Nature's Medicine Cabinet
- Date: Feb 24, 2019
- Times: 2 p.m.
- Admission: Free; $5 parking
- Location: Eagle River Nature Center
Did you know that willows contain salicin, nature’s aspirin? Cottonwood buds have long been used to make a healing salve, and while devil’s club may not be a hiker’s friend, it has long been valued as a medicine. Naturalist Ute Olsson will introduce some common medicinal plants of Alaska, followed by a demonstration making “Balm of Gilead” from cottonwood buds take-home salves will be available for a donation.