Linda Nash Stevenson is a herbalist, musician, acupuncturist & writer residing in Saint Petersburg ,Florida. She has a masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine … however, her herbal training began at a very early age in the woodlands and birch forests of upstate New York. Her undergraduate studies are in music performance & she has spent her life performing the universal language of music. She has been a practicing herbalist for over 20 years & is greatly inspired by herbal medicine. She has a small herbal practice creating custom tinctures & flower essences using flowers from her own gardens called Lifeforce Herbals. She loves to share healing wisdom & speaks at many events in Tampa Bay. She currently serves as President of the Florida Herb Society, & is a board member of The National Association of Hospice & Palliative Care Acupuncturists.
Linda’s 2017 Florida Herbal Conference classes:
Herbal Remedies to Ease Suffering in Illlness & Injury
Easing suffering is something we all can do. We will explore caregiving herbal wisdom to help loved ones, friends and patients using a whole person approach to help balance not just physical but also emotional and mental health. Intention setting and honoring family comfort zones along with offering remedies assures the best way to proceed when you are truly trying to help. This class will cover a spectrum of remedies to address many conditions using constitutional herbs, teas, compresses & poultices, food as medicine herbs & spices, herbal baths, flower essence remedies,aromatherapy, and herbal relief from many complaints that go along with illness.
20 Essential Chinese Herbs for every herbalist
There are hundreds of Chinese herbals to choose from and many of them are the best choice to use for specific ailments. Linda has chosen twenty of her favorite herbs to introduce in this class. She hopes to simplify their uses and will speak specifically to using singles and working with them in formulas. Come see, smell and feel them . oh, and not to forget, taste them!
From A to Z – Ai Ye to Zhi Gan Cao , you will walk away with twenty new rockstar herbs to use everyday!
Flute relaxation meditation soundscape
Come and sit for a few moments and relax to the sonic landscape of the flute or stay for awhile and go into a deeper place of meditation. Linda will have several types of her flutes with her to bring relaxation and stilling the mind into the moment.