Potions for Beginners

Friday, July 19 · 9:30am - 3:30pm

A practical workshop for children learning to make simple remedies at home under the watchful eye of practitioner herbalist Louise Idoux

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This is a workshop for children aged 7-12 years.

The day will include practical lessons on the basics of making herbal syrups, herbal cordials, natural perfume from the garden, homemade chocolates with herbs in, herbal hot chocolate for sleep, herbal tea blending for tummy ache, a herbal eyewash, how to make a herbal balm from petals and an infused oil.

Simple and safe home remedies for burns, splinters, cuts and grazes, coughs and sore throats.

Our day will include time outside learning to recognise medicinal plants and harvesting them. Each child will be able to bring their remedies home.

We will also be doing some propagation of herb plants and sowing of seeds to take home.

Please bring a packed lunch and waterproof clothing. Drinks and snacks provided.

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