- 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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- 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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- November 21, 2020
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Weeds and Wild Medicine online Autumn and Winter

This much loved practical course on hedgerow herbalism has moved online. Join us from October til February to learn how to take care of your health over the winter using nature's medicine. You will learn how to: *manage coughs, colds and flu *support the digestion and food fermentation *reduce stress and anxiety and lift the mood *take good ...
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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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- September 23, 2019
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Autumn Hedgerow Medicine Course

Enjoy 5 days of plant connection and practical medicine making at Julie and Matthew's Tudor cottage in Norfolk, with delicious vegan lunch and cake every day Event cost: £550 Discount for Herb Society members: 10% Authors of: Wayside Medicine: Forgotten Plants and How to Use Them (May 2017); The Herbalist's Bible: John Parkinson's Lost Classic Rediscovered (2014); Make Your Own Aphrodisiacs (2012); Kitchen Medicine (2010); and Hedgerow Medicine (2008). See ...
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- July 12, 2016
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The Blackden Trust Herb Collaboration by Ruth Ridley

Herb Talk at the Old Medicine House The Herb Society has many local groups and a list of speakers available to give talks on a variety of herb-related topics. Sue Hughes, Trustee of the Herb Society delivered a presentation to the Tatton Garden Society at the Blackden Trust on 30 June.  The Blackden Trust manages ...
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