My Spice Box Remedies

Every kitchen has an array of spices and herbs, although their primary use is culinary, we also use them for home remedies. Home remedies are not unique to any one community or culture and 80% of the world population still relies on home remedies for health. Working with Milaap Centre, this project provided opportunities and new experiences for Asian elders in the Kingston area to explore home remedies. Participants engaged in activities that enabled them to appreciate the importance of preserving and sharing their heritage with others, including visits to museums