MEDICINAL PLANT HEALING WALKS, WITH JEAN FRANCOIS SOBIECKI
Come experience the Re-connective Healing Power of Medicinal Plants and Nature with Ethnobotanist (medicinal plant specialist) and Healer Jean Francois Sobiecki, as he takes you on a Journey through the beautiful and peaceful Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve in the South of Johannesburg.
You will learn about South Africa’s most powerful healing plants used by the Izangoma (diviners) and Izinyanga (herbalists), how traditional medicine is prepared and used, the role of psychoactive plants in healing, wild edible plants and more…
For enquiries regarding costs of the Plant Walks please contact Jean at firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn about nature on a plant safari
Full Day Medicinal Plant Use and Traditional Healing Training
The mentoring is usually done for healer initiates or those using plants as part of their practice but anyone who has passion in the healing knowledge I can teach.
The training will occur first at the Faraday muti market in Johannesburg,where we can buy samples of medicines and discuss Traditional Medicine dynamics there, then we go through to Klipriviersberg nature reserve (Mondeor South JHB) to engage nature and plants in living form.
Jean covers in this intensive training:
*How to identify, prepare and use South Africa’s most powerful healing plants such as Artemisa afra (Umhlonyane), Pentanisa prunelloides (Icimamlilo), etc
*Global cross cultural patterns of using plant medicines for cleansing, opening, and strengthening.
*How to prepare plant medicines and ways to administer them: steaming, washing, tinctures, decoctions, smudging, smoking, ointments etc.
*Principles of Healing and Holistic Medicine. Addressing diseases of lifestyle such as high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer etc.
*What is traditional medicine and being a healer? Understanding the initiation process.
*Understanding how traditional medicines can be used to effectively treat stress, anxiety and depression.
*What are psychoactive plants and how do they heal the mind. Examples covered in depth: Ayahuasca, San Pedro, (Psilocybe mushrooms) and Ubulawu. What is their role in the initiation of South American & South African healers.
*Wild Edible Plants and Survival Skills and more…
The training is intensive so bring a notebook, hat, good walking shoes snacks and water.
*I can also include guidance on your own personal healing journey during the training.
Times are from 9:30 to 4:30pm. Dates can be discussed and decided on.
The cost for the full day training: R2700.
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