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Spring herbs for spring cleanse

Saturday 14 March at 9:30 am to 1:00 pm

| £35

Traditionally the first green spring growth was important for country dwellers as a welcome relief from the stored food of winter, high in fat and protein but low in vitamins and minerals. Many of these spring herbs were known to be active against scurvy due to their high vitamin and mineral content. The high mineral content probably plays a major role in the cleansing action of these herbs on the lymph, kidneys and bowels and can be important in helping us clear out the heavy winter diet to make way for the new life of spring.

We will spend a morning learning about the identification and foraging of these plants, and how to harness the fresh growth of spring for health and wellbeing, including experimenting with the fresh juice of plants.

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Booking is essential. Book your place using the University online shop.

You will need to register your details. You will only be charged once you have confirmed your booking.

Enrolment will close 2 days before the start of the course. We only accept online bookings.

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If you have any questions contact us at or call 0117 42 82041


Saturday 14 March
9:30 am to 1:00 pm


University of Bristol Botanic Garden
The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop
Bristol, BS9 1JG United Kingdom
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0117 42 82041