Herbal Self-Care: Digestion

Saturday 14 April 2018


The course

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.

The tutor

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.

Participant information

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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