Recordings from live classes & Q&A webinars 2024

> Live Q&A : Using Seaweeds as Tonics & Medicines from 30th May 2024

Topics Covered Include:

Various questions answered about:

  • Using seaweed in the garden: compost, plant feed, restoring nutrients to the soil etc.
  • Can seaweeds be used to make mouthwash?
  • Marine-safe suncreens & sunblocks.
  • Introducing more medicinal uses of Irish Moss, including sharing my experience using it professionally in my herbal medicine clinic.

> From 21st March 2024

Seashore Guide: An introduction to green, red & brown seaweeds

Topics Covered Include:

  • What are these different groups of seaweeds?
  • Where to look for them on the shoreline.
  • The characteristics and properties that they have in common.
  • Photos of different green, red & brown seaweeds.

> From 18th April 2024:

Exploring the Seashore: Some Common Seaweed Varieties
 

> Live Q&A : Using Seaweeds as Tonics & Medicines from 8th Feb. 2024

Topics Covered Include:

  • Various questions answered about:
  • Irish Moss 1 -post oil serums
  • Irish Moss face masks: can we freeze these?
  • Grades of Irish Moss: pale yellow or red-purple. What’s the difference?
  • Powdered seaweeds
  • Seaweed supplier
  • Intro to using herbs at tonics & medicines: what we will cover in lessons.

> Live Q&A : From on 29th Feb. 2024

Topics Covered Include:

  • Various questions answered about:
  • Difference between Irish Moss extracted in oil compared to water
  • Powdered seaweeds
  • Some basic chemistry of seaweed extracts
  • Seaweed baths made with fresh seaweed
  • DIY shampoo with seaweed
  • Learning to collect seaweed from the seashore

> Course intro and tour from 11th Jan. 2024

Topics Covered Include:

  • How this new course works
  • Seaweed as medicines & tonics
  • Seaweed as natural skincare, haircare & cosmetics
  • Seaweed as foods
  • Seaweeds: how they grow, collecting & drying them
  • Upcoming live class dates & topics

> From 25th Jan. 2024

Topics Covered Include:

  • Introducing using seaweeds via the skin: natural skincare, haircare & cosmetics; therapeutic, more medicinal treatments.
  • Questions about the 1-Pot Facial Serum.
  • Buying dried seaweeds: Quality? Dried whole, chopped, powdered? When to use these different forms.
  • Different ways of extracting seaweeds: oil, water, vinegar, glycerine, alcohol and the type of treatment or product they can be used in e.g. balms, hair conditioning treatments, emulsions, sprays, baths, poultices, DIY gels etc.
  • Introducing conditions that applying seaweeds may help with: Eczema, psoriasis, acne, some types of pain, exhaustion, stress etc.