Join medical herbalist Heidi Merika for a hands-on walk around Yandina Community Gardens as she shares her knowledge of how common wild and cultivated garden plants can be used for a huge array of common ailments.
Heidi has extensive practical experience in using plants as medicine and can share not only what to use them for but most importantly how to do so. We will finish by making a remedy from plants that we have gathered from the garden so you can experience how simple it can be to use your common garden plants as medicine. To book click here
Heidi is an experienced naturopath and medical herbalist with a passion for wild medicinal and nutritional plants. She has lectured in nutrition at RMIT University (VIC), regularly runs workshops on herbal medicine preparation and has spoken at conferences and seminars. She was involved in the menopause program at The Women’s Hospital (VIC) was a guest speaker at the 2007 College of Lactation Consultants Victoria international conference and has participated in original research into the effects of herbal medicine on breast milk.
From 2012 until 2017 she was a lecturer and clinical supervisor at Endeavour College of Natural Health (Brisbane). In 2018 she founded The Community Herb School to bring Earth-based herbalism and nature re-connection to the general public. She is currently a guest lecturer in Nutrition at the University of the Sunshine Coast. She sees patients from her clinic in Eumundi and from Andrea Bicket Wellness Acupuncture in Twin Waters