Foraging Walk with Coole Eco-Community

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The Foraging Walk with Coole Eco-Community will go for a walk and discover some of the edible plants available in garden, field and hedgerow habitats. The group will make a delicious herbal tea using some of the plants found on the walk.

Foraging Walk with Coole Eco-Community

This will be a relaxed and friendly workshop with lots of opportunities to ask questions.

Sliding scale is to accommodate people on lower incomes. Please pay what you can afford to help balance out costs.

Barter offers may be accepted.

About the Facilitator

Siobhán Lavelle is a qualified horticulturist with 10+ years’ experience. She has been foraging on a daily basis for 5 years, making her own herbal remedies and obtaining a portion of her diet from wild plants.

Featured Course

Herbal Medicine (Introduction Evening Course)

People’s College for Continuing Education and Training

Herbal Medicine (Introduction Course).

Date: February 13th, 2023 – May 15th, 2023
Day: Monday
Time : 6.00- 7.30pm
Category: Health and Fitness, Stress Management
Venue : Teachers Club, 36 Parnell Square, Dublin 1
Cost: €110 for twelve classes

Tutor: Susan O’Donoghue, BSc (Hons) Herbal Medicine

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Herbal Medicine is the use of plants in the prevention, management and treatment of disease, it is one of the oldest forms of medicine known to mankind and is steeped in history and folklore.

The aim of this course is to give the student an understanding of herbal medicine and a practical knowledge that can be used in daily life. It will focus on herbal medicine of European tradition, also incorporating some of the more commonly used Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine herbs.

The course includes:

  • Herbs used for the digestive, respiratory, immune, cardiovascular, nervous and urinary systems, as well as herbs used in musculoskeletal, skin and hormonal health
  • The medicinal properties of some common culinary herbs such as Garlic, Ginger, Rosemary, Thyme, Turmeric, and herbs we may see growing locally such as Dandelion, Elder, Hawthorn and Nettle
  • Demonstrations showing how to prepare herbs to make your own herbal remedies such as teas, decoctions, tinctures, macerated oils, balms, ointments, creams
  • Herb tastings



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