Herbal Self-Care: Digestion
Saturday 14 April 2018
During this day we will cover the topics of how digestion works, understanding common digestive problems, plant actions, how to identifying parsley (and/or cabbage) plant family, food and herb knowhow kit, remedy making: grain/pulse dish and more.
Alex Laird is a medical herbalist and set up the first herbal clinic in hospital dermatology at Whipps Cross University Hospital, where she is tutor-practitioner to herbal BSc students. She also practises at The Haven, London’s breast cancer support centre. She is a council member of the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy (CPP), and formerly of the Aromatherapy Organisations Council. She has undertaken clinical research and is a visiting lecturer to universities including Westminster, East London and Hertfordshire. Originally a TV producer, she then worked as an aromatherapist for staff at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, with drug users and those with HIV while training as a medical herbalist. Her quest is how we create health in individuals and communities at all levels, physical, spiritual and environmental.
Everything will be provided. You may wish to bring a notepad and pen as well as suitable outdoor clothing as part of the course will be outside.
£85 per person, including tuition, teas and coffees and entry to the Museum. Vegetarian refreshments will be provided, if you have any other dietary requirements please let us know in advance.
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