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Programme for Taster Apprenticeship Week in Healing Herbs and Medicine Music
Arrive Sun 16th Sept 6pm depart Sun 23rd Sept 2018
Quinta Melilotus Herb Farm, near Lagos

Programme for The Autumn Apprenticeship in Healing Herbs and Medicine Music Taster Week with Maureen Robertson Medical Herbalist, Jose Melo Musician & Song Writer and Anne McIntyre Ayurvedic Herbalist 2018

Sun 16th Sept New Beginnings

Arrive and settle in. Introduction to fellow apprentices and into the workings of the programme and the farm.  Please bring any instruments you would like to have with you to contribute to any musical sharings.


Mon 17th Sept Tutorial Day 1 led by Maureen

Goethean Approach to Plant Study

Walk around the land. Introduction to Plant Communication based on Goethe's approach. Meditations and blind tea tasting. Choosing of your plant ally which you will work with over the next few weeks with an informal presentation on the final tutorial day.

Tues 18th Sept Garden Time 

Morning in the Garden meeting our cultivated plants. Introduction to practical Veganic Gardening.Harvesting, pruning, cleaning and making beautiful preparations from our gatherings.


Weds 19th Tutorial Day 2 led by Maureen


The Digestive Processes and Solar Plexus. Food as Medicine and Nutrition including preparation of living and superfoods for optimum health. Minerals, salts and structure: the Muscular-Skeletal system. Herb Tasting and Pharmacy – Making practical herbal preparations


Thurs 20th Sept Tutorial Day 3 led by Jose

Music as Medicine.

Focussing specifically on the high vibration frequencies of the aromatic essential oil containing herbs, we will translate these healing frequencies into musical resonance using our voices, different instruments with Nature sounds as our backdrop and base.

Fri 21st Sept 

Free days to work with your plant and integration. 

Celebration of the Autumn Equinox.

Sat 22nd and Sun 23rd Sept 

Ayurveda for Heart & Mind Weekend with Anne McIntyre

End of the  Taster Apprenticeship,  Final integrations & Final Ceremony.


Longer Stay

There is the possibility of staying on longer at extra cost for accommodation (35 euros/night) and meals (Breakfast 5 euros, lunch and dinner 10 euros each) if you would like to stay on for our Herbal Field Trip on Tues 25th Sept

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