Introduction to herbal medicine - weekend courses


Duration: 2 days

Price: £195

Run by: Rowan Mconegal
at Rowan Mconegal

01531 670075

Castleorchard
Putley
Ledbury
Herefordshire
HR8 2RH

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About the Course

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

This herbal medicine making course run by qualified herbalist Rowan McOnegal, who has 30 years experience of working as a herbalist.

Come and learn how to make your own top quality additive free cosmetics and medicinal preparations, explore and harvest herbs from Rowan's organic garden in the heart of Herefordshire. This practical weekend course will enable you to make herbal remedies from fresh and dried herbs.

The course covers:
* The principles of herbal medicine and self help guidelines
* Identification (ID), wild crafting,growing, harvesting,drying and storing herbs
* Cosmetics and medicinal preparations such as teas, tinctures, inhalations, baths, ointments, infused oils, creams, rubs, and syrups.

The 'hands-on' approach aims to increase your confidence in and knowledge of the use of herbs for healing. You will make at least 3 herbal preparations and take away ideas for many more.

Courses are held at Rowan's eco home in rural Herefordshire and run throughout the year, using seasonal herbs, for example, elecampane root for syrup in the autumn and winter, marigolds for infused oil in summer.

There is always something to harvest!

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Includes all materials (jars, bottles, waxes, infused and essential oils, dried and fresh herbs). a vegetarian lunch and cakes and drinks.



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 27th October 2018

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