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Herbal Remedies for Pain Relief Free workshop on herbal healing, includes samples, lunch, and yoga

Ellsworth – The Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center ( in Ellsworth is offering a free workshop with local herbalist, Stephanie Tourles, entitled Herbal Remedies for Pain Relief.

On Thursday, September 7th, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Beth Wright Center, Tourles will speak about natural remedies for the aches and pains that ail cancer patients and survivors, as well as the soreness that can trouble any body at any age. Tourles is an author, licensed holistic esthetician, herbalist, aromatherapist, and reflexologist  now based in Orland.

During the Herbal Remedies workshop, she will discuss formulations from her popular book, Hands-On Healing Remedies. One copy of Hands-on Healing Remedies, as well as another of Tourles’s books, Raw Energy: 124 Raw Food Recipes for Energy Bars, Smoothies, and Other Snacks to Supercharge Your Body is available for anyone to borrow from the Beth Wright Center’s library at any time. Tourles will also offer signed copies of Hands-on Healing Remedies for sale at the event.

The workshop will include a lecture, hands-on experience with herbal remedies, a question-and-answer session, discussion, and a little field trip into the Center’s garden, where visitors are welcome to snip some healing herbs.

Tea, coffee, and a healthy vegetarian soup will be served. A free gentle yoga class will also be offered following the workshop (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.), which everyone is welcome to attend. Mats and props are provided in the yoga class.

To register for this free event: Visit the Beth Wright Center at 23 Commerce Park, Ellsworth; call 207-664-0339; or email [email protected] Registration is not required, but it is helpful. Find the event on Facebook here.

What: Herbal Remedies for Pain Relief workshop, with optional lunch and yoga
When: Thursday, September 7th, 2017
Where: Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center, 23 Commerce Park, Ellsworth
Contact: Naomi Graychase, Program and Volunteer Coordinator, Beth Wright Center, [email protected], 207-664-0339

The Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving the needs of cancer patients, cancer survivors, and their caregivers in Hancock and Washington Counties. For thirteen years, we have been offering hope, knowledge, and support to cancer patients and their families in Downeast Maine. Find us online at or on Facebook at

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