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Herbal medicine for healthy skin and nervous system at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)

Herbal medicine for healthy skin and nervous system at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)

About the Course

An introduction to the skin and nervous system. For each system we will look at the anatomy - form and function - and how we can work with medicinal plants, diet and lifestyle that can be useful to support these systems and our general wellbeing. Topics will include function of the skin and common conditions that affect the skin, e.g. eczema. For supporting our nervous systems we will explore herbs and diet with a particular focus on adrenal tonics to support us at times of particular stress.

Who is this course for
For the who have some background knowledge of working with medicinal plants in tea form - infusions and decoctions. Some previous experience of attending herbal workshops or courses is desirable.

What does this course cover
A brief look at the anatomy of the skin. Common conditions that affect skin health, e.g. eczema
How to support your nervous system and choose an appropriate supportive medicinal plant. Appropriate adaptogenic herbs for times of particular stress.
Recommendations for supportive nutrition and useful herbs for both the skin and nervous systems

Students should be able to choose an appropriate herb for one specific complaint of the skin or NS and be able to describe how to make a simple herbal preparation by the end of the course.

Mary Ward Centre is an adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable. Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’

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