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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!

£45
Cardiganshire
Foraging Day at Hafod Estate, Ystwyth Valley, Ceredigion (about 12 miles from Aberystwyth) Join professional forager Jade Mellor for a full day of wild food foraging. Spring is a time of abundance and new life. Of fresh, green leaves, edible blooms and the most tender, tasty and nutritious wild food. Join me in this very special opportunity to spend a whole day foraging in the heart of the beautiful, magical, Hafod estate . We will...
£195
Herefordshire - Next course on 22nd September 2018
Autumn roots weekend course: dandelion, elecampane, marshmallow & horseradish practical sessions 22nd & 23rd September, 10am –4pm both days Harvesting herbal roots for health and wellbeing Course Overview We will be using the principles of using seasonal tonic herbs for maintaining our health and wellbeing. We will use freshly foraged dandelion, elecampnae, marshmallow and horseradish roots and make various different preparations from them. This will include making a decoction, an infused oil, a syrup, an...
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Herefordshire - Next course on 9th June 2018
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
£450
Herefordshire - Next course on 22nd June 2018
Herbal Delights, a Midsummer residential course: a weekend herbal residential course in the Gardens of Hellens Manor Friday 22nd June , Saturday 23rd June and Sunday 24th June 2018 Course Overview A unique midsummer residential retreat at the beautiful Hellens Manor in south Herefordshire. Experience harvesting, making and sampling aromatic tisanes & cordials, pot herbs and salads, and medicinal & cosmetic remedies. Practical medicine making and natural perfumery, whilst staying in the restored Georgian stables...
£75
Kent
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...
£7
Herefordshire - Next course on 28th April 2018
Herb walk at the Herefordshire Wildlife Trust Queenswood Country Park 10-12 or 1-3pm £7 A 2 hour amble identifying & discussing the herbs we find along the way Course Overview 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...
£195
Herefordshire - Next course on 30th June 2018
Herbs of early summer: fennel, chamomile, lemon balm & thyme : practical sessions 30th June & 1st July ,10am-4pm both days Using herbs of early summer for health and wellbeing Course Overview We will be using the principles of using seasonal tonic herbs for maintaining our health and wellbeing. We will use freshly foraged fennel, chamomile, lemon balm and thyme and make various different preparations from them. This will include making a tisane, an infused...
£195
Herefordshire - Next course on 4th August 2018
Herbs of late summer weekend course: yarrow, lime flower, lavender & meadowsweet 4th & 5th August, 10am-4pm both days Using herbs of late summer for health and wellbeing Course Overview We will be using the principles of using seasonal tonic herbs for maintaining our health and wellbeing. We will use freshly foraged yarrow, lime flowers, lavender and meadowsweet and make various different preparations from them. This will include making a tisane, an infused oil, an...
£75
Cumbria
Click through top left hand link to our own website to see remaining 2017 Quirky courses and by using the 'keep me posted' icon you will receive the new 2018 course list when it is released in early November. Many of our early courses get booked up for Christmas presents. In this hands on workshop, we will cover simple fermentation methods, their endless benefits, and issues that might crop up. Bring an apron, prepare to...
£195
Herefordshire - Next course on 12th May 2018
Introduction to herbal medicine weekend course (10am-4pm both days) A weekend course covering the basics of using herb in the home Course Overview 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...