- 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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