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Herbal Immersion, School of Natural Medicine

Herbal Immersion, School of Natural Medicine

We have had a lovely two weeks with wonderful students from The School of Natural Medicine. We had lots of fun, and made lots of medicines: infusions, decoctions, tinctures, glycerites, salt scrubs, foot powder, ointment, pain-relieving cream, flower essences, four thieves vinegar, and more.

We distilled waters of mugwort and lavender, and of vervain and yarrow. We made water kefir with fresh turmeric, with raspberries, with vanilla and lavender, and tasted all sorts of elixirs and other delights. Much of the time was spent in our garden and in the woodland next to our house, connecting with plants.

Thanks to all our students for making teaching such a joy!

Posted 19 Aug 2017