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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- October 4, 2019
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Botanic Brain Boosters: Calm & Sleep*

Explore the science-backed ways in which plants enhance your mind and mood in relaxed and friendly sessions facilitated by physic garden neuroscientist, Professor Elaine Perry and pharmacognosist, Dr Nicolette Perry. Focused on plants with clinical science to show they help us stay calm, lower anxiety and boost sleep quality and length - engage with ...
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- September 14, 2019
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Eco-dying and Printing using herbs

with Glynis Rose Discover what is meant by eco-printing using herbs and minerals to print directly onto a surface using natural fibres such as paper, silk, cotton, linen and wool. Incorporating methods of natural dying we’ll forage for herbal foliage to use to print with. Go home with unique herbal samples and a completely original herbal ...
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- September 12, 2019
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Autumn Harvest Remedy Making

Autumn Harvest Remedy Making Workshop: Botanicals to Boost you through Winter* In autumn nature provides us with a vibrant array of plants, berries and roots that we can use to help fight off and treat those winter coughs and colds. Learn from medical herbalist Davina how to gather and use this glorious autumn harvest to make ...
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- September 1, 2019
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Scents of Summer Aromatherapy Candle Making

with Yvonne Collingwood and Phillippa Lee Gain the basic skills for creating your own aromatherapy container candles using oils invoking summer months. Learn about the therapeutic effects that these scents have and use them to make natural wax candles in lovely amber apothecary containers with an overview of everything from different waxes and wicks to ...
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- August 31, 2019
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Flower Essence Workshop

with Phillippa Lee. As the water extractions of flowers, flower essences contain many ingredients and are taken internally to help rebalance body, mind, emotions and spirit. On this practical workshop learn how to make your own flower essence and explore the healing effect of flower essences. Enjoy drinks, cake and a flower essence to ...
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- August 29, 2019
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Children’s Potion Club

Meet a real-life medical herbalist! And discover more than the mandrake root in Harry Potter, with exciting adventures into the awesome world of potions, lotions and magical herbs. Learn about the powerful plants that grow on your doorstep. Enjoy and get creative with… Botanical Ointment Making, First-Aid Kits, Herb Scavenger Hunt, Herbal Art & Craft, ...
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- June 23, 2019
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Make a tussie-mussie

Hands-on workshop learning about the uses and secret meanings of familiar flowers and herbs, where we will make a hand-tied posy to take home. Booking essential - £12 per ticket available direct from the organiser
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- June 15, 2019
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Elderflower Workshop

Harvest elderflower whilst learning how to make things such as syrup or elderflower champagne. Bring containers to bring your final products home safely. Tickets £10 - book in advance (last booking day 13th June). Address given at time of booking.
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