Fresh Herbology 101 w/ Dr Sunyatta & Niraj Ray @ Calabash Tea & Tonic, Washington [13 September]

Fresh Herbology 101 w/ Dr Sunyatta & Niraj Ray

18:30 - 20:00

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Calabash Tea & Tonic
1847 7th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

Join us for a fun interactive herbal class on The Mint Family feat. Dr. Sunyatta Amen of Calabash Tea and Niraj Ray of Cultivate the City!

Mint! Much beloved and used more throughout history than any other herb all over the world. Are you familiar with the many members of the mint family? You might know that basil is a mint family member. But did you also know that lavender, oregano, rosemary, thyme are also mint family members?

We'll cover:
-Who is in the mint family… and who ain't
-Health benefits, beauty uses & fun folklore facts
-How to prepare mint family herbs to eat/drink
-What makes mint minty: the science of menthol
-How to ID mint plants
-How to grow your own, what grows best in this area, how to keep them alive (Hello!)
Herbal Happt Hour Includes:
-1 complimentary drink you create! A mint muddled Kombucha cocktail (alcoholic) or mocktail (non-alcoholic)
-Tasty try at home recipes featuring mint family! Mojito/ Mint Cilantro Chutney/ Chocolate Mint Ice Cream, Thai Basil Stir Fry & more
Then drink up and ask questions!

Available for purchase: Mint Based Teas, Mint Syrups and Various Fruit Shrubs
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