North Carolina Class on Nervines

Written on April 8, 2013 at 7:54 pm, by admin in Blog

Happy Spring!  I hope the lengthening days are finding you healthy and happy and filled with the energy of growth. Below you will find an announcement for my newest class happening in Hillsborough, NC in just over two weeks time. Please spread the news of this class to anyone you might know who might join us!       -amy

Herbs for Stress, Sleep, Anxiety and Depression
with Herbalists Will Endres and Amy Rouse

How do sleep issues, anxiety, depression, and stress interrelate?

What herbs can specifically target and alleviate these issues?

What other ailments can they heal?

We will also explore the ways in which herbs of the East coast and West coast, as well as age and gender, relate to these issues.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
117 N. Occoneechee St. in Hillsborough, NC

Cost: $35 Preregistration. Payment must be received before the class.
Pay via through Paypal ( or check (call 919-732-9785 for address).

Amy Rouse is a certified clinical herbalist and the owner of Backyard Remedies: Herbal and Nutritional Support. She began apprenticing in her home state of North Carolina over 10 years ago with Appalachian herbalist Will Endres of Will’s Wild Herbs. Since then she has traveled the country studying healing medicines of many landscapes including the Sonoran Desert with the late master herbalist Michael Moore, the Rocky Mountains with Paul Bergner, and is now wildcrafting and growing herbs in Northern California. Amy believes that food is our best medicine and the plants are sacred teachers. She homesteads, teaches and educates on food and herbs and can be found at and

Will is an herbalist, wildcrafter, and outdoor guide from West Virginia with more than 40 years’ experience. He studied for 28 years with herb doctor, and healer CF “Catfish” Gray. He has had many herbal elders, and has been deeply influenced by the traditional Cherokee approach to plants and medicine. Living and working in the woods has given him a uniquely intimate knowledge of the natural world. He offers year round walks, talks, classes and apprenticeships. He is the sole proprietor of “Will’s Wild Herbs,” and has been in business for 38 years. He has taught over 350 apprentices, and countless community members, about the bounty of wild plants in the Piedmont.

Will and Me at my wedding in 2008


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