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Medicinal Applications of Native Plants by Native Americans – April 30

April 30 @ 6:30 pm 7:30 pm

The Native Americans utilized many native plants for treatment of various illnesses for thousands of years. Unfortunately, much of this knowledge was set aside when synthetic medicines became widely available.

Join us for a special meeting where we welcome Ricky Linex, President of the Native Plant Society of Texas, as he showcases 45 native Texas forbs, shrubs and trees that were used medicinally by many tribes across Texas and the southern US. The treatment method and the illness or disease treated will be discussed for each plant. Resources will be shown that can be used to research plants you are interested in to see what tribes might have used the plants.

A link for remote attendance will be posted as the date gets near.

Location: South Texas Ecotourism Center, 501 Hwy 100, Laguna Vista, Tx.