Our beautiful facial oil is now ready to buy! It’s made of a labour of love and many years of experience between myself and wild beauty expert Bec Crisp from Wild Spirit Naturally. Bec is a facials and natural cosmetics and skincare professional who wanted to create a beautiful facial oil for all skin types […]
[ June 30, 2018; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] We have an amazing one day workshop for you all!
Super experienced herbalist Elisabeth Brooke is coming to lead an immersive deep plant medicine workshop focusing on our connection with plants and understanding of plant medicine. It promises to be a beautiful day held in the woods of these Cotswold slopes (if it rains we will […]
[ March 11, 2018 2:00 pm to October 7, 2018 4:00 pm. ] A new course that brings knowledge of the amazing relationship between plants and people through the seasons. Experiential and practical with community and sharing in mind. Perfect for beginners and intermediates alike. Continue reading →
I am starting to put together my studies for herbs and their effects on the body – the physiological effect that plants have are the most obvious way of *knowing* that they work. The emotional and spiritual effects of plants are well known, if not all over the science papers out there… harder to *prove* […]
I love reading the words of this ‘upstart late bloomer herbalist’ (is there such a thing as an upstart herbalist!?). This post is about ethical foraging or even something deeper that perhaps this society might never really find again.
It’s that balance between utilising the gifts of the land – that’s how we live – and […]
Womb herbs for the galactic and weedy womb:
I’ve been thinking about how to make herbal medicine accessible to everyone and while thinking about lots of different strands – teaching, writing, community etc. I did a little doodle (my artist self came out). It was inspired by a friend’s (Emma Calcutt) doodle of a womb and […]
Here is a link to a little thought on miscarriage and stillbirth. The loss of an unborn child is something that isn’t talked about much but that needs so much more attention in our society.
There are lots of ways a herbalist can support a woman (and man) going through this. There is the physical side […]
Last night I went to my first Death Cafe. It was hosted by my lovely friend Jane Diamond who trained in psychotherapy and has a deep thoughtfulness about the way we perceive and deal with death in this country.
It was a very enriching experience. The session began with a brief introduction of why we […]