Name: NATIVE MEDICINE WORKSHOP
Price: $112 - $130 per person
Time: 3 hours
Departs at: 9am - 12pm, 2pm- 5pm
For groups of 5 or more we offer a discount, please make contact with Denise, the contact details are on the bottom of the page.
Make your own personal connection to the beauty and serenity of the Okere Falls sub-tropical Rainforest.
Learn how to identify some of New Zealand’s most well researched and abundant native herbs, now recognised Internationally for their powerful medicinal qualities.
Join us in our workshop, at your very own workstation where you will be shown how to recognise some of our more popular native herbs-Manuka, Kawakawa and Kanuka. During the workshop you will learn about some of the special properties of these plants, how they work and in what ways they can be used. You will also learn how to make these into healing balms and liquid tinctures for year-round use for your health and wellbeing.
You will leave our workshop with an understanding of some of the special benefits of herbal medicine and why it has been used for generations.
What you need to know
We will meet you at the entrance to the Okere Falls forest.
Please wear clothing appropriate for the conditions it can be cooler in the forest than expected. We recommend a warm jacket, rain wear or umbrella if necessary and good walking shoes.
- Herbal infusions of native herbs to sip on while learning,
- All manufacturing equipment
- A 50 ml bottle of your own manufactured herbal extract,
- 20 ml balm made from organic herbs bees and trees all grown on New Zealand soil.
We also can supply delicious platters of food on request. This workshop can be tailored to suit your groups needs.
We will be walking on a gravel pathway through NZ native forest which can be uneven in places. We will provide a full Safety briefing before we depart. If you have any questions feel free to get in touch prior.