals of Herbalism from Appalachian School of Holistic Herbalism; Apprentice with Corinna Wood of Red Moon Herbs;

BA in English from UNCW, certificate in High School Education

Kathryn Waple is an herbalist who has been working with plants for more than 15 years. Her passion is in teaching people about how to use and grow medicinal herbs safely and easily for the benefit of the whole family. She teaches classes on growing, harvesting and using medicinal herbs.

"Learning about herbalism and natural/alternative health is a form of community activism. I think it is a crucial part of bringing people together. I would like to infuse the local community with a sense of responsibility and support for individual health. Being able to heal yourself is an empowering act that lays a foundation for the ability to heal your community."

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