- July 13, 2021
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5 Plants for a medicinal herb garden

Mary Tassell, consulting medical herbalist, author, and senior tutor on the Heartwood Foundation course in Herbal Medicine will lead this workshop looking at five well loved, safe and effective medicinal plants. The day will cover how to grow the herbs, their medicinal properties, a guided tea tasting and simple home made remedies. Refreshments and ...
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- June 23, 2021
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Herb Gathering at the Farm

Meet Medical Herbalist and Trustee Barbara to see Herbs , wild and cultivated both on the Farm and in the stunning gardens. A chance to buy Herb related items. Herbal refreshments will be available.   Cost - £15 payable to organiser   Please follow Hollins farm signs on the Lane not Sat Nav.
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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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- April 28, 2021
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Pathway to Peace Online course

Our tailored, engaging 7-day immersive herbal journey with live webinar, daily videos, audio recordings, meditations, plant guides and online interactive content focuses on specific calming plants and explores tools to promote equilibrium. Learn about herbs and tools for stress management, better sleep and nourishment of the nervous system. Course Cost £95.00 (payable directly to the organisers). ...
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- May 23, 2020
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Hooksgreen Herbs Open Day

Hooksgreen Herbs are delighted to announce that Barbara Wilkinson, registered Medical Herbalist and Herb Society Trustee will be giving a talk and demonstration on Saturday 23rd May during the Open Weekend at their nursery which will be open to all visitors and include refreshments of tea, coffee and homemade cakes. No booking necessary.
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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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- January 14, 2020
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My Herbology Journey Begins

Written by Dr Annie Leonard - Herb Society Trustee... I always wanted to learn more about herbs so when I retired, I researched possible courses ….  I didn’t want to become a Medical Herbalist, I just wanted to learn more, partly on-line and partly face-to-face! I found my perfect course; the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh ...
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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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- November 2, 2019
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Roots Medicine

With medical herbalist Jill Schnabel Discover the healing power of autumn plant roots and what they can do for your health. In autumn the active chemicals in certain plants move down into their roots. From dandelion and burdock to the mysterious aromas of elecampane, to the deep wound-healing qualities of comfrey and sleep-inducing powers of ...
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