Herbal Medicine Summer Series with Bryan Peters


3 Herbal medicine classes

Thursday July 25th  6pm to 8pm

Thursday Aug. 22nd  6pm to 8pm

Thursday Sept. 26th  6pm to 8pm

$35 per class 

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Meet Instructor, Bryan Peters, MH, LAHT, Reiki Practitioner

Bryan Peters is an Intuitive Herbalist. This gifted skill stems from his rich heritage of medicinal healers from the Appalachian Mountains and the Crow Nation. 

Bryan enjoyed spending his youth in the woods of Northeast Ohio where he was raised. His grandmother taught him a wide range of herbs to be used in traditional/folk herbal remedies and medicines. 

Bryan received Accreditations from the Centre of Excellence in Herbalism and is good standing with the International Alliance of Holistic Therapy.   

Bryan’s extensive knowledge of traditional folk and medicine herbal skills had led him to teach classes in the Northeast Ohio area, including Walsh University. In his classes he teaches how to make herbal tinctures, salves and oils, and also lectures on herbal properties and their modalities.  

Bryan is an Angel Ray and Reiki practitioner and proficient in the Art of Tea Reading, using his wild crafted herbal blend teas.  Bryan is the owner of Spellwinderz and Holiztics and is available to teach classes on  traditional folk/medicinal herb classes, herbal tea parties and  herbalist services. He lives with his partner in Warren, Ohio, with their dog, Luna, and Gizmo the ferret. 

about the class

Learn to work with herbal medicine for physical well-being as well as mental/emotional support. 

In each class you will learn:

- What are the healing properties of various common/local herbs

- Where to purchase the plant or find seeds to grow your own plants

- What time in the life of the plant do you harvest it

- What part of the plant do you use for which purpose

- How to store it

- How to apply it (i.e. topically, used as a food ingredient, mixed as a salve or poltice, used in aromatherapy, etc.)

- How to make herbal teas for overall health and well-being

Fun Facts About Herbal Medicine

Facts shared from (http://www.altmedicinezone.com/herbal-medicine/interesting-facts-about-herbal-medicine/)

- The concept of herbal medicine goes back to centuries but it is only now that the world has truly embraced the many benefits of this form of naturally occurring medicine.

- It is a fact that herbal medicine doesn’t have as many side effects as allopathic medicine

- The word Drug that we so commonly use to refer to medicines these days actually comes from a Dutch word ‘Droog’ which means ‘Dry’ or ‘To dry’. This fact reveals that ancient healers used to dry herbs and plants so that they could be used as medicines. 

- Another fact which is related to herbal medicines is that a whopping 7000 compounds used in modern day medicine have been derived from plants and herbs.

- It is a fact that in today’s date and time, over half of all the medical schools are now offering courses on alternative medicine. These courses are basically those forms of medicine or healing that include the study of plants as medicine.

-  The World Health Organization or WHO estimates that 80% of the population of the world is now using Herbal Remedies.

These fun facts are shared from https://draxe.com/herbal-medicine/

- About 25 percent of the drugs prescribed worldwide are derived from plants

-   Written records of the use of herbal medicine date back more than 5,000 years, and for much of history, herbal medicine was the only medicine.

- Today, plants are being used to treat a number of health concerns and conditions, including allergies, arthritis, migraines, fatigue, skin infections, wounds, burns, gastrointestinal issues and even cancer — proving that it’s true that food is medicine  

Payment and Class Fee Policies

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I understand there are no refunds or exchanges for other workshops, clinics, presentation, sessions, classes or store merchandise. Prepayment is required to reserve my registration. I understand I will receive an email with helpful information such as directions, parking, etc. If I choose for any reason not to attend any class, workshop, presentation or event after registering, I agree that my class fee is to be used as a donation to White Barn Healing Arts Center, a 501c3 non-profit organization.

Teaser Tips — What's It Good For?



Consuming garlic can help reverse diabetes, boost the immune system, regulate blood pressure, relieve allergies and improve hair loss.

milk thistle


Aids digestive function and improves skin health



The oily resin from the root acts as a highly anti-inflammatory agent

st. johns wort


Relieves PMS symptoms and works as an anti-depressant

aloe vera


Used for constipation, skin diseases and infections



Used for fevers, stomach aches, toothaches, insect bites and infertility.