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Medicine Making in the Wild: Health Immersive

Scapa Fest are committed to providing events, courses and activities that help participants explore the relationship between mind-body health, adventure and environmental action.

With this in mind we created Medicine Making in the Wild, a health immersive course which provides an exciting opportunity to learn how to forage for health and transform your harvest into ready-to-use medicine. A half-day health immersive with a twist of adventure and environmental action!

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In this workshop, you will learn: 

  • How to identify healing plants suitable for transforming on the go, in the wild.
  • The different processes for extracting medicine from plants.
  • How to create 2 potent herbal remedies with minimal equipment: a hydrosol and herbal bandages.

This is a Must-Attend if…

  • You are drawn to herbal medicine but don’t know where to start.
  • You are new to herbal medicine making in the wild.
  • You don’t have access to herbal medicine making equipment.
  • You want to experience less reliance on buying and more self-sufficiency when it comes to using herbal remedies for yourself and your family.
  • You want to learn all about traditional low tech herbal extraction methods.
  • You know your body has a lot to say and you want to listen.

In addition:

You will leave with 2 ready-to-use herbal remedies made from plants you have foraged for your own personal use, plus a ton of practical advice on how to make more in your own time.

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Location:

This is a great activity for a half day out in the wild, solo, with family or friends in the beautiful Loch Ardinning Wildlife Reserve at the foot of the Campsies, a short drive from Glasgow. Nearest town is Strathblane. Google map for car park is here.

Practicalities:

All participants will require a small pack for the day to carry essentials and suitable footwear & waterproof clothing for walking in the forest and on the open moorland, which can be uneven and wet underfoot. There will be 3 stiles to cross. Suitable for 16+

We will bring all the equipment needed with us and meet you at the parking of the venue between 9.30 and 9.55am for a prompt start at 10am.We will finish back at the car park at 1pm.

Car sharing for up to 3 people available from Glasgow Westend & back on the day.

What is included in the course?

Items that are included in the price.

  • All activities
  • All materials
  • Group shelter for weather protection
  • All safety equipment

What is not included in the course?

Items that are not included in the price.

  • Accommodation before and after the event
  • Food
  • Transport (unless pre-arranged)
  • Waterproof clothing & footwear

Cost per person

The cost is £39 per person and this is based on a minimum of 4 people booking. 

Questions?

Please drop us an email here.

Reserve your spot in this health immersive below now:

  • July 18, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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