How to blend herbal teas
Learn everything you need to know to become a herbal tea blender
This is a short course all how about how to blend your own herbal teas.
The aim of this course is to provide you with a basic knowledge of teas and infusions and some practical skills so that you can start blending teas at home.
This course is an introductory level course and is really a starting point in the exciting world of medicinal plants.
Please note: this is a non certificated course and is for people to help people use herbs at home.
Laura Carpenter gained a BSc (Hons) in Herbal Medicine from the University of East London and is an independent herbalist adhering to a strict code of ethics and practice.
Laura undertook the degree part time over five years, which focused on anatomy and physiology, plant biochemistry and pharmacology, as well as orthodox medical diagnosis. She completed clinical training at the Stratford Herbal Medicine clinic and the Dermatology department of Whipps Cross Hospital in London, completing over 600 hours of clinical training. In 2013 NIMH awarded her the Dorothy Carroll Award for top final clinical examination.
Laura’s interest in herbs is from both scientific research and traditional British herbal medicine perspectives. She has a keen interest in using British plants, and the medicines she prescribes are often wild crafted, and organic where possible.
Reminding people of traditional remedies that can be harvested from the hedgerows and made into medicines in the kitchen is very important to Laura. It forms a big part of her workshops, herb walks and courses.