register blueFor centuries, astrology was used in understanding the course of a disease not only for an individual, but for plagues.

DATE: Saturday, July 22, 2017
TIME: 1:00-2:30 pm PDT / 4:00-5:30 pm EDT

Traditional astrology was most concerned with timing the appearance and analysing the causality of major epidemics such as the ‘Black Death’ and syphilis. The same techniques can be used to predict and investigate epidemics today.  Medical herbalist and astrologer Marcos Patchett shows how.

Patchett Marcos Marcos Patchett is a practising medical herbalist and medical astrologer.  He is currently the principal clinical supervisor for Middlesex University’s herbal medicine BSc & MSc courses. He is particularly interested in real-world practical application of astrology, specialising in medical and horary astrology, which he uses primarily as an adjunct in the treatment of private herbal medicine clients. 

Marcos achieved a scholarship to study herbal medicine at Middlesex University in 2001, was awarded the Herb Society’s national ‘Best 3rd year student’ Prize in 2004, graduated from Middlesex in 2005 with first class honours, and received the Elsevier publisher’s prize for herbal pharmacy.  

Marcos also gained the London School of Astrology’s Certificate in 2006, since when he has developed his knowledge of traditional astrology through reading, home study, and experience in practice. Marcos is currently writing his first book on the medical history and usage of chocolate.