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Calming Tea 150g

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Rose Body Butter 100g

These rich butters are best used straight after your shower. While very rich, they absorb deep into the skin and leave it moisturised for the whole day.

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These rich butters are best used straight after your shower. While very rich, they absorb deep into the skin and leave it moisturised for the whole day.

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Guided Herbal Walk and Workshop 2nd June 2024

  Join me for a guided tour of the Burren and see some of the beautiful flowers that appear over the summer months. You will also be learning about the plants that grow locally and how they can be used.  I will demonstrate various methods for making a range of...

Herbal Remedy Making Workshop

Date: Saturday 11th May 2024 10.30 am - 3.30 pm Venue : Coolamber Garden Boherquill Co. Westmeath N91 AX25 To book a place go to  

The importance of Sleep

Better Sleep with Herbal Medicine Nothing beats a good night's sleep.  To wake up refreshed, having been resting fully for hours, is hugely restorative for the mind and body.  We pass through a number of stages during the sleep cycle, all of them letting us descend...

Guided Burren Walk July 2023

Guided Herbal Walk – Burren Co. Clare 15th July 2023     A walk in the Burren in the Summer is an unbeatable experience. The rare flowers are of course one of the wonders of this magical place.  The Burren is also rich in healing herbs. Come for this guided walk in...

How we deal with Menopause

    Today is Menopause Awareness Day. Such a significant time for women, a time of transition as we move from one stage to another. For too long problems associated with menopause were not discussed. Many women were left to deal with intense physical and...

Herbal Workshop August 2022

Very much looking forward to the upcoming Workshop this Saturday 20th August in Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin.  I will be discussing how many of the Monasteries were so important in establishing the Physic Gardens where medicinal herbs were cultivated and so much...


Using herbal medicine and eating well during Covid can reduce your symptoms and aid recovery

Fertility, Pregnancy and childbirth

Fertility, pregnancy and childbirth You won’t be surprised to learn that many different traditions of herbal medicine include herbs that are prized for enhancing fertility. These herbs are valued for their role in balancing hormones, regulating the menstrual cycle and...


A Burren Experience TIME: July 1st 2017 11.00 - 16.00 LOCATION: Carron, Co. Clare COST: €60 Spend a day in the heart of the Burren in beautiful Carron with herbalist Helen McCormack.  Have a tour of her herbal garden and learn about the medicinal actions and...

Elderberry Syrup

After you have picked your berries, remove any unripe ones. One way of doing this is to put berries into a bowl of water. Any green ones will rise to the top and can be picked out. Elderberries are not eaten unripe or in their raw form as their seed can cause...

Natural products for face and body

Ever had concerns about what might be in those creams and lotions you use every day to keep your skin moisturised? Here is a range of home-made face and body creams that are made from the finest natural ingredients like Shea and Cocoa Butter, vitamin rich oils such as...

Herbal blended teas

I am now selling a range of loose leaf herbal tea blends. Digestive Tea Blend A blend containing soothing Marshmallow and Chamomille refreshing Peppermint, aromatic Lemongrass, Cardamom and Orange Peel. Helpful for reflux, heartburn, indigestion and bloating. Calming...


Echinacea – cui bono? The herbal community here has been disappointed by the Irish Medicines Board's recent statement advising that the herb echinacea is unsuitable for children. Echinacea is a very popular herb and widely self-prescribed for the prevention and...

Summer Elderflower Recipes

Elderflower Cordial Elderflowers are out in early summer – just in time for the hayfever season as they are an effective decongestant. This recipe makes a lovely summer drink, try it with sparkling water, very refreshing. You will need heads of elderflowers (about 12...

Happy foraging

After a little break from writing, it’s really time to get a quick bulletin off to you all – even if it’s only to say hope you are all enjoying time outdoors (we won’t mention the 'R' word). I have spent many pleasurable hours outdoors in May/June picking herbs in the...

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Helen McCormack
186 Philipsburgh Avenue
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