The Practical Home Herbalist

This is a much more extensive course intended for those who want to gain a more in depth, practical knowledge of using herbs. It will combine theory and practice through the seasons, identifying and harvesting herbs, preserving and making products and learning how they can be used to treat everyday health problems and injuries. Each participant will build up a handbook over the year and make and take home a herbal first aid kit of tinctures, teas, syrups and creams to use.

There will be guided study and "homework projects" to complete between weekends. It is intended that the participants will finish the year with the knowledge to treat themselves and family and friends with simple health conditions.

This is not a professional qualification, and any un-diagnosed illness or worsening condition should always be referred to a qualified health practitioner.

Dates of weekends:
28th and 29th March 2020
20th and 21st June 2020
22nd and 23rd August 2020
3rd and 4th October 2020
The weekend will consist of 9 till 5 Saturday and Sunday. Drinks etc will be provided but please bring your own lunch.
People coming a distance who wish to stay overnight please contact us for details of local accomodation.

The course consists of:

  • 4 weekends of tuition including walks, theory and practical lessons across the seasons

  • 3 interim lessons delivered by email or post between weekends

  • Handbook each course weekend that will build into a herbal instruction book

  • You will make your own materia medica under guidance

  • All materials will be provided to create your own remedies of tinctures, syrups, teas and creams for a home first aid kit

Venue: All the weekends will be held at The Beardwood Natural Living Project, Furness Vale, High Peak. SK23 7QF
Cost: The cost of the full course Is £850.00
To book a place requires a £250 deposit with £150 balance paid 2 weeks before each weekend
For a full information pack and any further details or to book contact:
07795 663930
or write to: Richard Linton, Brookside Cottage, Rowarth, High Peak. SK22 1EB
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