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Holistic Nutrition & Medicinal Cooking

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. Get hands-on experience on how to improve your general health and nutrition through food demonstrations, manufacturing of herbal creams, balms and 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. 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 Whole week - mornings only
Status 2022 details coming soon.
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 is a qualified herbalist, nutritionist and remedial massage therapist, involved in the natural therapy industry for over twenty years. She has a passion for teaching good holistic health, wellbeing and lifestyle management, using iridology, dietary advice, meal plans and herbal medicine. Cassandraluhrs.com.au

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. This is payable to the tutor on the first day of your course.


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