Herbal Remedies


How to make hawthorn tincture | another 5 easily identifiable plants to forage | bushcraft | Kent

How to make hawthorn tincture

It’s mid May and the hawthorn is resplendent in full bloom and the hedgerow is ablaze with their beautiful flowers. Right now both the flowers and leaves are edible and the flowers especially are very tasty. In this video Gary talks about hawthorn in general and how to make hawthorn tincture in particular.  Watch the […]


Herbal hand sanitiser

Nicola has put this recipe together as she wanted to make her own herbal hand sanitiser.  It uses a blend of essential oils with anti-viral and anti-microbial properties.   Always take care when using essential oils and check the safe usage of each one before applying.  If you’re using essential oils for the first time, […]

herbal hand sanitiser | herbal remedies | Kent | south east

Finding haws in the hedgerow

We ran one of our 1 Day Foraging Courses at the weekend and found lots of haws in the hedgerow.  I’ve written previously about hawthorn in this post and I’ve also included its berries, haws, in this post on edible berries.  In this video I talk about eating the flowers in the spring and making […]

fruit and nuts | foraging | Kent | south east | London