This series of classes will be on Herbs and Herbal Lore.
Everything from making your own cosmetics to aphrodisiacs will be covered. In this time of staying at home, growing your own herbs and learning to cook with herbs and make your own medicines could be a useful skill for many people.
Week 1 is general information about herbs in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, evolution of herbal use will be covered.
Week 2 will be about Medieval and Renaissance cosmetics and we will make a recipe.
Week 3 will be making herbal beads, this is good for kids to watch and you can do this at home with them.
Week 4 is all about Aphrodisiacs and we will make one.
Week 5 will be Medicinal Medicine in the past has changed radically from century to century, we will talk about natural remedies. If you have sensitive skin or other issues with chemicals, consider making your own products!