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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.

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For this badge bit, you will create a ginger root poultice (fresh or frozen).
- Make a journal page about the uses and attributes and and how to ID and how to grow ginger root. Add it to the herb section.
- Make a journal page about the uses and attributes and a recipe for ginger root poultice.
- Make ginger root poultice, with pictures of it being made, and of it being finished.

Here are some links and videos to guide you in researching ginger root and in creating your poultice:

To document this BB, post pictures or a 2-minute video depicting the following:
Your journal page about ginger root poultice
Your journal page about the attributes of ginger root
Your ginger root (they can be harvested or store-bought)
Your poultice in mid-preparation
Your completed poultice
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