Introduction to Herbal Medicine

July 1, 2022 @ 6:00PM — 8:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Add to Calendar

All Souls Interfaith Gathering: 291 Bostwick Farm Rd Shelburne, VT 05482 Get Directions

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Explore the history of herbalism, as well as modern applications for herbal healing today!

This class is for anyone seeking to learn about the principles and practices of herbal medicine. We will explore the history of herbalism, folk practices and wisdom as passed down through the ages, as well as the vast amount of modern applications for herbal healing today. Herbalism is the people's medicine and the practice and art of incorporating herbs into one's daily life can be simple and most enjoyable. Everyone will leave with herbal tea and hopefully a spark of excitement and enthusiasm to delve deeper into how herbs can help us to heal ourselves and others.

Ilana is a community herbalist, Ayurvedic Practitioner and Yoga Instructor in South Burlington, Vermont. She has spent over 20 years in the fields of Ayurveda,Yoga and Herbalism and has worked with several pioneers in Botanical Medicine & Ayurveda in the US. She also has unique apothecary training and regularly compounds tinctures, salves, essential oil blends, teas and flower essences for her local community. Ilana's time at the Ayurvedic Institute working & studying with Dr. Vasant Lad was greatly formative. Ayurveda is the thread of continuity in all her work. Ilana has a clinical practice in South Burlington, VT and Norwalk, CT and regularly teaches classes on Ayurveda, Yoga, Aromatherapy and Herbalism throughout the Northeast. Her greatest passion is to share the love, magic, and healing gifts the natural world brings forth to share with us all. Ilana is also an avid nature photographer and flower power believer. Growing unique wildflowers and seeing pollinators thrive is her soul's bliss. She is mama to an amazing 11 year acrobat and loves Love, Vermont, Figs, Music, Seeds, Flowers, Peace, Permaculture, Plants and Dark Chocolate.

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