Herbal Medicine with Julia Behrens

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5:30-6:00pm: gather in Old Tree Cafe for a drink and socializing before beginning the workshops. Drinks and light snacks will be available for sale by Old Tree. 

6:00pm-8:00pm: Julia will lead the group on a walk and the creation of tinctures, tonics and other medicinal creations with spring time herbs. 

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Every participant will receive a glass of fermented beverage made on site by Old Tree Brewery, and will leave with a small bottle of brew from Old Tree Brewery along with their own tincture which they will make during the workshop. Along with the physical tincture, all participants will leave equipped with knowledge to continue their herbal medicinal journey.

Spring is in the air and the first harvest of the year is immanent. Come to the old Brewery and learn about simple remedies using herbs you can find in your garden or forage in the wild. Learn to identify some common plants and turn them into medicine.

Julia is a qualified practitioner in Herbal Medicine with a degree from the College of Phytotherapy, graduating with honors in 2000. A member of the College of Practising Phytotherapists (MCPP), Julia has taught at the School of Herbal Medicine, lectured at East London and Westminster University, consulted for the WWF and Neal's Yard and runs a range of courses in Herbal Medicine in schools and community groups.

In 2001 Julia set up the community herb garden project ‘Hedgehog Herbs’ to raise awareness of medicinal plants. Julia also designs small and large gardens, specializing in gardens with a focus on medicinal herbs and runs regular talks in Brighton and Hove and for the National Trust and at other heritage sites where herb gardens are prominent.

Passionate about herbs, healing, conservation and sustainability Julia applies sustainable and holistic principles in both her treatment and practice. She has published articles about the conservation of Medicinal Plants in the European Journal of Herbal Medicine, WWF and Plant life and recently appeared on the channel 4 series ‘Food Unwrapped’.