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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.


(Image from: Nourishing Herbalist and Ethno Herbalist)

For this badge bit, you will create echinacea syrup &/or gummies:
- Make a journal page about a recipe for echinacea syrup/gummies along with dosage information.
- Make echinacea syrup/gummies, with a picture of it being made, and of it being finished.

Optional:
- Make a journal page about the uses and attributes and how to ID and how to grow echinacea. Add it to the herb section.

Here are some links to guide you in researching echinacea and in creating your syrup/gummies:
Background on echinacea
Flu Busting Echinacea and Elderberry Syrup
Make Your Own Cough Syrup with Echinacea and Licorice
Growing Echinacea: The Complete Guide to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Echinacea


To document this BB, post pictures or a 2-minute video depicting the following:
Your journal page about your recipe and dosage information for echinacea syrup.
Your echinaceas being harvested
Your echinacea in a saucepan
Your completed echinacea syrup or gummies in a labelled container

Optional: Your journal page about echinacea's attributes  
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