Training Courses

Training Courses

Herbal Medicine Training Courses

Nutrition and Herbal Medicine Courses

Watch this space!  I will shortly be announcing the list of courses for 2014

Herbs are wonderful!  Come and learn to recognise, prepare and use traditional  medicinal herbs for everyday good health.

I loved the day, Sarah Firnberg is such a good teacher (N fisher, June 2011)

Herbal Medicine Taster Course £25        

Dates: To be announced shortly  

  •                         What makes them medicinal?
  •                         How effective are they?
  •                         How safe are they?
  •                         How can you use them at home?
  •                         Some simple home preparations
  •                         Tasting / experiencing herbs

This is a great course for anyone who has always wanted to know a bit more about herbal medicine, or for people interested in a more natural approach to healthcare.  You will leave this course with a new fascination for medicinal herbs and with the confidence to make some remedies for yourself.

Full day Introduction to Herbal Medicine and Natural Health Care                     

Dates: To be announced shortly

10 am – 4 pm   Cost: £65  includes a delicious lunch,  tea/coffee and homemade healthy biscuits!

 This day will be packed full of practical advice and useful information about medicinal herbs, including;:

  •  Recognition of common wild or garden herbs
  •  Understanding of their medical constituents
  •  Traditional applications of these herbs
  • Traditional preparations (which you can make at home)
  • Nutritional and lifestyle modifications for optimal health.

We will taste, smell, and experience these herbs in a number of exciting ways, and you will go home with the confidence to use these herbs at home for common health problems.

This is a great course for those who want to gain a more in-depth understanding of medicinal herbs and their traditional use.  You will leave this course full of amazement at the extraordinary wealth of medicinal qualities many common herbs have.

Evening Classes

For those with a serious interest in natural health care and how you can use nutrition and herbal medicine to support the health of yourself and your family.

Dates: To be announced shortly

   Cost for 6 classes (including refreshments): £130

Over the course of 5 weeks, we will take a closer look at natural health support for 5 main areas of health:

  • Respiratory:  coughs, colds, chest infections, sinusitis, hayfever and flu.
  • Cardiovascular system: High blood pressure, cholesterol, varicose veins, reduction of disease risk.
  • Nervous system: Insomnia, low mood, anxiety and low energy
  • Gastro intestinal system:  Heartburn, indigestion, IBS, IBD, constipation
  • Musculo skeletal:  Gout, arthritis, stiffness, pain
  • Endocrine (hormones): weight management, menopause / menstrual issues, prostate care and specific hormonal problems (such as PCOS, endometriosis, fibroids, metabolic syndrome).