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Herbal Lotions and Potions

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​Join Brother Brendan on an interactive journey to learn about the history of herbal medicine as he demonstrates traditional remedies for common illnesses and ailments.

What happens?


Explore the Botanic Gardens, learning about the history of herbal medicine.

  • Participate in hands-on demonstrations of a variety of herbal medicines.
  • Learn about traditional beliefs of the medieval ages.


Stages: ​Stage 4
Themes: ​Sustainability, Solar System, Environments
Duration: ​2 hours
Location: ​Wollongong Botanic Garden
​Price: ​$13.50 per student
Contact:  4227 7667; botanicgarden@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

Curriculum Links

Stage 4
HT4-3: describes and assesses the motives and actions of past individuals and groups in the context of past societies
HT4-7: identifies and describes different contexts, perspectives and interpretations of the past
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