10.25.16 // Herbs for Anxiety with Janet Kent // 6:30-8:30pm

Anxiety, a sense of worry or dread, is something most of us experience at some point in our lives. For many of us, this is a regular occurrence. Though the experience may be commonplace, anxiety manifests differently in each of us, both in symptoms and severity. We can successfully ease our anxious symptoms if we know which herbal remedies best suit our needs. In this class, we will discuss many of the ways anxiety presents and which herbs ease those specific symptoms. You will leave with the tools to create an herbal formula that is right for you. Relief is on the way.

Janet Kent is an herbalist, educator, gardener and writer. The child of two naturalists, Janet grew up in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains, learning the amazing diversity of regional wild flowers at an early age. She began studying the medicinal uses of plants when she moved to a rich Appalachian cove high in the mountains of Madison county, North Carolina twelve years ago. She lives there in her hand-built mud/straw home where she maintains an ever growing herbal apothecary and medicinal & native plant nursery, Medicine County Herbs. She views herbal medicine as a means of reconnecting to the long tradition of herbalism in rural Appalachia and as a way to empower people to take their heath into their own hands.

In recent years, she has focused on herbal approaches to mental health and self-published a book, Ease Your Mind: Herbs for Mental Health in 2014. She believes in teaching others to grow, harvest and make their own medicine, thus making holistic health accessible to everyone.

$10-30 sliding scale, per person.




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