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Holistic Nutrition & Medicinal Cooking  NEW

Are you ready to transform your body into its optimal state-of-being? Learn how to use the natural healing power of food to rejuvenate yourself from the inside-out.

This course will give you hands-on experience on how to improve your general health and nutrition through food demonstrations, manufacturing of herbal creams, balms & elixirs. Delve into the world of herbal medicine and its uses in certain health conditions and enjoy an introduction into the fascinating world of iris diagnosis. We will also learn how to use herbs and nutrition in healthy, tasty meals and smoothies.

  • Adults: $242.00
  • Under 18: $242.00

Prices include GST


Age 16+
Skill Level Everyone
Time slot Mornings only
Status Full.
Location Bellingen Public School

More about the course

Course outline:

Day 1; General outline on healthy eating principles, herbal medicine, nutritional food ideas and preparation to balance blood sugar, weight loss and good health.

Day 2; Introduction into digestive health and immunity.  Benefits of fermented foods such as sprouting, lemon balm and ginger syrup, miso soup.

Day 3; Herbal medicine introduction including using common herbs for digestive health and wellbeing, involves walking around the school vegetable garden and harvesting herbs.

Day 4; History of Iridology and its uses in presenting imbalances in the body. Herbal cooking demonstrations that are medicinal and nutritious for good health. Lavender ice cream to calm the spirit and much more.

Day 5; Summary of the week. Manufacturing of lip balms and medicinal creams.



Cassandra  Luhrs

Cassandra Luhrs

Cassandra Luhrs has been involved in the natural therapy industry for over twenty years and she is a qualified herbalist, nutritionist and remedial massage therapist. She has a passionate love for educating her clients on good holistic health, wellbeing and lifestyle management. Cassandra has always been involved with food and the food industry. She’s had a passion for organic whole food cooking for many years. Working closely with her clients in a multi dispensary clinic has given her experience in treating many different ailments for allergies, digestive disorders, weight loss, reproductive, children's health and much more. Her overall approach is mind body spirit; using iridology, dietary advice, meal plans and herbal medicine.

Course Requirements

Material costs: $60 to cover the cost of cooking ingredients, jars, bottles to make a range of beautiful tasting foods and elixirs, lip balms and herbal creams.

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