herb·​al·​ism | \ ˈ(h)ər-bə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce herbalism (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web The company also offers a 14-week residency program for individuals to pursue their passion projects, providing access to classes in herbalism, dancing, and language—which has already inspired some attendees to make their bond even more permanent. Sarah Enelow-snyder, Condé Nast Traveler, "For BIPOC Travelers, Heritage Trips Can Be Hard to Plan—These Companies Want to Change That," 21 Apr. 2021 For her, that means dimensionalising cannabis beyond smoking, but also bringing together her culinary skills and love of herbalism. Siraad Dirshe, refinery29.com, "How Cannabis Is Sparking Collective Healing For Black Women," 20 Apr. 2021 Pay attention to opportunities that arise around family, caretaking, real estate, or selfless roles like counseling, herbalism, or astrology around mid-March, as Mars gets a cosmic power up to execute your financial desires around this time. Janelle Belgrave, refinery29.com, "Your Money Horoscope For 2021 Is Here," 12 Jan. 2021 In 2011, Budde began studying permaculture, and later herbalism, before moving to Grass Valley — an area in the Sierra Nevada foothills about three hours northeast of San Francisco. New York Times, "From Northern California, Farm-Fresh Skin Care," 31 Dec. 2020 Frustrations over the Western appropriation of herbalism are shared among many Black herbalists. Julissa James, Los Angeles Times, "Why are so many turning to Black herbalists? Their remedies are tailor-made for 2020," 4 Dec. 2020 Hawthorne’s feed made herbalism feel accessible — necessary, even. Julissa James, Los Angeles Times, "Why are so many turning to Black herbalists? Their remedies are tailor-made for 2020," 4 Dec. 2020 In the future, that's looking like finding ways to offer free virtual herbalism classes and building more of an educational platform. Aliza Abarbanel, Bon Appétit, "The Herbal Mutual Aid Network Creates Free Tinctures for Black Organizers," 6 Aug. 2020 These recipes, written by someone who speaks the language of food, wouldn’t be out of place in a cookbook that had nothing to do with herbalism. Mackenzie Fegan, Bon Appétit, "The Cookbook That Makes Herbal Medicine Totally Approachable," 15 Apr. 2020

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1855, in the meaning defined above

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29 Apr 2021

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“Herbalism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/herbalism. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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herb·​al·​ism | \ ˈ(h)ər-bə-ˌliz-əm How to pronounce herbalism (audio) \

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