Sat, May 09, 10:30am - 5:00pm
Herbs have been helping us stay healthy for thousands of years. Spend a day with herbal experts and learn how plants can be used for medicine, aroma, and refreshment.
10:30 am-12 pm, Intro to Herbal Medicine
Are you interested in bringing the natural benefits of herbs and herbal remedies into your life? Discover the differences between herbal medicine and homeopathy, the three major branches of herbalism, and the fascinating history of herbal medicine. Learn how to choose and store herbs, how to properly take herbal medicines, and how to make and use several common herbal remedies that help reduce stress.
Instructor: Ursula Basch
12-12:45 pm, Lunch
12:45-2:15 pm, Herbal Preparations Workshop
Learn how to select fresh and dried herbs and turn them into natural teas, decoctions, tinctures, and salves from Ursula Basch, founder of The Herbal Bear School of Botanical Medicine. Your homemade products will be fresher, longer lasting, and more economical than those from the store. Make your own herbal tincture to take home.
Instructor: Ursula Basch
2:30-4:30 pm, Medicinal Herbs and Roots
The fall harvest can connect us deeply to the healing energies of Earth and keep us grounded as the season shifts from summer to autumn. Learn how to use the sweet nourishment from both edible and medicinal plants for nutrient-dense remedies and foods. Two remedies made in class are included, as well as recipes and tastings.
Instructor: Dawn Petter
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Refunds and Withdrawals
No discounts will be granted for missed classes. There are no refunds or credits once a course begins. A refund will be issued if your class is cancelled due to low enrollment.
If you wish to withdraw from a course before it begins, you must notify the Registration Office ten full business days before the first class meeting. We will issue a refund minus a $10 processing fee.
If you must withdraw fewer than ten days before the first class meeting:
Please note: Floral Design materials fees will not be refunded fewer than five (5) business days before class begins.
New York Botanical Garden do not offer make-up classes.
Since its founding in 1891 The New York Botanical Garden has been a museum of plants, a preeminent center for botanical research, a global leader in plant-based education, and one of the great cultural institutions in the world.
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