medicinal herb classes

From: susan g.
Sent on: Friday, August 12, 2011 7:59 PM

Every now and then we come across someone who is truly skilled at what they do.  Patricia is such a person when it comes to plants and their healing properties.  Several times she has helped me with issues with quick and lasting results when the doctors just shook their heads.  She is also a patient teacher who explains things in a down to earth way.  Working with herbal medicine is like breathing for Patricia, and if you can make time for this opportunity, I urge you to do so.  You will be better prepared to take care of yourself as well as your family members right from your own garden.  This is going to be great!   Our space is limited to 12 and we already have five who are registered.  Please let us know as soon as you can if you are going to take advantage of this really golden opportunity.
Grandmother Tree Herbs presents Basics of Herbalism

Participants will understand how locally found plants, which most of us call weeds, can be beneficial for our homes, bodies, and environment.   Join us for a series of four classes that include an understanding of the basic body systems, plant identification walks and herbal preparations.
Classes will be held at A Place of Light, 374 Main Street, Cherry Valley, MA.
Saturdays; Aug 27, Sept 24, Oct 29, and Nov 19, 2011 from 1pm- 4pm
Cost is $40 per class, or $140 for the series, if paid in full by the first class.  If you would like to pay by credit card, please let us know and a paypal invoice will be sent to you.  You do not have to be a member of PayPal to pay by this invoice. 
Pre-registration is highly recommended.  Contact Susan by 8/24 to reserve your space at  [address removed] or Patricia at [address removed] if you have questions about the content of the sessions, an outline of which is listed below.
Overview of Herbalism in the US
Body System:  Digestive system
Plant walk for digestive system
Herbal preparation: Teas

Overview of Body systems -( if needed )
Body System:   Immune System
Plant walk for Immune system
Herbal Preparation: Tinctures

Body system: Skin and Muscular/skeletal
Plant walk for Skin and Muscular/skeletal
Herbal Preparation: Oils

Body System:  Nervous system
Plant walk-  fall harvest plants (whatever is left).  We will do ID of nervous system plants via dried samples.
Herbal Preparation: Products for the home

dance in the light of spirit
susan gale
co-author of Psychic Children and Soulful Parenting

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