THE ROOTS OF HEALING AND THEIR HEAVENLY CONNECTIONS
This is an online event
When: November 3, 2021 to December 18, 2021
Instructor: DR Edna M. Williams, M.S., D.C.
Contact: Raghda A Abdelmaksoud
Full Event Details:
A Six Week course designed for both beginning and experienced students and practitioners of herbal healing arts. This course connects ancient wisdom – both eastern and western – with modern applications of herbs and herbal preparations. Astrological correlates of the healing herbs, along with a detailed discussion of materia medica, will be introduced. Emphasis will be on gaining knowledge of the energetic properties, and practical and magical applications, of medicinal plants. *Course Topics – Six Weeks: Introduction to the world of healing with plant doctrine of SignaturesThe Zodiac and the Body – MelothesiaTemperaments, Elements, Humours, and Constitutions Properties of Plants Astringent to Vulnerary – understanding therapeutic actionsPreparations of Herbs with Water – Teas, Tangs, and TisanesPlanetary associations with plants Materia medica roots, shoots, trees, leaves, flowers, fruits, berriesBotany that embodies the wisdom of the plants creating herbal remedies Eastern Healing Wisdom – Five Elements / Phases or Wu XingBlending with the elements connecting with constitutions more material medica Plant FamiliesExternal preparations with water, oil, and herbs chemical constituents and properties more materia medica Creating individualized herbal options cases with constitutional remedies cases with acute remedies cases with chronic remedies Where :The course will be live on zoom – no recoding 90 Min each session with Q&A When: November 3rd 3:00 PM EST November 6th 3:00 PM EST November 13th 3:00 PM EST November 20th 3:00 PM EST December 4th 3:00 PM EST December 11th 3:00 PM EST December 18 th 3:00 PM EST About the Instructor.: DR Edna M. Williams, M.S., D.C. has been a medical herbalist, teacher, and women’s health expert for over four decades. She has taught Herbal Medicine classes at the University of California at Santa Cruz; New College of California; The Evergreen State College; State University of New York – Westchester Community College; and, Pacific Rim College. She has practiced in the US, Canada, Mexico, Hong Kong, China, and Italy. In addition, Dr. Williams has incorporated medical astrology with her healing arts practice for many years. She has also taught at numerous acupuncture and massage schools in the US and in Canada, where she also recently served as the Director of the School of Holistic Nutrition and worked closely with the Herbal Medicine students.