Sambucus: A Global Medicine of Magic & Mystery

Sambucus: A Global Medicine of Magic & Mystery


Friday September 7

Cost: $30

class minimum:5

class maximum: 30

Guest Speaker: Bevin Clare
Maryland University of Integrative Health

Take a journey with Elder and its centuries of medicine and magic. We will look at contemporary application, the latest biomedical research, and lore around the globe with specific clinical prescriptions. You'll be enchanted with a presentation rich with the story and lore of these globally embraced plants as well as the medical possibilities emerging today. Cultures in almost every continent have used this genus for medicine and beyond, and the latest evidence base incorporates medicinal use along with ecology and other surprises. 

Bevin Clare, M.S., R.H., CNS,
is a clinical herbalist, nutritionist, mother, plant lover, and a Professor at the Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH). Bevin's lifelong pursuit of plant knowledge and community is central to her personal and professional life. As an herbalist and educator, Bevin trains clinical herbalists through their clinical internship at MUIH and brings herbs into the lives of many students, clients, and practitioners with her national and international presentations. She holds a MSc in Infectious Disease from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, serves on as an adjunct faculty member of the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the New York Chiropractic College. Bevin has studied herbal medicine around the world and blends her knowledge of traditional uses of plants with modern science and contemporary healthcare strategies.  She is a board member of the United Plant Savers, a group working to protect at-risk medicinal plants in North America. Bevin has been the President of the American Herbalists Guild since 2015 and the Vice-President since 2010. 

Cancellations & Refunds

  • Class cancellation by Misty Meadows:  Registrants receive full refund.

  • Cancellations by Registrant:  

    • Cancellations made at least 10 days prior to class will be refunded 75% unless otherwise noted on the Registration Page.

    • Cancellations made less than 10 days prior to class are nonrefundable.

    • Cancellations may be made in person, by phone (you must speak with a live person).Voice mail and email are not acceptable as that technology is not fully reliable.

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