Practical Medicine-Making autumn 2017

A series of 4 Sundays introducing you to basic plant medicine preparations – learn new skills or deepen existing ones to develop your home herbalism toolkit
You will take home all recipes and preparations that we make

Sundays 29th October, 12th November, 26th November & 3rd December, 2-5pm

Course Outline

Sunday 29th October & 12th November
Internal preparations: background, purposes & uses, safety & dosages
- making tinctures with alcohol, vinegar and glycerine
- making syrups, electuaries, elixirs and oxymels
- using powders, pastes, lozenges
- using aromatic waters

Sunday 26th November & 3rd December
External preparations: background, purposes & uses, safe & effective application
- making infused oils, healing salves/balms, creams
- using compresses & poultices, liniments & rubs, plasters

Optional seasonal gift making session, 2-5pm, Sunday 10th December – £40

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