An Apothecary Tour exploring the historical use of medicinal plants.
The tour starts within the fresh herb garden of St George the Martyr Church Southwark where the medicinal herbs of the Herb Garret are now planted.
There will then be a short walk to the oak beamed Herb Garret of old St Thomas' Hospital where there will be a hands on demonstration of traditional medicinal preparations.
Explore St Thomas' and Guy's Hospitals' pharmaceutical history via the herbal arts of infusion, poultice, pills and tablet making.
Related website: www.thegarret.org.uk
Thursday 12 August 2010
From Garden to Garret: The Apothecary Tour
Exploring the historical use of medicinal plants