Recent medial-news reports have shockingly revealed that 4-year-old children are now dying of heart attacks! But why does America have one of the worst heart-disease rates in the world? Why do arteriosclerosis, high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, and heart attacks affect so many? And why are Americans often so anemic, dizzy & possessed of cold hands and feet? This class will focus on herbs that support the heart and circulation.
Herbal therapy is the oldest and most widespread form of healing on planet earth! It is currently experiencing a revival in North America (since the mid-1980s), after a lull which transpired from the early 1900s with the advent of orthodox medicine and its array of drugs. Generally regarded as safer and just as effective (if not more effective) as orthodox medicine, herbalism is a science and art that can be successfully learned and utilized by the lay person. Through the use of tinctures, glycerites, teas, capsules, poultices, compresses, and salves, students enrolled in this course will learn to apply herbal therapy to support the constitution with reference to an array of conditions from A to Z, in consideration of guidelines as to indications, dosage, and contraindications.
NEW! This series has now been extended to 8 classes to expand on the depth of materials and deeper exploration of the history and development of Herbal Therapy.