The Crescenta Valley Sierra Club Group will feature, Professor Jim Adams of the USC School of Pharmacy, presenting The Basics of California Indian Plant Healing, Tuesday evening, March 11 at 7:30pm at the Los Angeles County Public Library, 2809 Foothill Boulevard, La Crescenta, California. (Please enter from La Crescenta Avenue for the meeting room and parking.)
Professor Adams has a PhD degree in Pharmacology having trained Medical and Graduate students for over 26 years, and was trained for 14 years in Chumash Indian healing. He will present the basics of California Indian healing including the uses of several common California plants. White sage, sagebrush, mugwort, black sage, yerba santa and others, will be discussed. Adams will explain how to make medicines from these plants and how to use them in our healthcare and discussing the pharmacology and safety issues. Books will also be available to teach you how to use California plant medicines.
Our program follows news of Conservation and Outings. This is a free event and open to everyone. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please call Wayne Fisher, Program Chair, at 818 353-4181.
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