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Herbs as the Heart of Healing – Herbal Medicine Class

Instructor: Katolen Yardley, MNIMH, Medical Herbalist

Discover the healing benefits of herbal medicine and further your knowledge of holistic health. This course is an introduction to the realm of plant medicine. Topics covered include: science based theory, safety, traditional use, first aid application and home application of common local plants. Learn to identify and recognize common local medicinal plants, master techniques of blending medicinal teas, prepare herbal salves and herbal vinegars and gain confidence to use herbal medicine for common health complaints. Acquire the practical knowledge of herbal medicine through a hands-on approach of integrating herbal medicine use into your home. Time will be spent learning 10 herbs in detail. For general interest and for professionals desiring an introductory course on plant based medicine.

Time: 10-4 pm Cost: $ 159.00

Course Dates: 1 weekend / Saturday and Sunday, June 5 and 6, 2010

Location: Langara College # 100- West 49 Avenue Vancouver

To Register Call: Langara College Continuing Studies at 604-323-5322 or 604-323-5918

Course Number: 60126

Instructor Profile: Katolen Yardley, MNIMH is a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists. Owner of Alchemy & Elixir Health Group and Wellness Centre in Vancouver, she has been in the Holistic Health field since 1993, with over 8 years of clinical experience. Since 1998, Katolen appears monthly on Global Television morning news, where she offers herbal information to the public. She has been a guest teacher at Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine, has presented at global conferences and appeared in print in numerous journals and health magazines. Katolens personal interest in health lies with the emotional connection to wellness and dis-ease, nervous system disorders and womens health issues. She believes in providing usable tools for healing through inspiration and education.

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