Medicinal Herbs - Saturday 1st April 2023
Saturday 1st April 2023
10:00 - 16:00
Tutor: Sarah Hillyer
Light lunch included
Learn how to use plants and herbal remedies to improve your health and wellbeing on this highly practical one day course in the Hampshire South Downs. Spend a day with professional herbalist, Sarah Hillyer, learning how to identify and use medicinal herbs growing in our gardens and the wider countryside to detoxify and revitalise the body.
You will discover how to use all your senses to forage for and identify plants around The Sustainability Centre and learn how to dry herbs to make teas, make your own alcohol and glycerol-based tinctures, infused oils and salves. Sarah will also teach you knowledge of the body’s anatomy and physiology. You will be provided with herbal monographs about the herbs you explore as well as a comprehensive booklist. At the end of the day you will have the beginnings of your own medicine chest to share with family and friends and a deepened pool of resources and resilience to face life’s challenges.
Maximum 16 participants.