Fragrant Herbal Pharmacy Principles & Practice – London In Person Event

£ 95.00

Date: 10th February 2024

Time: 09:30 am to 5pm

Location: CNM London – 25 Percy Circus London, WC1X 9EU


Fragrant Herbal Pharmacy Principles & Practice with Joe Nasr

Join us for a 1 day herbal pharmacy masterclass, followed by a 2 hour zoom follow-up session.

For Herbalists, Aromatherapists, CAM Practitioners & Students


Appreciate the historical uses and modern therapeutic value of aromatic medicinal herbs

  • Explore the basic chemistry of aromatic molecules & other herbal ingredients
  • Understand the principles of the extraction of herbs & of crafting herbal medicines
  • Observe demonstrations of the techniques of making herbal remedies


  • Basic chemistry of volatile organic compounds (essential oils), fixed oils & emulsifiers
  • Distillation, vapour pressures & boiling point of heterogenous mixtures
  • Aromatic & Spirituous Waters
  • Herbal Infusions & Decoctions: The traditional method of preparing remedies
  • Production of aromatic tinctures, percolates & syrups.
  • Production of infused oils, ointments, pomades, balms, creams & lotions Includes


  • Preparing herbal infusions & decoctions with experiential tea tastings
  • Distilling an aromatic water, making an aromatic tincture, & an aromatic syrup.
  • Preparing an infused oil, a pomade, an ointment, a cream, and a lotion
  • Percolating a dry herb & extracting a herb’s soluble minerals
  • Outdoors, exploring the therapeutic value of a ‘herb walk’ and essential herbal know-how for harvesting from the hedgerow.

About the Speaker:

Joe Nasr is a well- known medical herbalist, osteopath, and senior lecturer in herbal medicine. His lecturing skills, enthusiasm, and dedicated work on herbal medicine-training development was part of the revival of the profession in the UK, which started in the early 1980’s. Joe has a passion for aromatic medicinal plants, which he takes pleasure in nurturing on his herb farm set deep in beautiful Mount Lebanon. He grows old scented roses, rose geranium, rosemary, lemon balm, thyme, hyssop, and chamomile amongst other interesting medicinal plants. Joe is also a dedicated and experienced plant distiller. Over the years, he has developed innovative techniques for the production of herbal aromatic waters, tinctures, syrups, ointments, creams and more, through his company Avicenna Herbal Products.

£45 members, and £95 non-members

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