Adaptogens - Herbs for Stress and Stamina w Julia Graves
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About The Event
Adaptogens are a group of precious herbs that have recently received much media and marketing attention because they assist the body in adapting to stress and enhance stamina. Worldwide there is only a small group of herbs that are able to be classified as adaptogens; From the many types of ginseng to rhodiola, these herbs enhance immunity, clarity of mind, and other vital functions.
Now more than ever, with the heightened demands of our modern life, it is essential to know about these plants. This class includes a presentation of the major adaptogens, their actions, use (and abuses), as well as instructions for differential diagnosis among them. Some herbal adaptogens and preparations will be available in class to sample. This class is for interested lay people as well as advanced herbalists. Do not miss this special opportunity!
Julia Graves is a master herbalist, homoeopath, Gestlat psychotherapist and flower essence creator. Known for her lively and clear teaching style, she was raised in Germany by an herbalist mother and orthopaedic surgeon father. Julia studied herbalism, anthroposophic massage and healing as well as cupping as a teenager.
She then studied medicine at Kiel university for four years. She wrote her doctoral thesis on her ethno-medical field research on traditional midwives and healers in a remote area of Zimbabwe. While working for Findhorn Flower Essences in their early days, she trained as a flower essence practitioner as well as a flower essence creator. Julia has since developed her own line of flower essences, the Lily Circle, as well as other kits.
In 2010, she founded the Naturopathic Earth Quake Survivor Relief Clinic in response to the devastating earthquake to Haiti, and has headed the clinic in its missions that has since offered free treatment to 70 000 people.
Julia is an acclaimed international lecturer. She is the author of The Language of Plants, a detailed guide to the doctrine of signatures, which has received an enthused response in the herbal scene since its publication in 2012, as well as of other books.
She brings 34 years of clinical experience to her teaching.
Julia is a personal teacher of mine (Jodi McKee writing here). Her herbal teachings, common sense approach and intuitive sense has really shaped who I am as an herbalist, healer and mother. Julia comes to Minnesota to teach about every two years so if these classes are calling to you do not miss this special opportunity. She introduced me to adaptogens years ago and my life was never the same! They are powerful healing plants that many need right now.
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