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PEP BB medicine.sand.drylemonbalm - dry lemon balm for a tea, infusion or decoction

 
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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Natural Medicine.

In this badge bit, you will harvest, dry and store lemon balm



You need to dry enough to make a tea, infusion or decoction. If you have not already, you will also make a journal page about the uses and attributes and how to ID and how to grow the herb

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must post:
- a picture of your fresh herbs being harvested
- a picture of your herbs drying (hanging, in a dehydrator, or in a bag, etc)
- a picture of your herbs in a sealed and labelled container.
- a picture of your journal page recording where the herbs came from, the date and method of drying.
- (optional) a picture of your journal page listing the attributes and uses of the herb.
 
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I am using Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) for my dried Herb>
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growing in my garden
growing in my garden
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air drying in a box
air drying in a box
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container of finished herb and journal
container of finished herb and journal
use-as-a-tea.jpg
use as a tea
use as a tea
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I hereby certify this BB complete!

 
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