The Art of Herbal Medicine:
Learn the basics of how herbs can support your health and well-being, in both food and medicinal forms. Herbalism is the oldest form of medicine and every culture has its version, discover how you can incorporate botanical remedies into your daily life using a variety of methods from this traditional approach.
Herbal Support For Digestive Health.
Healthy digestion is the foundation of wellness and herbalists use a range of herbs to offer support. If you are curious to learn how to calm inflammation, release tension, move stagnant energy, and heal the gut, then taking a look at what and how we eat is key. We’ll discuss the importance of bitters, aromatics and prebiotic herbs and delicious ways to use them.
The Summer Herbal Apothecary
Whether it’s for prevention or relief, this class will give you the herbal tools you need to create remedies to have on hand for life’s little mishaps. We will cover poison ivy prevention, sunburn and bug bite relief; herbs and foods to stay cool and hydrated and remedies for cutting down on inflammation and muscle aches as well as others.
Herbal Stress Busters for City Living
Fast-paced City living can leave us with frazzled nerves and sleepless nights. Herbal medicine and foods can support the body to remain calm and centered during the day, and, if necessary, offer sleep support at night. This class is filled with delicious ways to use botanical medicine to bring the body back into balance, let go of tension and receive the nourishment of deep rest.
Dawn Petter is a clinical herbalist and flower essence practitioner based in New York City. She is a graduate of Arbor Vitae School of Traditional Herbalism and is trained as a flower essence practitioner with Delta Gardens and Findhorn Essences. Dawn offers in depth consults by appointment, and teaches classes and retreats at Corporations and institutions including, the NY and Brooklyn Botanic Gardens and The NY Open Center to name a few. She is also the owner of Petalune Herbals which specializes in herbal skincare. Her classes are imaginative, accessible and encourage students to use herbal medicine in everyday life. Visit www.petaluneherbals.com to learn more.