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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 Course Overview: 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 natural world, creating our own individual perfumes using essential oils and other natural ingredients. The medicinal qualities of the essential oils used in perfumery, and their role in herbalism will also be discussed.

What's included in the price?

Includes all materials and refreshments, please bring your own packed lunch. This course is run by qualified herbalist Rowan McOnegal, who has 30 years’ experience of working as a herbalist. Courses are held at Rowan's eco home in rural Herefordshire and run throughout the year using seasonal herbs - there is always something to harvest in the garden.

Duration

2 days (10:00am to 4:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Strict - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 8 weeks before the course starts

Maker

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Rowan Mconegal

with Craft Courses since 2013

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I have always been drawn to plants, from rescuing those discarded on waste ground, even as a child! After doing a fine art degree, working as a photographer, I then qualified as a medical herbalist in 1990, after a 6 year course which involved in depth study of many different aspects ( ancient and modern) of plant lore and working with inspiring and experienced herbalists including as Christopher Hedley, Stephen and Carol Church, and Carol Guyett. I work with people who want to learn how to use herbs sustainably in their own lives to enhance health and well being, teaching them how to identify, cultivate, harvest and make remedies, learning and respecting the power of herbs. I continue to combine arts and science, teaching Japanese woodblock printmaking (Mokuhanga) using water based pigments alongside my herbal practice.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Vision impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Stag dos
  • Father's Day
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Parking provided
  • Mother's Day
  • Weekends
  • Romantic
  • Tutor can travel
  • Public transport
  • UK Holiday
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Christmas
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Hen dos
  • Easter
  • Intermediate level
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
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Venue

Castleorchard, Putley, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2RH