On Saturday, May 5th from 10 AM to 4PM, herbalists and lovers of herbal medicines celebrate the importance of plants in health with Herb Day 2018. The free celebration will be held in St. Petersburg and hosted by Acupuncture & Herbal Therapies and Traditions School of Herbal Studies located at 2520 Central Ave in St Petersburg, Florida.
The event is free and open to the public. Come enjoy free lectures, herb and food tasting, botanical teas, local herb plants for sale and numerous vendors related to herbs. Free lectures all day long about the uses of herbs in health, safety, medicine making, and much more. According to Bob Linde, Registered Herbalist, “this is one of my favorite days of the year. We get to meet with hundreds of like-minded local people to create a stronger herbal community.” Anyone interested in learning more about herbs, herbal medicine and herbal safety should attend.
Herb Day was created by the Herb Day Coalition, a national group of non-profit herbal organizations dedicated to herbal education, research, quality control, plant preservation, and the responsible use of herbs in human health. The day consists of local herbal events that will take place throughout the nation.
The St. Petersburg event will be held May 5th from 10 AM to 4 PM and is a collaboration with the Florida Herb Society, the West Coast Chapter of the American Herbalists Guild, Willow Herbal Delight Garden and the Traditions School of Herbal Studies. There will be raffle drawings throughout the day to benefit Florida Herb Society and the West Coast Chapter of the American Herbalist Guild.
The event will be at Acupuncture & Herbal Therapies, 2520 Central Ave, St. Petersburg. Lectures will be held every 45 minutes throughout the day on subjects such as Herbs for Pets, Herb and Drug Interactions, Becoming an Herbalist, Medicine Making with the Moon. Cooking with Herbs, and other topics. Lectures will be given by local herb experts such as Robert Linde, AP, RH, director of Acupuncture & Herbal Therapies, Renee Prince, Clinical Herbalist and co-director of Traditions School of Herbal Studies, Willow La Monte of Willow Herbal Delight Garden, and other herb experts. Vendors include the Florida Herb Society, Mother Kombucha, Traditions School of Herbal Studies, and many others. For more information see the websites www.acuherbals.com www.traditionsherbschool.com. For further information call 727-318-2505.