Herbal Medicine Courses

A 2 hour amble identifying & discussing the herbs we find along the way

We will be identifying the herbs we find on our walk and discussing the principles of using herbs for maintaining our health and well being. The aim is to increase our appreciation of the natural…

Cost: £7 for 2 hour walk
Duration: 2 hours
Venue: Queenswood Country Park, nr Leominster
Next Date: 28/04/2018
Assemble your own herbal medicine chest for health and wellbeing.

We will be using the principles of holistic natural medicine for maintaining health and wellbeing and discussing herbal approaches to, and useful herbal preparations to have on hand for, common…

Cost: £95 for one day incl vegetarian lunch
Duration: 1 day
Venue: Castle Orchard, putley HR8 2RH
Next Date: 02/06/2018
Harvesting herbal roots for health and wellbeing

We will be using the principles of using seasonal tonic herbs for maintaining our health and wellbeing. We will use freshly foraged dandelion, elecampnae, marshmallow and horseradish roots and make…

Cost: £195 for two days incl vegetarian lunches
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Castle Orchard, putley HR8 2RH
Next Date: 22/09/2018
Using herbs of late summer for health and wellbeing

We will be using the principles of using seasonal tonic herbs for maintaining our health and wellbeing. We will use freshly foraged yarrow, lime flowers, lavender and meadowsweet and make various…

Cost: £195 for two days incl vegetarian lunches
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Castle Orchard, putley HR8 2RH
Next Date: 04/08/2018
Using herbs of early summer for health and wellbeing

We will be using the principles of using seasonal tonic herbs for maintaining our health and wellbeing. We will use freshly foraged fennel, chamomile, lemon balm and thyme and make various different…

Cost: £195 for two days incl vegetarian lunches
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Castle Orchard, putley HR8 2RH
Next Date: 30/06/2018
Using Spring Tonic herbs for health and wellbeing

We will be using the principles of using seasonal tonic herbs for maintaining our health and wellbeing. We will use freshly foraged elderflowers, nettle, cleavers and marigold flowers and make…

Cost: £195 for two days incl vegetarian lunches
Venue: Castle Orchard, putley HR8 2RH
Next Date: 21/04/2018
a weekend herbal residential course in the Gardens of Hellens Manor

A unique midsummer residential retreat at the beautiful Hellens Manor in south Herefordshire. Experience harvesting, making and sampling aromatic tisanes & cordials, pot herbs and salads, and…

Cost: £450 incl 2 nights stay at Hellens , all food and materials
Duration: Fri 5pm ( house tour at 6pm ) to Sunday 5pm
Venue: Hellens Manor, Much Marcle, Herefordshire
Next Date: 22/06/2018
A weekend course covering the basics of using herb in the home

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…

Cost: £195
Duration: 2 days including vegetarian lunch
Venue: Castle Orchard, Putley
Next Date: 12/05/2018
One day course on using spices for pleasure and healing

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…

Cost: £95
Duration: 1 day
Venue: Castle Orchard, Putley
Next Date: 29/09/2018
How to use essential oils to make your own unique perfumes

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…

Cost: £210
Duration: 2 days
Venue: Castle Orchard, Putley
Next Date: 03/11/2018