Herbal Medicine of Desert Plants

Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018

Time: 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Instructor: Emily Sanders

Location: Arroyo Room & Garden Grounds

Spaces still available.  Please register at the class.

Learn the medicinal and edible effects of our native desert plant community. Come explore the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - move your body, breathe, and reconnect with nature. During this morning walk, you will learn about the folk, medicinal, and culinary uses of desert plants that grow in our own backyard. Safe plant ID and ethical wild crafting with be taught, along with easy to make herbal remedies for everyday ailments.


Emily SandersCertified Clinical Herbalist, Certified Clinical Nutritionist, Certified Massage Therapist

Emily Sanders has been studying herbal medicine and holistic healing since 2009 and is passionate about connecting people to their local plant allies. Emily believes that the magic of the plants comes from the connections we have with them. As herbs are used to heal people, people in turn help heal the plants by growing gardens and protecting ecosystems.

See other upcoming classes on her website

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Herbal Medicine of California Native Plants Series