Warming Winter Remedies

At Grass Roots Remedies, we work to rekindle people’s passion for our traditions of community herbal health care in an ecologically sustainable way, whilst acknowledging the contributions from other cultural traditions. For much of the year, we look to the hedgerows, forests and coast to find locally available, sustainable plant, fungi and seaweed communities. ...
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- June 1, 2021
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Urban Herb Walk

Meet Medical Herbalist and Trustee Barbara to see Herbs , in an urban setting, both streets, gardens and community areas, learn what’s around you. Refreshments will be available to purchase Cost - £15 (payable to organiser)
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- May 12, 2021
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Early Medieval Remedies for Treating Cough and Lung Disease

An online seminar from the Herbal History Research Network https://www.herbalhistory.org/seminars/   We learn of medieval receipts and remedies, insights into the Old English herbals and their medicinal plants, and how to access online medieval archives.   Presentations: Making sense out of ‘nonsense:’ Medicinal remedies in early medieval texts Dr Anne Van Arsdall   Wyrc briw wið ...
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- May 23, 2020
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Urban Nature

We are taking the Herb Society to participate at the Whitworth Gallery, in their Urban Nature event. Volunteers required , please contact Caroline Daniel
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- March 16, 2020
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Tour of the Manchester Herbarium

A behind the scenes Tour of the World renowned Herbarium with one of the Curators. Chance to see some of the Darwin Collection and many Herbs. Chance to chat afterwards over lunch or drinks (not included)   Event Cost - Ind Donation to Museum Additional Information - Meet at Front Desk, Lunch Drinks available in café after ...
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- December 23, 2019
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“Garlick maketh a man wynke, drynke, and stynke”

Traditionally and historically garlic is best known for its use in cooking for flavouring many dishes including stews, pasta sauces, casseroles and curries.   Eaten raw this herb strengthens the immune system, but some might say “at a price!”  One such person was Thomas Nash, who once said, “Garlick maketh a man wynke, drynke, and ...
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- March 13, 2019

Herbal Retox!

Written by Herb Society Member - Helen Miller   I want to learn more about herbs. But where to start? There's a massive amount of information out there – websites, books, magazines, courses, blogs. And which topic – growing herbs, herbal medicine, cooking with herbs, using herbs in art and craft projects, fermenting herbs, foraging for herbs, ...
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