Monday, December 27, 2010 11:25 AM
Healing with Herbs: Safe and Effective Use of Botanical Medicines
This nine-session course, taught by Richard Mandelbaum, is comprised of eight three-hour Wednesday evening classes and a six-hour Saturday field trip.
Wednesday, February 16
Session 1: General introduction to using herbs wisely: using herbs within a holistic mindset; learning from our herbal traditions; the law and herbal medicines; safety and toxicity; dosage
Wednesday, February 23
Session 2: Herbs for the GI tract and liver, including diet and nutrition and how they relates to herbal medicine
Wednesday, March 2
Session 3: Herbs for the cardiovascular system
Wednesday, March 9
Session 4: Herbs for emotional and mental well-being: reducing stress, improving sleep and elevating mood
Wednesday, March 16
Session 5: Herbs for the immune system
Wednesday, March 23
Session 6: Herbs for male and female reproductive health (including herbs for the genito-urinary tract and kidneys)
Wednesday, March 30
Session 7: Healthy lungs, and healthy bones and joints: herbs for the respiratory and musculo-skeletal systems
Wednesday, April 6
Session 8: Introduction to botany for herbalists and gardeners
Saturday, April 16
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Session 9: Botany Field Day to be held at the New York Botanical Garden or the Brooklyn Botanical Garden
Richard Mandelbaum RH (AHG) has been an avid student of plants for more than twenty years, He is a clinical herbalist with a private practice in Brooklyn and in Sullivan County, NY, in which he gives personalized holistic health recommendations, and is the former director of the Clinical Herbalist Diploma Program at the Lehigh Valley Healing Arts Academy in Emmaus, Pennsylvania. In addition to teaching on a diverse range of clinical subjects, he often leads workshops on field botany, wild edible plants and mushrooms. Richard is a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild.
If you have substantive questions about the course, contact Richard at: [masked]
The course costs $300, and pre-registration is required. Please send a check, made out to The Commons Brooklyn, to:
388 Atlantic Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11217.
If you prefer to pay by credit card, please register for the course, and we will contact you. Thanks.