Plants for Life – Herbal Medicines

with Lara Julia Bernays (Medical Herbalist. BSc.(hons) MNIMH) Lara’s a member of The National Institute of Medical Herbalists (NIMH) and has training and experience in clinical herbal practice, laboratory based and ethno-botanical research and teaching.  Her aim is to increase the awareness of the medicinal value of plants, unearthing and preserving traditional herbal knowledge and pioneering the evolution of plants as medicine.  If you wish to learn about the medicinal power of plants then Lara is one of the most knowledgeable teachers and practitioners in the UK.

When: 10:30am – 4:30pm

Where: The Welsh Water Discovery Centre (Aqualab)

Fee: £35, members and concessions £30 plus additional cost for materials used to be paid on the day

Contact: phone 01558 667150 or email  

Sun 22 Mar: Grow your own medicine chest A hands on workshop of how to grow medicinal herbs in your own garden and how to harvest and prepare them as remedies for you and your family.

Sun 26 April: Spring Tonics Discover the traditions of using herbs to cleanse and nourish the body.

Sun 7 June: Herbs in the Hedgerow From plant identification to sustainable harvesting. Learn how you turn wild herbs into effective remedies, and share delicious recipes made from plants growing in the wild.