The nervous system is an amazing network of nerve cells and fibers that coordinates the relationships among all our body’s systems. Its good functioning is therefore critical to our overall health. In this three-evening series we will explore how to use herbs to support our nervous system and address imbalances when they occur.
Building and Supporting a Healthy Nervous System with Herbs and Foods
Thursday, March 8, 8–10pm, $30
We’ll learn about adaptogens such as holy basil, alteratives such as red clover and nourishing tonics such as oat straw; and learn how to choose between using herbs as tinctures or teas, infusions, syrups, baths, and/or capsules.
Calmatives and Tonics for the Nervous System
Thursday, March 15, 8–10pm, $30
Tonight we look at specific internal and external applications of: nourishing and tonic herbs; stimulating and sedating herbs (e.g. linden, motherwort, chamomile, roses, skullcap, etc.); and how to use herbs to help address stress, anxiety, panic, depression, shock, and grief.
Pain Alleviation with Herbs
Thursday, March 22, 8–10pm, $30
In our final evening we cover how to help ourselves and others with acute or chronic pain (from headaches, arthritis, injuries, etc.) using (internally and/or topically) such herbs as St. Johnswort, ginger, sweet blue violet, wintergreen, black birch, lavender, yarrow,
A LECTURE SERIES
This class is part of a series of 3 classes that can be taken individually or as a whole.
To register for the complete series click here.
(3 sessions) Thursdays, March 8–22, 8–10pm
NYOC Members: $75 / Nonmembers: $80 /
Individual Sessions: $30