THE ART OF

NATURAL HEALTH

WORKSHOPS

 

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AN INTRODUCTION TO HERBAL MEDICINE

BOOKING CODE A1

Date TBC

7pm-8.30pm

Price £15.00

Who would have thought that pine could have so many uses? Needles, buds, bark, cones & resin can all be used in one way or another. Taking the abundant Pine species as a starting point, this short & exciting tour-de-force of the world of herbal medicine will give you a surprising insight into the many delightful ways that medicinal herbs can be incorporated into everyday living to maintain health & support well-being & vitality.

Make your own bespoke herbal balm to take home & sample a delicious vegetarian supper prepared using our therapeutic herbs.

 

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WHAT CAN I DO WITH LICHEN?

BOOKING CODE A2

Date TBC

6.30pm-9.30pm

Price £30.00

What can I do with lichen? A surprising amount! 

In this delightful workshop you'll learn to identify common local species of lichen & discover how to use them in potent healing ointments & medicines, unique cocktail bitters, aromatic incenses, natural dyes & a whole host of decorative items. 

Make yourself a bundle of natural products & see lichen in a wonderous new way!

 

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SIMPLE HERBAL REMEDIES FOR EXTERNAL USE-INFUSIONS, OILS & OINTMENTS

BOOKING CODE A3

Date TBC

6.30pm-9.30pm

Price £30.00

Including making your own infused oils & ointments.

Almost all external remedies start with an infusion of one kind or another. Learn how to make your own water, oil & alcohol infusions using fresh or dried plants, select an appropriate oil for infusing & how to transform the finished infused oils into balms, salves & ointments. Discover the wealth of common plants which lend themselves to this method & their therapeutic properties.

 

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ADVANCED HERBAL REMEDIES FOR EXTERNAL USE-CREAMS & LOTIONS

BOOKING CODE A4

Date TBC

6.30pm-9.30pm

Price £30.00

PLEASE NOTE: Completion of "SIMPLE HERBAL REMEDIES" workshop is required in order to participate in the "ADVANCED HERBAL REMEDIES" workshop.

 

Including making your own bespoke creams & lotions.

Building upon the techniques learned in the simple herbal remedies workshop, this advanced workshop covers the processes of emulsification & preservation-the combining of a water & an oil based component to achieve a stable, homogenous cream or lotion with a shelf life of several years. Discover which type of emulsifier is most suitable for your products & how you can enrich your products with the addition of active botanical ingredients.  

 

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HERBAL HARVEST FROM THE HEDGEROW

BOOKING CODE A5/S2

Date TBC

6.30pm-9.30pm

Price £30.00

Including making your own remedies, food & drinks - cordials, syrups, tinctures, vinegars, mels & more! 

Stock up the store cupboard & medicine chest with the wild fruits of autumn that will last you through the winter & beyond.

Create a banquet of delicious & therapeutic produce from the hedges, fields & garden - learn to identify, collect, & store a wealth of ingredients & simple methods of transforming them into delightful foods, drinks & condiments & remedies. 

Unit 2,
Victoria Forge, Victoria Street,
Windermere, LA23 1AD
015394 88885
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