Having begun work as an herbal educator back in 1977, I would like to share casual information about herbalism, including growing herbs. We have an on-site research library. In our previous location in suburban Seattle we had created a 45,000 square foot botanical garden. My book The Master Book of Herbalism has been selling strong since it came into print in 1984. I have an excellent Master Herbalist Program which attracts top students (including Registered Nurses). I represent a wealth of resources. When teaching at Seattle Central I'm able to show which books are the best to purchase, answer questions regarding herb safety, different ways to make herbal medicines (infusions, tinctures, ointments) and how to track down resources. We have over 560 species in our garden (including perennials and fruiting trees) and stock 200 herbs in our pharmacopoeia. I also offer classes and more through http://www.meetup.com/The-Rowan-Tree-Church/
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Master Herbalist Paul Beyerl brings 40 years experience to this meetup.
How to make safe and sane choices.
When herbal medicine is appropriate and when it is not.
How to know which herbs work the best for a particular condition.
Balancing herbal medicine with pharmaceuticals.
Working with typical kitchen equipment.
Beyerl taught an introductory herbal course at Seattle Central Community College for 20 years and has been a guest teacher in Portugal and in Canada. He has founded a Master's program which is over twenty years old and doing well. Come and find out what he has to say.