Health Benefits of Plant Extracts: A Historical Overview and Personal Account of Essential Oil Practices
Saturday 4:00-5:00, Awaken Room
The healing powers of natural plant extracts have been successfully demonstrated for thousands of years, from ancient pharmacopoeias to contemporary uses in conventional and alternative medicine. This lecture will provide a general overview of the historical and scientific aspects of healing with medicinal plants. Jessica will discuss her own personal journey, and attendees can expect to learn some of the exciting possibilities that plant extract provide for healing, along with some of the science behind their therapeutic properties
Jessica Norris has a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Virginia. She trained to be a forensic scientist, and then discovered the powers of essential oils for therapeutic purposes.