Plants and People: Herbal Medicine Making
Make Simple Remedies at Home
The world health organization states that in some parts of the world 80% of the population uses herbal medicine for primary health care. Most of this health care occurs in the kitchen and is administered by a family member, often a mother or grandmother. Many in the western world have not had this wisdom passed on, but we still carry the memory in our cells. This course is an invitation to remember.
Linda Conroy is a bioregional, wise woman herbalist, educator, wildcrafter, permaculturist and an advocate for women's health.
She is the proprietress of Moonwise Herbs and the founder of Wild Eats: a movement to encourage people and communities to incorporate whole and wild food into their daily lives. She is passionate about women's health and has been working with women for over 20 years in a wide variety of settings.
Linda is a student of nonviolent communication and she has a masters degree in Social Work as well as Law and Social Policy. Linda has been offering hands on herbal programs and food education classes for well over a decade. She has completed two herbal apprenticeship programs, one of which was with Susun Weed at the Wise Woman Center and she has a certificate in Permaculture Design. Linda is a curious woman whose primary teachers are the plants; they never cease to instill a sense of awe and amazement.
Her poetic friend Julene Tripp Weaver, eloquently describes Linda when she writes, "She listens to the bees, takes tips from the moon, and follows her heart."