May 2013 – Blackberry

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This month we’re gonna take a stroll out back to the Blackberry patch. Yep, I know there are no berries right now but we’ll still find plenty of medicine!

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Traditionally, Blackberry root has been used as a tonic, for stopping chronic diarrhea and for building up the blood when people are anemic. We’ll also be harvesting the shoots and in time, the berries, for making our medicine this month!

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Come along as we make all sorts of herbal medicine including Blackberry Shrub, Tincture, Syrup and more!

Blackberry Table of Contents:

Note to Parents
Supply List
Calendar
Herb Spirit
All About Blackberry
Scramble, Search and More: Word Search, Word Scramble, Alphabetize, Split Words, Find the Hidden Vitamins, Word Bubbles
Herbal Botany
Herbal Lore: Blackberry Becomes Brambly
Songs and Poems: I’m Gonna Go Down to My Blackberry Patch
Herbal Recipes: Blackberry Shrub, Blackberry Root Tincture, Blackberry Sun Tea, Blackberry Mint Ice Cubes, Blackberry Mouthwash, Blackberry Poultices, Blackberry Blood Building Syrup
Coloring Page
Herbal Crafts: Herb Pressing/Drawing, Dyeing with Blackberry
Maze: Find your way through the Berry
Journal: Write your thoughts, medicine making notes and other information about your month with Blackberry
Crossword Puzzle
Resources

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