Geoffrey Soma - Herbalist 'Notes From Beyond The Veil' June 2007

Notes From Beyond the Veil   Every month Herbal Haven asks the shade of a well-known herbalist to, briefly, drift back from those Elysian fields, to discuss herbs of particular interest at this time of year.  This month we are proud to welcome back the noblest of the centaurs, Chiron.  Born of Kronos he was of the old gods, long before Zeus came and...

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Geoffrey Soma - Herbalist 'Notes From Beyond The Veil' Sept 06

Notes From Beyond the Veil   Every month Herbal Haven asks the shade of a well-known herbalist to briefly drift back from those Elysian fields to discuss herbs of particular interest at this time of Year.  This month we welcome back Dr John Dee, who was born in 1527.  Arch magician, brilliant mathematician, graduate of Cambridge University, visionary...

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Geoffrey Soma - Herbalist 'Notes From Beyond The Veil' Aug 06

Notes From Beyond the Veil     Every month Herbal Haven asks the shade of a well-known herbalist to briefly drift back from those Elysian fields to discuss herbs of particular interest at this time of Year.  This month we welcome back Nicholas Culpeper who was born into a theological family in 1616 just a few days after his father’s...

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Geoffrey Soma - Herbalist 'Notes From Beyond The Veil' July 06

Geoff’s Medicinal Notes – July 2006   Notes from Beyond the Veil will return next month with Nicholas Culpeper.  This month we have our resident Medical Herbalist, Geoffrey Soma BSc(Hons) MNIMH, discussing this month’s herbs; Skullcap, St John’s Wort and Vervain.   Skullcap – Scutellaria lateriflora Native to America,...

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Geoffrey Soma - Herbalist 'Notes From Beyond The Veil' June 06

Notes From Beyond the Veil   Every month Herbal Haven asks the shade of a well-known herbalist to briefly drift back from those Elysian fields to discuss herbs of particular interest at this time of Year.  Mrs Grieve, who died in 1949, the principle and founder the "The Wins" Medicinal and Commercial Herb School and Farm at Chalfont St Peter, was a...

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