Herbal Care workshop with practical on the property


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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 Saturday June 1st, 8th and 15th.


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.

The Herbal Care workshop with practical on the property includes online content of videos and pdf with three meetings on the property in Tallebudgera.  

The theory is delivered through online documents and videos. The three meetings which run every Saturday from 9:00 to 12:00 doing practical exercises with live plants.  


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

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

You can secure your place with a deposit and final payment made at the latest 2 weeks before the beginning of the workshop (being May 17th).  To do this, send an email at lise@theherbalgardener.com.au with your details and we will contact you to organise your deposit.