Herbal Support for the Lungs

Maria Noel Groves, RH(AHG)

Clinical Herbalist, Wintergreen Botanicals, Author, Body into Balance

Session Description

Herbal Support for the Lungs: 8 am PST

Many herbs support the respiratory system that can be useful a wide variety of situations, each with its affinities based your personal needs and patterns. Maria will share some of her herbs and categories of herbs including soothing demulcents, movers and shakers, antimicrobials, lung-openers, and more that can be helpful in supporting resilience, promoting a healthy response to everyday infections, asthma, bronchitis, and more – sometimes solo but also alongside conventional medicine. Learn how to think critically when formulating for yourself or picking out products to address your needs and also swap in substitutes as needed.

About Maria

Maria Noël Groves, RH (AHG), registered clinical herbalist, runs Wintergreen Botanicals Herbal Clinic and Education Center, nestled in the pine forests New Hampshire. She has been working with herbs for more than 20 years, is certified by Michael Moore’s Southwest School of Botanical Medicine, completed studies at Sage Mountain, Heartsong Farm, and Lichenwood Herbals, and is a registered professional herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild. Maria’s practice focuses on education and empowerment through classes, health consultations, and writing with the foundational belief that good health grows in nature. She is the author of the award-winning, bestselling Body into Balance: An Herbal Guide to Holistic Self Care (Storey Publishing, 2016), a comprehensive 300+ page, full-color herbal wellness guide organized by body system that covers holistic anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology written for the layperson. It includes how to use herbs, diet, and lifestyle to manage common health concerns and is loaded with gorgeous plant photography, illustrations, charts, herbal action boxes, and recipes. It’s now used as required or recommended reading in several herbs schools across the country. Her book Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies: How to Create A Customized Herb Garden (Storey Publishing, 2019) teaches readers how to grow their own medicinal plants based on their specific health needs and how to make a variety of remedies from the these plants. Maria is a former editor for Natural Health magazine and currently a regular contributor to Herb Quarterly and other holistic publications including Mother Earth News, Mother Earth Living, Taste for Life, Remedies Magazine, and the Journal of the American Herbalists Guild. She’s a guest instructor for the Herbal Academy, Maryland University of Integrative Health, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and various herb schools across the country. She’s also the founder and past president of the NH Herbal Network Chapter of the American Herbalists Guild. Learn more about Maria and herbs at www.WintergreenBotanicals.com.