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TRADITIONAL MEDICINE Assistant to Herbal Shop Manager

Organisation: International Service Learning

Country: Colombia

Type: Agriculture & Forestry, Manual work & Construction

TRADITIONAL MEDICINE Assistant to Herbal Shop Manager

Our partner site is a 2-generation family-own shop with a common inventory of over 120 herbs provided to the community.  While volunteering you may learn:
 

  • How to identify herbs
  • How to grow herbs
  • The use of herbs
  • “Wildcrafting” or picking herbs
  • How to run an herbs shop
  • Manufacturing herbal products

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  • TRADITIONAL MEDICINE Assistant to Herbal Shop Manager

    Herbalism is the use of plants for therapeutic purposes to treat and prevent disease and promote health. Colombia is the 2nd most biodiverse nation in the world and most Colombians accept herbs as part of reliable natural forms of healing.

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  • Bird Lake Sanctuary Project Assistant

    Learn more about tropical ecology, bird biology and conservation! Gain hands-on experience and practical research skills! Participate in campaigns on a variety of environmental issues; to assist in the provision of a comprehensive Environmental Health Service which will focus on the local environment through a combination of advice and education.

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  • Animal & Environmental Science - Project Assistant

    Colombia has 1,889 bird species, 20% of Earth's species, many migrating from as far as Canada and the U.S. annually and many of them landing here in Chinchina's Lake during the North American winter; Here it average 78 degrees year-round! Colombia has 10% of all biodiversity in the world! Come be among the unbelievably beautiful & unique landscape of the Andean Coffee Region while you obtain a comprehensive environmental science & animal science learning experience at a bird sanctuary. Couple that with a Dog Haven which is spectacularly located and ran by a sweetheart lady.

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