Conserving Carolina to host lecture, workshop on essential oils

Published 8:00 am Saturday, September 8, 2018

Conserving Carolina will host a free lecture on “Essential Oils: Daily Wellness Habits,” presented by Stephanie Junge at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Anne Elizabeth Suratt Nature Center at Walnut Creek Preserve. 

Following her presentation, Junge will offer a hands-on and informative workshop, where people will make their own essential oils to take home. The “Make and Take” workshop includes four roll-on bottles filled with the essential oils of one’s choice, a set of labels, instruction on the use of essential oils and tips on how to incorporate them in one’s daily routine. 

Limited space is available and pre-registration by Sunday, Sept. 30, is required.

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Junge’s passion is to empower others to take their health back into their own hands by using essential oils, meditation and yoga to restore themselves physically, emotionally and spiritually. 

To register for workshop or to obtain more information, people may contact Pam Torlina at 828-859-5060 or email

The next program at Walnut Creek Preserve will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, when Dr. Gillian Newberry will return for an encore of her “What Tree is That?” presentation. Participants will review how to identify trees using a key, then take a walk throughout the preserve to test their skills.

The program will take place at the Anne Elizabeth Suratt Nature Center at 10:30 a.m.

For more information, people may visit

– Submitted by Pam Torlina