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The Scarlet Sage Herb Co.: Wellness In Pregnancy with Laura Ash
July 16 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
There are so many herbs and foods out there that people recommend, whether to avoid or to take every day.
What does the research say? What are the traditions?
Join Laura Ash, Clinical Herbalist, and mother of two, to talk about what herbs to take and avoid before conception, during pregnancy, and after birth. We will discuss common misconceptions and ‘old wives tales’ of herbs like Red Raspberry leaf, and the difference between expensive and cheap supplements.
This class is for those who are desiring to prepare for pregnancy, doulas, midwives, caregivers, pregnant people, and post-birth parents.
Please join us! Pregnancy friendly snacks will be provided.
About the teacher:
Laura Ash is a clinical herbalist, mother of two, a queer woman, dancer, storyteller, and social entrepreneur. In 2006, Laura graduated from The California School of Herbal Studies in Clinical Herbal Medicine while running a chai tea company, and in 2008, Laura co-founded Avra Organic Spa in San Francisco.
Laura has studied in clinic and privately with many teachers; David Hoffmann, Matthew Wood, Dr. Vasant Lad, to name a few. She has also been a guest lecturer teaching western herbalism at UW Madison. After living overseas in the UK and East Africa, Laura has felt a sacred obligation to support Indigenous People in their health sovereignty, and in 2011 she started a nonprofit called Herbal Anthropology Project which has protected Maasai Traditional Medicine in Tanzania through the framework of the Traditional Knowledge Division of the World Intellectual Property Organization.
Laura currently lives in San Francisco, California with her two children and her partner, and is the owner of The Scarlet Sage Herb Co.
About the class:
• Date: July 16th, 12:30pm-2pm
• Location: The Scarlet Sage Herb Co, 1193 Valencia St, San Francisco
• Cost: $24
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Wellness In Pregnancy with Laura Ash – July 16th, 12:30pm-2pm