Course runs from 10-4pm on Saturday and Sunday.
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.
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 my 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!
Bespoke courses for groups can be arranged. Please contact me for details.