June 19th, 2017 General Meeting Features

We are delighted to welcome Chanchal Cabrera will be presenting Shinrin Yoku: the Japanese art of forest bathing at our June meeting. 
This will be an exploration of the science and magic of tree medicine around the world.  This illustrated talk considers sacred and medicinal trees in culture and in medicine. From the Bodhi tree of India to the mighty west coast Cedars,  from magic to medicine, we will discuss traditional and historical understanding of trees in healing, modern science and research, the new clinical diagnosis of Nature Deficit Disorder, how phytoncides, chemicals newly discovered from trees, function and the importance of Vitamin G.