What is Herbalism?
Healing with herbs has been with us since the beginning, one of the many aspects of humankind’s symbiotic relationship with the natural world. It is the most time-tested healing tradition in the world, having evolved over hundreds of thousands of years in disparate regions and diverse cultures. Research into the amazing health benefits of the plant world will certainly continue, but herbal medicine has already benefited millions of people over the centuries. Herbalism can include other natural therapies such as diet and exercise to improve one’s health,
Why is Herbalism Important?
Healing with herbs is a way to be of service to The Divine, helping people and the planet by sourcing, utilizing and fostering the continuation of plants that can heal in a non-toxic way, oxygenating the planet as the plants transmute the radiant energies of the soil, rain, and sun to be used by the bodies of earth’s inhabitants.
What are the Benefits?
- Improve Health
- Health family, friends, and even clientele with the health benefits of abundant plants
- Make healthier food selections
- Save money
- Save time
- Help the environment
- Know what to do in an emergency
- Build a stronger immunity & treat common ailments using safe, easily available ingredients
- Improve mood & sexual health
- Increase energy & sleep better
Meet your Teacher: Brigitte Mars
Herbalist, Author, Professor, & Natural Chef
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Brigitte is an herbalist and nutritional consultant of Natural Health with over fifty years of experience. She teaches Herbal Medicine at Naropa University and The School of Health Mastery in Iceland. She has taught at Omega Institute, Esalen, Kripalu, Sivananda Yoga Ashram, Arise, Envision and Unify Festivals, and even The Mayo Clinic. She is also a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild. Brigitte is a Psychedelic Sitter and an end-of-life doula.
Brigitte is the author of many books and DVDs, including The Home Reference to Holistic Health and Healing, The Country Almanac of Home Remedies, The Desktop Guide to Herbal Medicine, Beauty by Nature, Addiction Free Naturally, The Sexual Herbal, Healing Herbal Teas, Rawsome!, and co-author of The HempNut Cookbook. Her latest project is a phone app called iPlant that helps budding herbalists utilize plants in the wild.
Brigitte and her daughter, Sunflower Sparkle Mars, have run Herb Camp for Kids in Boulder, Colorado. Brigitte’s other daughter is a world famous activist/yogini-actress/ international model, Rainbeau Mars.