Have you ever pondered the medicinal properties of fennel or echinacea? Do you find the modern habit of taking drugs and pills unhealthy in itself? This may be the place for you. Natural herbal courses are run by experienced herbalists and involve teaching you how to concoct your own natural cosmetics and medicinal remedies - tailored for you!
Introduction to herbal medicine - A weekend course covering the basics of using herb in the home
An Introduction to Herbal Medicine Making.
An exploration of the uses of herbs and learn to make your own top quality cosmetics and herbal preparations. Includes ID, growing, harvesting from my organic garden, drying and storing herbs.
A practical 2 day workshop making teas, decoctions, infused oils, ointments, creams and other remedies
This herbal medicine making...
The Art of natural perfumery - Create your own perfumes using essential and infused oils
How to use essential oils to make your own unique perfumes
An appreciation of a lost art as we explore the creative and sensual possibilities of using natural oils in perfumery.
Natural essences resonate with our emotions and our memories,
as well as our body, mind, and spirit. This weekend we will delight in the aromas of the...
The Natural Health Chest: Assemble your own herbal medicine chest for health and wellbeing, including herbal approaches to common conditions
We will be using the principles of holistic natural medicine for maintaining health and wellbeing and discussing herbal approaches to, and useful herbal preparations to have on hand for, common ailments. We will look at many different herbs in different forms, and make preparations from them. This will include making a tisane, an...
Herb walks at Hellens Garden Festival, Much Marcle
(free once you have paid the entry fee to festival)
A guided walk around the herb garden at Hellens Manor, and discussion of the historical and current use of herbs in medicine
This course will cover how to prepare for your travels by achieving optimum health before you go using herbal remedies, and also what to take with you as an essential travel herbal first aid kit plus herbs for minor ailments while travelling. We will also discuss useful herbs for helping cope with the challenges of travelling in other countries and climates, and possible alternatives to vaccinations, traditional herbal anti malarials etc. Will we make some...
Have you ever wanted to learn how to identify common, locally found plants? How about learning how to make medicine using the contents of your spice rack, or using easily obtained ingredients? Why not join me for a range of one day sessions where you will learn how to:
How to gather, dry and prepare your own herbs
How to make a variety of different plant medicines
How to use those plant medicines to treat...
The use of plants as medicine predates written history and their use to treat disease is almost universal among non-industrialised societies. In Europe and the US, the use of herbal remedies has become more widespread as the scientific evidence about the their effectiveness has become more widely available. A recent BBC report stated that about a quarter of all adults in the UK have used a herbal medicine in the past two years, mostly bought...
Herb walk at the Herefordshire Wildlife Trust Queenswood Country Park. A 2 hour amble identifying & discussing the herbs we find along the way
We will be identifying the herbs we find on our walk and discussing the principles of using herbs for maintaining our health and well being. The aim is to increase our appreciation of the natural resources around us and increase our knowledge & understanding of herbs and our relationship with them....
Intuitive Plant Medicine Course
A series of special workshops…
Learn intuitively from the living plants in my herb garden.
We'll weave in plant mythology and folklore from our ancient British native healing traditions. We will listen to the plants, opening to their essence, their spirit.
Find your own plant ally and develop your own intimate relationship through 'day-dreaming' and a drumming journey, receive their healing gifts and wisdom.
Some of the topics covered include making...
Learn how to make a range of medicinal products using herbs and common kitchen ingredients. Stock your larder with effective, safe and easy to make at home natural medicines. Easily converted to beauty products once you have the base formulas.