Keynote Speaker

Rosemary Gladstar

Vani Hari

Herbal Medicine For Everyone: Using Herbs for Health, Healing and Radiant Well Being

Saturday, November 10, 2017 • 12:30-2:30pm • Salon A

Herbalism is the oldest system of healing in the world. Herbs grow everywhere around us, but so many people are still unfamiliar with them, have concerns about their safety, or don’t know how to use them for ultimate effectiveness. In this practical and inspiring workshop, Rosemary will share the essentials of practicing herbalism as a home healing art. Combining historical use and modern research, she will discuss important safety issues, herbal preparation, and the medicinal uses of some of our most commonly available herbs. Rosemary will also share some of her all time favorite recipes, including recipes for winter health.

A pioneer in the modern herbal movement, Rosemary Gladstar has been called the "godmother of American herbalism." She has been practicing, living, learning, teaching and writing about herbs for over 40 years. Rosemary is the author of eleven books including the recently published Medicinal Herbs; a Beginners Guide, Herbal Healing for Women, Gladstar Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Well Being and The Science and Art of Herbalism, an extensive home study course. She is the founder/director of Sage Mountain Herbal Retreat Center and Botanical Sanctuary, Founding President of United Plant Savers, and former director of The International Herb Symposium and The New England Women’s Herbal Conference. She is also the co-founder of Traditional Medicinal Tea Company, for which she did all of the original formulations, and the founder of the California School of Herbal Studies, the oldest running herb school in the country. Along with creating community and loving people, herbs are her passion and joy in life. Rosemary lives and works from her home, Sage Mountain Herbal Retreat Center, a 500 acre botanical preserve in central Vermont. Visit

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