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Programme for The Apprenticeship in Healing Herbs and Medicine Music
Sun 16th September to Sat 13th October 2018
Quinta Melilotus Herb Farm, near Lagos

Programme for The Autumn Apprenticeship in Healing Herbs and Medicine Music 2018

Sun 16th Sept New Beginnings

Arrive and settle in. Introduction to fellow apprentices and into the workings of the programme and the farm. Songs round the fire to mark the beginning of our time together. Please bring any instruments you would like to have with you to contribute to the many fires we will be sharing.

 

Mon 17th Sept Tutorial Day 1 led by Maureen

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 1

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

EARTH ~ ROOT MEDICINE

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.

Friday evening Introductions with Anne McIntyre.

Sat 22nd and Sun 23rd Sept 

Ayurveda for Heart & Mind Weekend with Anne McIntyre

Mon 24th Sept 

Free day to work with your plant and integration.

Tues 25th Sept

Field Trip 1 to Monchique mountains

We will be collecting fresh spring water from source and visiting natural swimming pools.

 

Weds 26th - Fri 28th Sept

Free days to work with your plant and integration. 

Sat 29th Sept Tutorial Day 4 led by Maureen 

WATER ~ STEM MEDICINE 

Principles of Cleansing and Detox. Herbs for the Urinary, Lymphatic and Reproductive systems. Chemistry of Water. Herb Tasting and Pharmacy – Making practical herbal preparations.

Sun 30th Sept Tutorial Day 5 led by Maureen

AIR ~ LEAF MEDICINE

Botanical Identification, leaf sequences. Introduction to herbs for the Skin and massage using essential oils and infused oils. Herb tasting and Pharmacy for the Respiratory and Immune Systems.

Mon 1st & Tues 2nd Oct

Free days to work with your plant and integration.

Weds 3rd Oct Field Trip 2

We explore the most south west point of mainland Europe, walk some of the cliff paths and meet some of the unique plants of the Atlantic western seaboard.

Thurs 4th Oct Tutorial Day 6 with Jose

Ceremonial traditions and teaching plants. Plant Healing Communication through shamanic practices.

 

Fri 5th Oct

Free day to work with your plant and integration.

 

Sat 6th Oct Tutorial Day 7 led by Maureen

FIRE ~ FLOWER MEDICINE

Aromatic Medicine and the Astral Realm. Passion and Creativity through Plant Artistry. Understanding the body's control systems and Herb tasting and Pharmacy for the Cardiovascular & Nervous Systems. 

 

Sun 7th Oct Tutorial Day 8 with Maureen

ETHER  ~ SEED MEDICINE

Shamanic Processes and Plant Ally Meditation. Plant Intelligence and the Psycho-Spiritual System. Herb Tasting and Pharmacy.

 

Mon 8th & Weds 10th Oct

Days to be with your plant to complete your studies, ready to present informally the next day.

Tues 9th Sept Garden Time 2

Morning in the Garden meeting our cultivated plants. Harvesting, pruning, cleaning and making beautiful preparations from our gatherings.

Thurs 11th Oct

Presenting the findings of your journey with your plant.

Fri 12th Oct

End of the Apprenticeship,  Final integrations & Final Ceremony.

Sun 13th Oct

Goodbyes and Departures.