Herbal Course Prospectus

Herbal Medicine Making Days

Courses are held at Castle Orchard, near Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 2RH. They begin at 10.00am and end at 4.00pm. Numbers are kept to a maximum of 7 people per course.
 
All materials (jars ,bottles, wax, oils, dried & fresh herbs) are included in the cost of the course. If you would like more information please ring Rowan.
 
To book a place on a course, please use the form provided.
 
Cost includes all materials, vegetarian lunch, drinks and cakes.
 
These practical courses will enable participants to make herbal remedies from fresh and dried herbs.
 
Included will be:
  • The basic principles of herbal medicine and self help guidelines
  • Identification, growing, harvesting, drying and storage of herbs
  • Cosmetic and medicinal preparations such as teas, tinctures, inhalations, baths, rubs, ointments, creams, syrups and infused oils.
  • Exploration and harvesting of herbs from my own organic garden at Castle Orchard.
  • Advice on buying ingredients from reliable suppliers such as G Baldwin & Company, which was established in 1844.
  • The hands on approach aims to increase your confidence in and knowledge of the use of herbs for healing. You will go away with at least two herbal preparations that you have helped to make and lots of ideas for more!

    Booking & Enquiries

    Bookings are taken on a first come, first served basis. Provisional bookings can be made by telephone or email and can normally be held for three days, awaiting confirmation on the attached booking form together with £50.00 deposit.
     
    N.B The remainder of the course fee should be paid 30 days prior to the course date.

    Cancellations

    The deposit (minus a £5 administration charge) will be refunded if a written cancellation is received at least 30 days before the start of the course. Otherwise the course fee will not be refunded unless that place can be filled.

    Accommodation

  • www.whitehousecottages.co.uk
  • www.bed-breakfast-herefordshire.co.uk
  • www.leadonhouse.com
  • www.orchardcottagemuchmarcle.co.uk
  • www.woodsidelodges.co.uk
  • www.canonfromecourt.org.uk
  • www.ledburybandb.com
  • Private chalet near Ledbury
  • Examples of typical courses

    Hedgerow Medicine & Kitchen Pharmacy: Weekend Course
     
    This practical herbal medicine making weekend course will enable you to make herbal remedies from fresh and dried herbs. It will include:
  • The basic principles of herbal medicine and self help guidelines
  • Identification, growing, harvesting, drying and storing herbs
  • Cosmetic and medicinal preparations such as teas, tinctures, inhalations, baths, rubs, ointments, creams, syrups and infused oils.

  • The hands on approach aims to increase your confidence in and knowledge of the use of herbs for healing.  You will go away with at least two herbal preparations that you have helped to make - and lots of ideas for more!
     

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