MEDICINAL HERB WORKSHOPS
Tutor: Sarah Hillyer
ABOUT THE COURSE
Learn how to start your own medicine chest from foraged finds with our new course run by our much-admired local herbalist, Sarah Hillyer. This course is hands-on and practical, and will teach you how to make your own simple tincture to take home with you. After an informative, guided walk around the grounds of the beautiful Sustainability Centre in the heart of the South Downs National Park, you will retire to our stunning Woodland Classroom where you will experience drying your finds effectively and making a simple herbal medicine of your own.
Book all three courses to gain more in depth knowledge of herbal medicine.
Boost Energy & Kickstart Immunity in May will focus on fresh leaves and early flowers and show you how to use them to make natural remedies to cleanse, detox and re-energise your body.
Help Heart, Blood & Nerves in June will focus on summer flowers and how you can use them to make simple medicines to strengthen the bodily systems such as your heart, blood and nervous system.
Bolster your Body will take place in July as your body requires strengthening. The leaves and flowers you find on this summer course will help to strengthen bodily systems such as your gut, heart and lymphatic system.
THE COURSE WILL GIVE PARTICIPANTS
WHO IS THIS COURSE SUITABLE FOR?
Beginners and anyone wishing to improve their knowledge of herbal medicine.
WHAT TO BRING
ABOUT THE TUTOR
Sarah Hillyer is a herbalist working in Sussex and Hampshire. Sarah has a degree in Phytotherapy (herbal medicine) and a Diploma in Nutrition, which has given her a comprehensive knowledge of modern medical theory and medicinal plants. Sarah has over 30 years of teaching experience, with particular skills working with people with special needs. Sarah has published a series of ‘'Herb Detective’ books, which are available to purchase on her courses or via her website: southdownsherbalist.co.uk
"Amazing amount of information, clearly and enthusiastically presented by Sarah. We enjoyed the course immensely - very inspiring."
"Very enjoyable couple of hours. Interesting and informative. Thank you!"