Herbs and Herbal Remedies - 14 Oct 2016

Understand more about the natural world around you and how you can use plants for your own benefit. Connect with the ancestors as herbal medicine has been used for thousands of years. Learn about some specific herbs and remedies, with a focus on preparing for winter ailments.

Topics will include gathering, preserving, safety, kitchen medicine, first aid, historical context, herbal terminology. Learn about infusions, decoctions, glycerites and salves. There will be a practical element to the course where you will make some natural remedies that you can take home with you. This course is suitable for anyone interested in herbs or natural health.

Tutor: Karin Haile (karin.haile@btinternet.com)
Karin is a member of the AMH (www.associationofmasterherbalists.co.uk), one of the recognized herbal associations in Britain. She has been a herbal practitioner and is also an experienced teacher having worked in adult education and colleges. She has given RHS evening herb talks at Loseley Park, Guildford. She has also helped to instigate and organise herbal conferences which have included world renowned herbalists.

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