Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 10:45 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
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Allison Dush 
Massachusetts Horticultural Society 


Parkman Room of the Education Building 
900 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02482

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Herbs & The Plague: Herbal Medicine During the Black Death of Europe 

Join award-winning herbalist Holly Bellebuono to learn about the deadliest epidemic in human history and to discover how plants played a role in people’s attempts at a cure. The history of the Plague opens fascinating windows into the human spirit and gives special glimpses of the perceptions—and uses—of the natural world. Feel free to bring a lunch along for this wonderful afternoon.

Award-winning herbalist, author and international speaker Holly Bellebuono directs The Bellebuono School of Herbal Medicine on Martha's Vineyard. Holly’s lectures at conferences, retreats, and universities about herbal medicine, women's empowerment, and visionary thinking help us transform the way we think and live. She is the author of 6 books on herbal medicine: The Essential Herbal for Natural Health, Women Healers of the World, and the most recent An Herbalist’s Guide to Formulary, and her work has been featured in Parabola, Taproot, The New York Times, and Sage Woman. https://www.hollybellebuono.com/

Sponsored by The New England Unit of The Herb Society of America http://www.neuhsa.org/

$25/general admission