Programme for Taster Apprenticeship Week in Healing Herbs and Medicine Music
Arrive Sun 14th April 6pm depart Sun 21st April 2019
Quinta Melilotus Herb Farm, near Lagos
Programme for The Spring Apprenticeship in Healing Herbs and Medicine Music Taster Week 2019 with Maureen Robertson Medical Herbalist, Jose Melo Musician & Song Writer
Sun 14th April 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 15th April 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 16th April 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 17th April 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 18th April Tutorial Day 3 led by Jose
MUSIC AS MEDICINE
Focusing 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 19th April
Free day to work with your plant and integration.
Sat 20th April Tutorial Day 4 led by Maureen
WATER ~ STEM MEDICINE
Principles of Cleansing and Detox. Herbs for the Urinary, Lymphatic and Reproductive systems. Herb Tasting and Pharmacy – Making practical herbal preparations.
Sun 21st April 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.
End of the Taster Apprenticeship, Final integrations & Final Ceremony.
630 euros incl 7 nights accommodation, all meals and medicine making materials for preparations to take home. Each tutorial day can be taken as individual days at 45 euros/day including lunch and all medicine making materials).
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 the Herbal Path Course Sat 4th May - Sun 12th May.