Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Isla Burgess. Isla has been through many ways of looking at the world and the plant world inparticular. Erring on the view of plants as intelligent life forms capable of self expression and an MSc in Holistic Science in 2008 and 2009, set her on a ‘the journey of a lifetime’. Every day that Isla lives on this land in the wilds of Central Otago, New Zealand, Isla lives as a participant in this extraordinary place.Following on from the very practical book Weeds Heal A Working Herbal,written in 1998, Isla wrote a second book that includes many of the experiences of living on this land among these extraordinary beings. That book is The Biophilic Garden Connecting People, Plants and Inscape was published last November.
EVENTS | Midwest Women's Herbal Conference | WLRN with Linda Conroy, Isla Burgess and Tieraona Low Dog
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Isla Burgess, DipPE DipTchg DipHerbMed MNZAMH MNHAA, has been an educator for the past 40 years, currently the Director of the International College of Herbal Medicine, was the founding Director of the Waikato Center for Herbal Medicine in New Zealand and is a convenor for the International Research Group for the Conservation of Medicinal Plants.Isla is a graduate in Education of the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. She established the first four-year Diploma in Herbal Medicine in Australasia at the Waikato Centre for Herbal Studies and has been largely responsible for training medical herbalists at the Center over the last 10 years. She developed a practical, innovative course drawing on 25 years practice and investigation in the field of medicinal plants and their therapeutic uses. She has presented papers at conferences and seminars both nationally and internationally and is the author of Weeds Heal: A Working Herbal. A gardener at heart, Isla continually delights in the potential of unopened packets of seeds.You can visit Isla at http://HerbCollege.com