Rose - the Queen of Flowers
Rose offers much in the way of clearing the physical and emotion blocks that stunt our health.The benevolence of this high vibrational plant provides healing in all its botanical forms, making it especially relevant in our challenging times that call for stability, resiliency, authenticity and an open heart. Learn about the rich history and amazing grace Rose offers and how she can help improve our overall wellbeing as we blossom into our better selves, integrating body, mind and spirit.
We will discuss some uses of the whole plant, but will focus our time on the essential oil as we cover materia medica and uses for the physical body, blending for affordability, and include some ritual uses, both modern day and historical. You will be introduced to some principles of Heart Math® (www.heartmath.com) research and how science is proving that the heart affects the heath of the whole body more than originally thought. What better time than near Valentine's Day to learn about the wondrous uses of this mystical healing plant while you develop true wisdom of the heart.
About Mindy Green
Mindy is an herbalist, esthetician, and aromatherapist, and has written extensively on medical botany and natural lifestyles. With 40 years of experience in the natural products industry, she is a well-known educator, author, past director of education for the Herb Research Foundation, and clinical aromatherapist for the Aveda Corporation. She is a current advisory board member of the American Botanical Council (publishers of HerbalGram Magazine), and brings a wealth of experience and industry insight to the board of the American College of Healthcare Sciences. Mindy is a founder and professional member of the American Herbalists Guild [RH (AHG)] and a Registered Aromatherapist (RA) with advanced training in essential oils from Purdue University. She teaches aromatherapy for the University of Arizona's Center for Integrative Medicine and consults through