The Seamus Ennis Arts Centre

Saturday, June 10th 2017:


Medicinal Herb Workshop
Learn how to make your own safe and effective herbal remedies.

Many common ailments can be safely treated at home, using wild or cultivated herbs. We can also boost our immune systems and fight infection by including herbs in our diet. This workshop will teach you how to make your own safe and effective herbal remedies and how to incorporate beneficial herbs into your everyday cooking.

Participants will leave with enough knowledge and confidence to start using herbal remedies immediately to treat many conditions.

* Sore throats
* Dry and chesty coughs 
* Mouth and gum conditions
* Indigestion and stomach conditions
* Sprains and strains
* Burns and stings

Correct identification is vital when using wild plants for culinary or medicinal purposes. The morning session of this workshop takes place at The Herb Garden, where you will learn how to safely identify wild and cultivated medicinal herbs.

The identification session will be followed by a practical demonstration on making base herbal preparations, ie. infusions, decoctions, oils, tinctures and cough syrups. Once you learn these basic skills, you will then learn which herbs to use to treat specific ailments. Participants will take home a recipe sheet and detailed notes.

Places are limited so please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Denise Dunne runs The Herb Garden, a certified organic specialist herb nursery, established in 1995, and has many years experience in growing and using medicinal herbs.

Venue: The Herb Garden and The Seamus Ennis Arts Centre, Naul, Co. Dublin

From 10.30am to 4.30pm

Admission: €85 (including herbal tea tastings and detailed notes)

To book your place and for more information, contact Denise on 087 2758896 or email

Doors Open: 10:30am
Commences At: 10:30am
In advance: €85


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