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Monthly Meetings

The SC Herbal Society holds monthly meetings on various topics relating to the world of herbs:  medicinal, culinary, propagation, garden planning, decorative, and more.  For our current schedule, please sign up to receive our monthly newsletter.


In addition to the topic explored each month, there will be time for members to provide input on topics they'd like to have covered, field trips to explore and organizations that SCHS could partner with.


Meetings are free to members and $10 for non-members.

If you can, please bring a dish to share or herbal tea to drink.


Charleston Meetings:  
Held 2nd Tuesday of the Month at the Educational Center of the Charleston Horticultural Society

October: Community Herbalists Panel:  Balancing Modern and Traditional Medicines.  Bring your questions on the best way to integrate traditional herbal protocols with modern medicine in these uncertain times of healthcare.  A panel of community herbalists will be on hand to offer suggestions. NOTE:  This panel will not address symptoms and diseases, but the broader topic of becoming your own healthcare advocate.

November:  One Love Kombucha with Jonathan Cox (make-your-own Kombucha kits will be offered for sale)

December: Herbal Wreaths and Dreamcatchers with Pat Harpell.  Learn how to make and decorate grape vine wreaths and dreamcatchers!  All materials supplied.

January:  Ayurvedic Detox.  Learn the ancient principles of detox based on Ayurvedic medicine.  

February: Tasty Tea Blends with Liz Firestone of Crescent Moon Apothecary.  Learn how to make a tasty -- and perhaps medicinal -- tea blend and take your creation home to sip!  Packaged teas will also be available for sale.

March: Clean and Green Household Products with Nicole Yallum.  Did you know that most household cleaning products are known toxins that can lead to respiratory, neurological and liver toxicity?  Nicole will show you some easy and inexpensive cleaning solutions, review alternatives and and talk about how to 'inventory' your home to ensure your and your family's health.

April:  Making Infused Honey with Nicole Marie.  Learn the tricks of making tasty, beneficial and medicinal honey infused with blossoms and berries.  This is a delicious class!  Products will also be on sale for purchase.

May: Smudge Sticks and Herbal Brooms with Pat Harpell.  You will make your own smudge stick and learn how to get your herbal spring cleaning in high gear with an herbal broom.  This just might make cleaning fun!