Botanica2014 Conference Pre-Programme
Friday 5th September - 13:30h-18:00h
- Dilis Clare (Ireland):Western Herbal Medicine: strengths, potentials and challenges.
- Rosari Kingston (Ireland):The Irish Healing Tradition, its manifestations and worldview.
- Sean Boylan (Ireland):To be confirmed.
- Andrea Butje (USA):Essential oil distillers around the world.
- Artisan Distillers:Around the world in fragrant ways- meeting with artisanal distillers
- Kailash Dixit (Nepal)
- Atanas Krachmarov (Bulgaria)
- Eleyne and Jacky Boyer (France)
Saturday 6th September - 09:00h-18:00h
- Wolfgang Steflitsch (Austria):From scientific roots to clinical brilliance of medicinal plants and aromas.
- Guilherme Oberlaender (Brazil):Antifungal and antimicrobial activity of Brazilian essential oils: Taking research into clinical practices.
- Lisa McKewan (France):Introducing essential oils into a French acute hospital setting: A progress report from Rennes.
- Linda O' Flaherty (South Africa):Enhancing relaxation in hospitalised children, particularly burn victims.
- Mark Moss (UK): Half way to Scarborough Fair? The cognitive and mood effects of rosemary and sage aroma.
- Nicolette Perry (UK): Your aromatic mind: plants and potentials for Alzheimers.
- Daiki Jimbo (Japan):Effect of aromatherapy on patients with Alzheimers disease.
- Ulla-Maija Grace (Finland):Treatments for memory impaired and palliative care patients: Reporting on studies in Finland.
- Madeleine Knapp Hayes-Wellhüner (Netherlands):End of life Aromacare for body, mind and spirit.
Sunday 7th September - 09:00h-16:30h
- Joe Nasr (UK):Aromatic and Spirituous Waters: precious tools for therapy.
- Marco Valussi (Italy):Co-evolution and synergy: The ecological role of essential oils and their possible therapeutic activities.
- Anne Marie Reilly (Ireland):Herbal medicine in the treatment of female functional infertility.
- Michelle Lyons (Ireland):An integrative approach to women's health.
- Julia Graves (France):Using essential oils and aromatic herbs in a natural disaster situation: The Haiti Clinic.
- Peggy Finston (USA):Aroma Puncture: Restoring harmony to the mind and emotions with ancient oils applied to ancient points.
- Farida Irani (Australia): The science of Ayurveda aromatherapy.
- Beverly Gray (Canada): Taiga: Celebrating wild plants of the earth's largest terrestrial ecosystem, The Boreal forests and the medicinal, aromatic and food plants used for health and healing. ..................................................................................................................................
Workshops (Monday, 8th September 2014)
- The art of incense making - Andrea Butje (USA)
- The Language of Flowers - Julia Graves (France)
- Aromatherapy and Fibromyalgia - Ulla-Maija Grace (Finland)
- Keeping the female pelvis happy and healthy - Michelle Lyons (Ireland)
- The ancient Vedic science of chakras, nadis and marmas from an Ayurveda - Farida Irani (Australia)
- Aromatic and spirituous waters: art,science and alchemy - Joe Nasr (UK)
Each workshop costs €75.
Gala Dinner Trinity College – Saturday, 6th September 2014
Many Botanica2012 participants experienced the unforgettable experience of the botanica gala dinner in the setting of Trinity Dining Hall.
For 2014 we have a completely revised menu and world class live music with Welsh harpist and singer Eleri Lloyd and lively Irish musicians.
Just off the cobble-stoned Front Square and inside an impressive entrance hallway is the 18th century Dining Hall. This is a fabulous opportunity to experience Irish hospitality at its best. The wood panelled Dining Hall is the perfect place to enjoy Irish cuisine, great live music and a lot or aromatic fun with your aromatherapy and herbal contacts, speakers and colleagues in a relaxed and convivial setting.This special evening is a highlight of botanicas social programme – book early to secure your place!
Conference dinner cost : €90.00 per delegate
This includes dinner, wine and entertainment