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Medical Botany:
Date & Time:

6 Classes (Saturdays), 2pm - 4pm:

  1. January 25, 2014
  2. February 1, 2014
  3. February 8, 2014
  4. February 22, 2014
  5. March 1, 2014
  6. March 8, 2014
Location: New York Botanical Garden (Bronx Campus)
Course: 143 BOT470 A
Cost: $295
or call: 1-800-322-NYBG. Register for course#: 143 BOT470 A

This class is an introduction to Herbalism. Learn about herbal traditions as well as specific foods and plants to optimize health. Study the medicinal properties of plants used for the digestive, respiratory, circulatory, nervous, and immune systems. Learn proper methods for herbal cultivation, harvesting, and storage to protect herbal efficacy. Basic herbal preparations such as herbal teas, tinctures poultices, and soaks are discussed. Students will learn to prepare simple herbal formulas. Please note that general plant actions (i.e. carminitives, cholagogues, expectorants, etc.) are covered. Detailed phyto-chemistry of medicinal plants is not discussed in this class.

It is strongly recommended that students who take Medical Botany also take the Herbal Preparations Workshop.

This course of offered through the NYBG Continuing Education Program.
Please register directly with NYBG. Phone: 718-817-8747.
For more information about this class e-mail us or call us at 212-532-9322.