Mastering Herbal Medicine

Borgo Santo Pietro, in collaboration with world-renowned Herbalist, Anne McIntyre, proudly presents a comprehensive course in herbal medicine. As passionate advocates of holistic well-being, our estate is all about living in harmony with nature and the land that we eat and heal from by sharing the ancient wisdom to master herbal medicine. Borgo Santo Pietro has joined forces with Anne to distil her decades of herbal expertise to pass on to our beloved community of like-minded people. We aim to provide you with an exceptional foundation for your personal journey into herbal medicine.

From Garden to Remedy

February to September 2024

The Mastering Herbal Medicine course will provide you with the confidence and competence to treat common ailments safely and effectively at home.

Course Description

The Mastering Herbalism course consists of eight online modules and two 3-day workshops.

The modules and workshops are designed to be studied in sequence and new online material will be made available to students at the beginning of each month, starting in February 2024 and finishing in September 2024.

The online lessons can be studied at your own pace, whenever it suits you and fits in with your other life commitments, but students are strongly encouraged to have completed all the available lessons before each workshop to allow the whole group to progress together.

Who Is the Course for?

The course is designed for;

• Anyone who would like to learn about herbs for their self-care and to care for their family at home.
• Health care professionals whose primary system of care is another therapy such as naturopaths, homoeopaths, acupuncturists, osteopaths, chiropractors, nurses, health visitors, doctors, nutritionists etc, where a knowledge of herbal medicine would help to broaden their width of expertise.

Online Lessons

The online lessons will cover the following topics;

Global Herbal Traditions, The Active Constituents of Herbs and Their Tastes, The Systems of The Body, Treating Common Ailments, Monographs of Herbs, The Still Room, Practical Exercises, and Recipes.

Practical Workshops

The first workshop will take place from 31st May – 2nd June 2024 and the second workshop will take place between the 27th – 29th September 2024.

During both of the 3-day workshops, students will have the opportunity to collect the herbs growing on and surrounding areas of Borgo Santo Pietro and familiarise themselves with the herbs in person.

Course Fee

The total cost is € 1.995,00.

This includes the online course, two workshops with supporting materials, breakfast, refreshments, and lunch. Dinner is optional and not included.

Accommodation and flights are not included, however, transportation can be arranged in advance at an extra cost. Accommodation at Borgo Santo Pietro can be arranged for guests wanting to stay on the premises, excluded from the cost of the course. A list of alternative nearby accommodations will be offered to participants once they have registered for the course.