Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 10:45 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
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Parkman Room of the Education Building

900 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02482

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Allison Dush
Massachusetts Horticultural Society

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. Though gruesome and horrifying, the history of the Plague opens fascinating windows into the human spirit and gives special glimpses of the perceptions—and uses—of the natural.

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