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Meetup details changed: Healing with Herbs: A Nine-Session Course

Sent on: 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
6:30-9:30 pm
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
6:30-9:30 pm
Session 2: Herbs for the GI tract and liver, including diet and nutrition and how they relates to herbal medicine

Wednesday, March 2
6:30-9:30 pm
Session 3: Herbs for the cardiovascular system

Wednesday, March 9
6:30-9:30 pm
Session 4: Herbs for emotional and mental well-being: reducing stress, improving sleep and elevating mood

Wednesday, March 16
6:30-9:30 pm
Session 5: Herbs for the immune system

Wednesday, March 23
6:30-9:30 pm
Session 6: Herbs for male and female reproductive health (including herbs for the genito-urinary tract and kidneys)

Wednesday, March 30
6:30-9:30 pm
Session 7: Healthy lungs, and healthy bones and joints: herbs for the respiratory and musculo-skeletal systems

Wednesday, April 6
6:30-9:30 pm
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:
The Commons
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.

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