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Medicinal Tree Barks

Tree Barks

Class: Medicinal Tree Barks. Photo by Michael Ratliff.

Although often overlooked in favor of herbaceous medicinals, tree barks have provided important medicines, such as salicylic acid, originally from willow, and tonics, like root beer (using birch, sassafras, and other tree species), thought to alleviate ailments like arthritis. Learn about the identification and uses of medicinal trees in the Garden and elsewhere.
Dates:March 18, 2018 Check for other dates
Meets:Su from 10:00 AM to 12 N
Location:Administration Building Classroom 125
Instructor:Nathaniel Whitmore
Member Fee:$ 34.00
Nonmember Fee:$ 37.00

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