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Introduction to Herbal Remedies - Stage 1 - Dorset - Saturday 3 October 2020, Neal's Yard Remedies

Introduction to Herbal Remedies - Stage 1 - Dorset - Saturday 3 October 2020



"Great introduction to the topic, enough background and lots of inspiration to start exploring and learn more." - Christine

Learning how to use the healing plants all around us is an art and a joy. This introductory experience is a day of exploration, learning about our medicinal plants, their preparation and how to start using them for everyday ailments.

Course covers:

  • An introduction to the traditional use of herbal remedies
  • Basic plant identification
  • How to use herbs: an introduction to wild harvesting, cultivation and the wide variety of herbal preparations
  • Roots, leaves, flowers and seeds - a look at some key medicinal plants especially those herbs in season
  • Basic tincture making
  • How to make and use herbal infusions and decoctions effectively
  • Herbal tea tastings and favourite Neal’s Yard Remedies herbal tea recipes
  • How to make and use macerated herb oils and use them to make healing salves

You'll take away tips and advice to inspire you to try your own herbal remedies at home as well as a variety of handmade remedies.

Our Dorset based Herb Stage 1 course will include a herbal walk in our beautiful organically managed gardens humming with bees and wildlife.

Book Stage 1 and Stage 2 together and save £30. Discount will be applied at checkout.

20% off in store
Make more of your day in Dorset with 20% discount in our Gillingham store, located at our Eco HQ in Peacemarsh.*

*20% off applies on day of workshop in Neal's Yard Remedies Gillingham store only. Excludes sales of Gift Vouchers, Therapies, Courses and third party products. No cash or other alternatives. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.


Length: 1 day
Date: Saturday 3 October 2020
Time: 10.00am - 5.30pm - with an hour for lunch (not provided - teas and coffee will be provided)
Location: Neal's Yard Remedies Eco Headquarters, Peacemarsh, Gillingham, Dorset
Tutors: Julie Wood
Entry requirements: Open to all - no prior experience necessary
Benefits: Each student will be entitled to 20% discount in our Gillingham shop for the duration of the course.
Further Information: Please call 020 3119 5904 or email courses@nealsyardremedies.com

No tickets or other items will be sent in the post. You will receive a welcome email prior to the course. If you are purchasing the course as a gift please contact us should you wish to receive a printable gift certificate.
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To amend or cancel a course or workshop booking we require no less than 2 weeks’ notice prior to the course start date, after this date no amendments will be made, and cancellation charges will apply. Please be aware that a transfer fee of £30 applies when amending a course booking. As with any leisure activity where there are limited spaces and it is run on a specified day for example a theatre ticket purchase, our cancellation charges will apply even if you’ve booked your course or workshop less than 14 days prior to making your cancellation – please refer to our course terms and conditions for further details.

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