Voices of our Herbal Elders Podcast with Rosemary Gladstar

David is inner-viewed in episode 1 of Rosemary’s amazing new series.

I attended six national conferences on herbalism and heard many brilliant and inspiring speakers before selecting the Center for Herbal Studies with David Winston. I couldnʻt have chosen a better program. This program is for anyone interested in diving deep into the study of plants and their uses for health (mostly human uses and some animal uses). Initially I was not happy to find that 90 percent of the plants covered in the program are foreign to where I live in the Pacific. Fortunately, it has been my experience that studying those 250+ foreign plants prepared me to experience and investigate the plants that are growing in my local area through a more sophisticated lens.  Iʻve been able to expand my herbal formulary considerably.  The course stands on scientific evidence and some indigenous wisdom in a way that Iʻve developed broader skills in evaluating published material / statements about herbal medicines. In addition to studying plants the program also provides training in medicine making, TCM and botany. Every part of the training is useful in real life.

Kaimalani Boyd | Class of 2020