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Lessons from Wilhelm Pelikan's
Pharmaceutical medicinal treatments before the advent of big chemical industry drug manufacturers, who's products are synthetically created from petroleum as imitations of plant processes, were primarily based on the use of plants and their healing virtues.
Anthroposophy has allowed new insight into the relationships between the human being and the plant world and the connections of plants with disease.
These lectures will be based on Wilhelm Pelikan's first two volumes of "Healing Plants".
Other research will help to illuminate that content.
Insight into this subject can be beneficial to the inquirer for health matters and for expanding one's knowledge over the world of plants anthroposophically.
“Perceive the secrets of thy soul
In the countenance
The wide world turns towards thee.
Perceive the living essence of the world
In the countenance
Imprinted by it on thine inmost soul. “
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 – Pea Family, Bedstraw Family, Spurge Family, Lily Family
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 – The Lower Plant Kingdom - Algae, Fungi, Lichens, Ferns, Horsetails
The Upper Plant Kingdom - Conifers, Pines, Cypress-Shrubs and Trees, St. John's Wort, Saxifrages,
Thick Leafed Plants, Gourds, Irises
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 – Grasses, Arums, Catkin Bearers, Willows, Rues, Pinks, Grape Family, Honeysuckles, Sea Buckthorn
Wednesday, May 18, 2106 – Vitamins, Food Plants, The Plants extra corporeal organs, Nitrogen, Oxygen, carbon and Hydrogen in the Atmosphere,
Myrtles, Crane bills, Wood sorrels, Mallows, Snapdragons
Wednesday, June 15, 2106 – Bindweeds, Olive Family, Dogbane Family, Heather Family, Primroses, Liver, Kidneys, Lungs, Heart
Wednesday, September 16, 2105 – Introduction, Mint Family
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 – Carrot Family, Poppy family, Carnivorus plants
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - Cress Family and Nightshade Family
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - Cactus Family, Fat Hen Family, Buttercup Family and Rose Family
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - Daisy Family (composite), Gentian, Borage