17th Annual National Herb Day Celebration in St. Pete
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on May 6, herbalists and lovers of herbal medicines will celebrate the importance of plants in health with Herb Day 2023. Hosted by Acupuncture & Herbal Therapies and Traditions School of Herbal Studies, at 2520 Central Avenue, in St. Pete, this celebration honors the importance of plants in health.
Free and open to the public, there will be herb and food tastings and botanical teas, with free lectures every 30 minutes throughout the day, including Herbs for Pets, Herb and Drug Interactions, Becoming an Herbalist, Herbal First Aid, Herbal Skincare, and more. Lectures will be given by local herb experts. Locally grown medicinal plants will be for sale.
Herb Day was created by the Herb Day Coalition, a national group of nonprofit herbal organizations dedicated to herbal education, research, quality control, plant preservation, and the responsible use of herbs in human health. The St. Petersburg event is a collaboration with the Florida Herb Society and the West Coast Chapter of the American Herbalists Guild; raffle drawings will be held throughout the day for their benefit.