Our skin can tell us so much about our health- from stress levels to digestive function and hormone balance. In this class, we will explore many of the avenues that contribute to the health of our skin, and how we can influence the vitality of our skin with foods and herbs. We will learn how to use various herbs internally and topically to improve skin quality.
Overview of the multi-faceted functions of the skin
Learn what our skin might be telling us about our health based on its quality (dry, oily, red/itchy, etc.)
Discover which foods and herbs are best for optimizing individual skin health
Come away with fantastic recipes for DIY skincare products
Students will be e-mailed webinar registration link 20 minutes before class begins
Please note- this is an online class and will not be taking place at the shop
About the Instructor:
Betsy has always been drawn to the healing arts and the natural world. She began her self-study of herbal medicine in 2001, reading anything and everything she could on the subject of plant healing, and taking classes wherever she could find them. Drawn by her desire to be closer to nature, she attended the University of Vermont and completed her undergraduate studies in Environmental Science and Ecological Agriculture, focusing on forest gardening with wild edibles and medicinals. During this time she also completed her 200 hour training in Vajra yoga, and taught for several years in the Burlington area. Desiring to pursue her study of herbal medicine, Betsy received her Masters of Science in Medical Herbalism from the Maryland University of Integrative Health. She currently practicing as a clinical herbalist, licensed nutritionist and Healing Touch practitioner in the Washington D.C. area. She is focusing her practice on supporting fertility and reproductive health, immune system health and digestive health.