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Sat, Jun 22

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Brooklyn

Medicine making with Yucayeke farms

Lets making Alcoholados , a traditional Caribbean medicine 🐸

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Medicine making with Yucayeke farms
Medicine making with Yucayeke farms

Where & When

Jun 22, 2024, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Brooklyn, 128 India St, Brooklyn, NY 11222, USA

About the event

Alcoholados are traditional medicines made in Puerto Rico for spiritual and physical healing. They are made with the leaves of the Malagueta (Pimenta racemosa) tree, also known as Bay Rum in other Caribbean nations, and can be made with many other plants for their aromatic, protective and cleansing properties. In this workshop we will discuss the history behind the Malagueta tree and how it’s been used for thousands of years, the benefits of alcoholados and together we will make our own alcoholados to take home.

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Bio: Brandon Ruiz (he/him) is an herbalist, farmer and chef based in Brooklyn, NY on Lenape land. He runs Yucayeke Farms, a project that works to provide affordable access to culturally-relevant food and herbalism via online and in-person educational opportunities and farming. He specializes in Traditional Caribbean Herbalism and the Afro-Indigenous traditions of the east coast of Turtle Island

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