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Medical Herbalism Winter 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 used for stress, immune stimulation and for combating specifically colds and influenza. Will also cover single herbs from traditional Indian medicine (Ayurvedic Medicine).
  • Herb Pairs/Drug Interaction
    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 Lamberton Conservatory located in Highland Park. This is essentially a green house so the temperature will be comfortable without a heavy jacket. There will also be an additional $3 fee per person for admission to the conservatory, $2 for anyone under 18.
  • Homeopathy and First Aid
    Learn how homeopathic remedies are used for first aid, and many other conditions. Will also cover first aid from Ayurvedic medicine.
  • Herbal Medicine Making
    Learn how herbs are used to create various herbal therapeutics. Participate in some hands on preparation of herbal formulas.
  • Herbal Formulas and Modifications
    This class will focus on herbal formulas and how the herbs in each formulas work on the body and how they can be modified to fit a specific condition or person. Discussion of how the pulse and tongue can be used to diagnose a condition. Will also cover Ayurvedic herbal formulas.