In-person course
in Ledbury

The spice of life: a practical exploration of the medicinal use of spices



The Spice of Life a practical exploration of the medicinal use of spices. One day course on using spices for pleasure and healing Course Overview Explore the medicinal use of spices A practical day workshop making cordials, infused oils and other warming remedies with cardamom, frankincense, fennel, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and many other spices. We will also discuss some of the principles of herbalism, and the art of herbal medicine.

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!


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
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Easter
  • Intermediate level
  • Hen dos
  • Father's Day
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Stag dos
  • Mother's Day
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Romantic
  • Parking provided
  • UK Holiday
  • Weekends
  • Christmas
  • Tutor can travel
  • Public transport
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