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Mental Health and the Community Herbalist with 7Song

  • Five Flavors Herbs 344 40th Street Oakland, CA, 94609 United States (map)

Plants and herbal preparations have been used historically and are currently uses for treating mental health conditions. These conditions include: anxiety, depression, cognitive dysfunction, and other symptoms associated with emotional and psychological health. Categories and specific plants will be presented to help participants gain an understanding of clinical assessment and treatment strategies for these common health disorders.




7Song is a clinical herbalist, teacher, botanist and naturalist. He is the director and main instructor of the Northeast School of Botanical Medicine. He is a founder, a practicing herbalist and the Director of Holistic Medicine at the Ithaca Free Clinic, an integrative clinic providing free consultations and herbal medicine for the larger community.

7Song has been active in herbal first aid for many years working at clinics, first aid stations and as a street medic in many situations.

One of his teaching goals is demonstrating how herbal medicine can offer primary and adjunct treatments for acute and chronic health conditions. He practices an integrative approach working alongside conventional and holistic practitioners. He aspires to make herbal medicine accessible, affordable and within reach of everyone