Historical Herbalism: Famous Figures in Herbal Studies

Aug 21, 2018 3:00 PM - Aug 21, 2018 4:00 PM

Join ACHS Herbal Medicine Department Chair Scott Stuart on campus and online for a discussion on historical figures in herbal medicine!

This talk will introduce budding herbalists to the important historical figures of Karl Linnaeus, David Douglas, Jane Colden, and Marianne North.

You will learn...

  • The contribution of each of these figures to the field of botany and herbalism.
  • The impact of each person on the world in general.
  • The challenges, especially for women, as botanists in this time period.
  • An appreciation for this era of exploration and history and, hopefully, inspire further individual research and learning in the historical lineage of herbal studies.

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Scott Stuart’s love of herbal medicine, Chinese martial arts, and Taoist philosophy called him to change careers from journalism and photography to Traditional Chinese Medicine. Scott has completed a four-year Master's program in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland, Oregon. He has skills in acupuncture, herbal medicine, Zen Shiatsu massage, flower essences, and Qigong. Scott is Vice President of The Clackamas Center for Traditional Medicine (CCTM). Scott is the Herbal Medicine Department Chair and teaches herbal studies and holistic health at ACHS.