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April 21, 1999
CONTACT: Judith Proffitt
or Catherine Rogers Arthur

Homewood: An Aromatic Spring

Explore the traditional, culinary, medicinal and decorative uses of herbs through our herbal workshops and house tour during Homewood: An Aromatic Spring, May 5th and 12th, featuring two workshops and a tour of Homewood House decorated with herbs for spring. On May 5, from noon - 1 p.m., Homewood will present Herbaculture - Herbs and Medicine, featuring Theresa Mueller, owner of "Touch the Earth" in Canton. Mueller will present a hands-on lecture on the medicinal uses of aromatherapy both past and present. A selection of products will be available. Bring a bag lunch; herbal tea will be provided. The workshop will be held in the Garrett Room of the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, on the Homewood campus of The Johns Hopkins University.

On May 12, Homewood will present The Herbal World of Cosmetics. Noted aromatherapist Lou Luchsinger, will discuss the historical and contemporary uses of aromatic plants for cosmetics and the art of growing herbs at home. Participants will be able to touch and smell plants and potions and learn of their uses. A selection of products will be available. Bring a bag lunch; herbal tea will be provided. The workshop also will be held in the Garrett Room of the Eisenhower Library.

Admission for the workshops is free for members, JHU faculty, staff and students and $6 per person for guests. For more information and to make reservations, please call 410-516-5589.

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