Wed, May 17|
Rooted Remedies - community apothecary
All About Bitters
From the taste, to the herbal action, to the well known drink mixer, bitters are essential for gut health. Join Kassaundra in an in depth exploration of all things Bitter.
Time & Location
May 17, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Rooted Remedies - community apothecary, 271 W 8th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
About the Event
Sweet and Salty permeate the typical American diet, which can lead to a number of digestive issues. The bitter taste and herbal action plan a crucial role in a healthy digestive system - GI tract, liver, gallbladder. Bitter foods help stimulate digestion by causing you to salivate and kick start bile production to break down fats, as well as release important gastric enzymes for protein digestion. Most bitter herbs are cooling, which can help modulate inflammation.
In this class, you'll
•Learn all about Bitters, from strategically and creatively adding them to your diet to the many benefits they provide
•Have a brief overview of the digestive system
•Taste a range of bitter herbs
•Play around with Bitters, making mocktails