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Medical Herbalism Spring Session

Herb Indentification Walk Each series will contain different material. For a complete course listings per session, please see the information listed below on each session's material:

Please refer to our upcoming classes page for the dates and times for the current classes being offered. This series of classes consists of six modules:

  • Botanical Medicine/Single Herbs
    Learn about herbs to soothe gastrointestinal tract, nervous system, digestion, allergies and detoxification.
  • Herb Pairs/Drug Interaction and Adjunctive Cancer Therapy
    This class will focus on paired herbs that are therapeutic for specific conditions. Information on interactions that can occur between medicines and herbs will also be discussed as well as herbal dosages for children.
  • Plant Identification/Herb Walk
    This class will be a 3 hour walk to identify plants in the surroundings area. You will learn about their habitat, history and uses. This class will meet at Powder Mills Park, 100 Woolston Road, Pittsford, NY 14534. Bring water and snack, dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear.
  • Homeopathy and First Aid
    Learn how homeopathic remedies are used for first aid, and many other conditions. We will also cover first aid from Ayurvedic medicine.
  • Herbal Medicine Making
    Learn how herbs are used to create various herbal therapies. Participate in some hands on preparation of herbal formulas.
  • Herbal Formulas and Modifications
    Herbs used in herbal formulas can act synergistically and can be tailored for each unique individual, even as a person or environment changes. This class will consider how formulas can be used and altered to address specific changes.