Tag: Workshops

Making Creams with Young Mum’s at Gate 55

Gate 55 is a community centre in South West Edinburgh. Today I had great fun sharing recipes for making herbal creams and body butters with the Young Mum’s Group. We made a whole range of products from body lotion to nappy rash, with lovely soothing calendula, nourishing wheatgerm oil, healing comfrey oil & St John’s …

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Schedule III Herbs with Keith Robertson

A few weeks ago I attended a seminar in Glasgow taught by Keith Robertson, from the famous former Scottish School of Herbal Medicine, and now of Drimlabarra Vegan Herb Farm on the Isle of Arran. The seminar was about the use of Schedule III herbs – Schedule III is just a legal term for a …

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Photos from our Herbal Workshops in Pilton

The first two herbal workshops in Pilton this month have both been fantastic, with lots of new faces. Its such a pleasure to share the knowledge of making very simple and effective remedies that are affordable too. The first one was basic ointment making, and the second one simple syrups and cordials. The third one …

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Exciting Developments this Spring

I am very pleased to have a number of herbal projects lining up this spring, which I am really looking forward to cracking on with. The first is another attempt to form a small herb growing collective around our wee patch at Blackford Glen. So far this is going much better than last year when …

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