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Learn Herbal Care and empower yourself

"Investment in knowledge always pays the best interest".   Benjamin Franklin 

Herbal Care Workshop with practical on the property is now open for 2024

Places are limited to 10 attendees.  

The dates are June 1st, 8th and 15th.

To register select "Online workshop with practical on the property"


What this workshop offers you

* Develop autonomy, and confidence in using medicinal herbs

* Have a solid understanding of medicinal herbs

* Know how to use them safely with common, day-to-day issues

* Know how to make an infusion, decoction, herbal extract, herbal syrup, infused oil, ointment, poultices, compresses. Understand the difference of these mode of transformation, when, and how to use them for best results.

*For the workshop with practical sessions on the property, the number of attendees is limited to insure the best learning experience.


The presenter 

My name is Lise Racine, I am an herbalist, and hold a nursing degree from University Laval in Quebec, Canada.

The workshop "Herbal Care" was first offered in 2018 and has been running every year since then.

In late 2022, the content was extended and the format improved, making it accessible to more people.

Select the format of the workshop

which best suits your needs

There are three possible formats for the workshop.

Option #1 Online self pace workshop gives you access to the 54 pages of downloadable documents, the five and a half hours of videos, and questions answered by Lise through email.   You do this at your pace, in your own time.  The downloadable information and videos are available for six months. 

Option #2  Online workshop with three Zoom meetings.  The theory is delivered through online documents and videos.  One Zoom meeting is held at the beginning consisting of a meet, greet, and welcome session with house keeping questions being addressed to ensure a smooth learning experience.  After, a two hours zoom meeting is held every second week for a total of three meetings running for two hours. 

Option #3  Online workshop with three meetings on the property in Tallebudgera.  The theory is delivered through online documents and videos. There are meetings which run every second week from 9:00 to 12:00 doing practical exercises with live plants.  The dates for this format are selected and announced in advance with limited places available for attendees. 

What the workshop covers

The workshop consists of:

  • Six modules
  • 60 lessons
  • 54 pages of supporting documents with homework
  • Five and a half hours of videos

The topics covered are:

Module 1.  Natural health model of care and guiding principles.

Module 2. Herbs, their identification, which part to harvest, when.  Using fresh or dried herbs.  How to dry herbs and store them properly.

Module 3. Herbal transformations or processing.  Learn how to make:  

     Infusion and decoction
     Extract made from fresh and dried herbs 
     Infused oil 
     Herbal syrup making

Module 4. Twenty medicinal herbs
     Common name        
     Latin name 
     Part used 

Module 5. Food as medicine, macronutrients, and microbiome

Module 6. Home Remedy Cabinet  

      Day to day care
      Weekly and monthly tune up 
      Common issues by systems: Immunity, digestive, respiratory, nervous,
      skin, muscles and bones.

      Tools for the home remedy cabinet and their use
      Plan of action to implement


Online self paced workshop is available now. Select the the option "Online self-paced workshop"  in the drop down menu and you can start today!   Instant access to the materials once you check out.

If you are interested by the practical or the zoom format, register your interest now by emailing us at lise@theherbalgardener.com.au. We will then let you know when the course is open.

Do you have any questions concerning any of the workshop formats? Email them to Lise at lise@theherbalgardener.com.au.