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Date & Time:

6 Classes (Saturdays)(no class 02/17/18), 2pm - 4pm:

  1. February 3, 2018
  2. February 10, 2018
  3. February 24, 2018
  4. March 3, 2018
  5. March 10, 2018
  6. March 17, 2018
Location: New York Botanical Garden (Bronx Campus)
Course: 183BOT470B
Cost: Member (Incl. Materials) : $319.00
Non-Member (Incl. Materials) : $349.00
Instructor: Ursula Basch
or call: 1-800-322-NYBG. Register for course#: 183BOT470B

This introduction to herbalism covers herbal traditions and highlights specific, health-optimizing foods and plants. Study topics include the medicinal properties of plants used for the digestive, respiratory, and circulatory systems, as well as best practices for cultivating, harvesting, and storing herbs to protect their potency. Students will learn to prepare basic herbal teas, poultices, and soaks. Please note: The course focus is on general plant actions (carminatives, cholagogues, expectorants)—detailed phytochemistry of medicinal plants is not discussed.

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.