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Herbal Medicine Making: Hawthorn Tincture

This article provides a look at herbal medicine making with hawthorn tincture as an example A well-stocked apothecary is central to an herbalist’s craft. Making medicine is a passion of mine, and so my apothecary is fairly extensive - about 300 herbs - the majority of...

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Mints for the Mind: Anti-Anxiety Herbs

Did you know that the mint family includes a variety of anti-anxiety herbs? I make an herbal formula called Calm Focus, which is designed to help people do and feel exactly as the name suggests. I am not sure what is happening in the minds and hearts of people these...

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Plant Attunement: How-to Instructions

The process of Plant Attunement is always similar. First, set the intention and create sacred space. We are already quieting down as we walk towards our destination. We also smudge with sage or cedar and give thanks to all or relations in the seven directions. This...

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Herbs for Kidney Health

These kidney herbs offer a variety of healthful attributes, including nourishing, strengthening, toning and tonifying the kidneys and bladder.   When herbalists speak of the kidneys, you must be prepared to ask what they mean. My classes view plants through three to...

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Growing Chinese Herbs

Pursuing a Long-time Passion Chinese herbs are a passion of mine, dating back before I even knew I wanted to be an herbalist. Between 1979 and 2001, whenever I visited the Chan Center, the part-time home to my most influential teacher, Buddhist master and scholar...

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Upcoming Events

Sep
20
Wed
5:30 pm Materia Medica Class
Materia Medica Class
Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Materia Medica Class @ Wendell | Massachusetts | United States
”Medicinal herbal knowledge at the depth & breadth of experienced herbalists.” An essential component of an herbalist’s “toolkit,” Materia Medica is a compendium of knowledge of a large number of healing plants. Class is open[...]
Sep
27
Wed
5:30 pm Materia Medica Class
Materia Medica Class
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Materia Medica Class @ Wendell | Massachusetts | United States
”Medicinal herbal knowledge at the depth & breadth of experienced herbalists.” An essential component of an herbalist’s “toolkit,” Materia Medica is a compendium of knowledge of a large number of healing plants. Class is open[...]
Oct
4
Wed
5:30 pm Foundations of Western Herbal Me...
Foundations of Western Herbal Me...
Oct 4 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Foundations of Western Herbal Medicine @ Wendell | Massachusetts | United States
Foundations of Western Herbal Medicine A 10-week course exploring Native American & Western healing systems, taught by master herbalist and teacher Chris Marano Blending the best of traditional and modern, European and Native American healing systems, science and[...]
Oct
7
Sat
9:00 am Foundations of Chinese Herbal Me... @ The Hawthorn Center
Foundations of Chinese Herbal Me... @ The Hawthorn Center
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Foundations of Chinese Herbal Medicine in Vermont @ The Hawthorn Center  | Bristol | Vermont | United States
FOUNDATIONS OF CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE Hosted by Sweetgrass Herbals This course explores the foundations of Chinese Herbal Medicine, making it accessible and practical for anyone interested in human health, and providing participants with the foundations[...]
Oct
11
Wed
5:30 pm Foundations of Western Herbal Me...
Foundations of Western Herbal Me...
Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Foundations of Western Herbal Medicine @ Wendell | Massachusetts | United States
Foundations of Western Herbal Medicine A 10-week course exploring Native American & Western healing systems, taught by master herbalist and teacher Chris Marano Blending the best of traditional and modern, European and Native American healing systems, science and[...]

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