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Winelands: Fynbos medicinal plant workshop

2022-07-16 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Winelands Secretary
Winelands: Fynbos medicinal plant workshop

Join us for Mensa Winelands’ interactive workshop on Saturday 16 July at the Helderberg Nature Reserve, from 09h00 to 16h00, presented by FGASA-registered nature guide Andreas Groenewald.

You will:
– explore the ancient knowledge and historical use of local plant species
– learn how to identify which plants can be used in the treatment of ailments
– discover the various chemical properties of plants which can be used as medicines, as well as their application
– find out about medicinal products being made from these plants,

There will be hands-on interaction with a variety of medicinal fynbos plants, as well as a short guided walk through the nature reserve.
Afterwards each person will have the opportunity to compile a basic first aid kit made from the various plants and knowledge gained.

What to bring:
Lunch (tea and coffee will be supplied)
Pen and notebook
Suitable walking shoes

Members benefit from a Winelands’ subsidy of this workshop and pay R100pp; guests pay R150pp*. Early registration is advised and prepayment is required.

*Note that the entrance fee to the nature reserve is not included –
Per vehicle – R 15
Per adult – R 25
Per student – R 15 (valid student card required)
Per senior citizen 60+ years – R 15 (ID required)


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