Folk History + American Herbalism: An Overview of Western Plant Medicine
Learn about the centuries-old relationship between plants and humans as recorded through materia medica, botanical drawings, and oral tradition. Laura Baum of Laura’s Botanicals draws a line through this history, connecting endless stories about plants and people, origins, propagation, rituals, and therapeutic purposes. Join in a vibrant discussion about early American schools of plant medicine and their leaders, and how they influence the current renewal of interest in this herbal tradition. Take away lots of information about these traditions and ways to follow up on your own.