Hedge: the rustling, life-filled place of bounty and goodness on the edge of the field… source of joy, berries, thorns, birds, shade and medicine. Come and see what you can find!
This is the site for all information about my herbal medicine practice and activities, useful resources, other herbie folks and inspirations, and blog thoughts. I offer herbal medicine treatment to all – you can find details here.
- Practical Plant Medicine in Home and Community: a new 5-week herbal medicine introductory course – seasonal herbalism, supporting our body systems herbally & practical pharmacy.
Starting Wednesday 26th April, 6.30-9pm, weekly until Wednesday 24th May at the Old Station Yard Cafe, 186 Wood Street, Walthamstow, London E17 3NA
The course will feature: experiential tasting of medicinal herbs; exploration of body systems, health imbalances and therapeutic approaches; practical medicine-making to take home. Learn in a relaxed and friendly setting with a group and share our experiences of supporting health in whole and intelligent ways, which building your skills in self-care and medicine-making for yourselves, families and communities.
Places are limited: please book with Rasheeqa in advance – £100 / £80 concessions
Contact me on 07784 506 494 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more and book your place.
- Marshland Medicine: a monthly herb walk through the seasons over Walthamstow Marshes, exploring their bounty of medicinal friends. We will explore and share good knowledges of plant id, folkore and history, traditional and current medicinal uses, and responsible foraging practices. To book your place or find out more, please call Rasheeqa on 07784 506 494 or email email@example.com
All walks are £10 / £8 concessions per person and booking in advance is essential as spaces are limited.
Dates for spring – summer 2017: Saturdays 8th April, 13th May, 10th June, 8th July, 12th August, 9th September, 7th October – 12noon-2pm
- Herbalists Without Borders UK is an umbrella group for herbalists seeking to offer support and solidarity to all those experiencing displacement both here and internationally, in response to the refugee crises that we are seeing today. We have made a website with information about our work and resources that you can use if you want to be involved, particularly around donating for medicines and activities. We are launching Pay-It-Forward Medicine-Making workshops around the country where you can learn skills in making herbal remedies like chest rubs, with the medicines made going to people and communities that can benefit from them. Watch this space for news about upcoming workshops in London!