In-person course
in Ledbury

The natural health chest: assemble your own herbal medicine chest for health and wellbeing



The Natural Health Chest: Assemble your own herbal medicine chest for health and wellbeing, including herbal approaches to common conditions Course Overview Grow your own medicine! On this one day course you will learn how to assemble a personal medicine chest using the principles of holistic medicine, for maintaining health and wellbeing. We will discuss herbalism, and herbal approaches to common ailments and useful herbal preparations to have on hand for them. We will look at many different herbs in different forms, and make some preparations from them. This will include making a tisane, an ointment, and perhaps a cream, which you will take home with you, together with an increased confidence in, and understanding of, herbs and our relationship with them. The course also covers the role of herbal tonics and growing herbs for self help and pleasure - I'll be sharing my 'top 20 herbs' to grow at home.

What's included in the price?

Includes all materials plus 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!


1 day (10:00am to 4:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Strict - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 8 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.



Rowan Mconegal

with Craft Courses since 2013

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Castleorchard, Putley, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2RH

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Vision impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • 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
  • Stag dos
  • Father's Day
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Parking provided
  • Mother's Day
  • Weekends
  • Romantic
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