Living Medicine – Self Care for Coughs, Colds & Allergies

Saturday 10th September, 1pm to 5pm

With autumn now approaching, explore how resilience to infections can be improved through non-medical nutritional and herbal support. This practical session will include demonstrations, a walk in the garden, and a guide and utensils to take home.

Medical herbalist Alex Laird of Living Medicine will guide you on how to:

  • Identify, smell and taste common healing plants
  • Find out how plants’ defensive compounds promote and protect our own body functions
  • Make food and herb remedies to treat simple coughs, colds and allergies

This is the second in a five part series of workshops but can be attended as a standalone session. It is ideal for anyone interested in plants, food and health. No previous knowledge is necessary, though we’d love you to share your own experience or family remedies. Alex Laird BSc set up the first herbal clinic in hospital dermatology at Whipps Cross Hospital and also practices at The Haven breast cancer support centre in Fulham.

£50/£45 for unemployed adults
Booking essential, via or by telephoning 020 7736 3233
This event will take place in the Jessie Mylne Education Centre