Medical Botany - 173BOT470B
This introduction to herbalism covers herbal traditions and highlights specific, health- optimizing foods and plants. Study the medicinal properties of plants used for the digestive, respiratory, and circulatory systems, as well as best practices for cultivating, harvesting, and storing herbs. Learn to prepare basic herbal teas, poultices, and soaks. The focus of the course is on general plant actions (carminatives, cholagogues, expectorants); detailed phytochemistry is not discussed.

Schedule: Saturdays, 02/04/17 - 03/18/17 (no class 02/18/17)
Times: 02:00pm - 04:00pm
Instructor: Ursula Basch
Location: NYBG, Watson Room 315
Price: This session is not currently open for registration.

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