• Practical Medicine Making Course – Fundraiser for Herbalists without Borders

    by  • December 6, 2017 • EAT Project, News, Courses & Events

    This weekend residential course is a fundraiser for Herbalists without Borders Bristol. Learn practical herbal medicine making skills.

    When: 28th – 29th April 2018

    Where: At Brook End LAND Centre in Compton Dundon – just outside Glastonbury and Street in Somerset

    By the end of the course you will know how to make:
    • Ointments, Balms and Creams
    • Herbal Vinegars and Oxymels
    • Medicinal Tinctures
    • Cough Syrups

    You will also learn:
    • Basic wildcrafting
    • Effective harvesting, drying and storage of medicinal plants
    • Herbal ethics and sustainability
    • Holistic approaches to digestion and immunity
    • How to start a Herbalists without Borders Chapter in your area
    • Recipes for medicines used by Herbalists without Borders

    Cost: £275. This includes all meals and camping accommodation at a beautiful 4-acre permaculture smallholding with hot showers and a sauna. Please contact us if you need financial support to participate.

    About the Tutors: Becs Griffiths and Annwen Jones are two passionate and experienced medical herbalists who run the Rhizome Community Herbal Clinic in Bristol.

    About Herbalists without Borders Bristol: HWB provides free herbal healthcare to asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in collaboration with herbalists, herb growers, and local migrant support projects. It is a completely grassroots project and the donations from the course will directly go to materials for the clinic. Learn more at: https://bristolhwb.org/

    How to book: Please email Nicole at eat@feedavalon.org.uk