Living Medicine: Sleep, Anxiety and Fatigue

Sunday 7 July 2024, 10:15am-4:30pm
£125

This one-day workshop will cover how our nerves and hormones function, understanding insomnia, anxiety, fatigue and headaches, plant actions, identifying the bean family food & herb know-how kit, plus remedy making: hot valerian chocolate, essential oils bath & pillow, tincture.

Sleeping difficulties, anxiety and fatigue have many causes. Understanding our basic hormonal functions and rhythms show us how to improve their resilience. We will identify herbs in the garden that affect our hormones and nervous system and explore how specific foods and eating patterns support sleep and mood. Our practical remedy-making will include how to prepare a tincture, an unusual hot drink blending cocoa with an unlikely herb, using essential oils and other mood-supporting ways of using herbs and foods.

This award-winning course is for anyone interested in healing plants and foods, health, gardening or working with communities. Led by medical herbalist and author, Alex Laird, the course includes discussion, tasting and identifying healing plants, practical remedy making and assessing your own health. It’s about the pleasure of sharing knowledge, growing, eating, drinking and turning that plant into a simple remedy!

Ticket Information:
Tickets are £125 per person for this course.

  • The fee for the day includes lunch, handouts, and a remedy to take home.
  • Please arrive in the Garden by 10:15am as the course will start at 10:30am.
  • Please indicate any dietary requirements or allergies for the lunch of the courses at the relevant field on the the payment page. If you have no dietary requirements or allergies, please add N/A on the field.

Ticket Information:
Tickets are £125 per person for this course.

  • The fee for the day includes lunch, handouts, and a remedy to take home.
  • Please indicate any dietary requirements or allergies for the lunch of the courses at the relevant field on the the payment page. If you have no dietary requirements or allergies, please add N/A on the field.

We strongly recommend attending this Self-Care Basics session before any of the next four Living Medicine sessions, to give a grounding in foods and herbs as medicine.

 

Dates of Living Medicine Courses in 2024:

 

Living Medicine: Self-Care Basics – Chelsea Physic Garden – Sunday 7 April

Living Medicine: Digestive Discomforts – Chelsea Physic Garden – Sunday 5 May

Living Medicine: Sleep, Anxiety and Fatigue – Chelsea Physic Garden  – Sunday 7 July

Living Medicine: Skin and First Aid – Chelsea Physic Garden  – Sunday 1 September

Living Medicine: Coughs, Cold and Allergies – Chelsea Physic Garden – Sunday 3 November

 

We recommend attending all five courses (though not mandatory) and are offering a 15% discount (£531 instead of £625). You can find the Living Medicine whole body package listed on our ‘What’s On’ page: Living Medicine: The Whole Body Course Package – Chelsea Physic Garden

This event will take place at the Garden and in our Learning Classroom space and will go ahead whatever the weather. You should dress appropriately for the Great British weather. Please bring your own apron if you wish.

 

Date And Time

Sunday, July 7, 2024 @ 10:15 AM to
Sunday, July 7, 2024 @ 04:30 PM
 

Registration End Date

Sunday, July 7, 2024
 

Location

Chelsea Physic Garden
 

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