Discovery of mountain plants, medicinal and edible (Savoie)

Duration : 1 day

France, Northern Alps

Level : easy

from 45 € / p. from 4 to 12 persons

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Description

In Savoie, in the Maurienne valley, in a preserved mountain area, rich and varied in flora, come to discover medicinal and edible plants.

After a botanical initiation in the field, you will be offered picking for culinary tastings, herbal teas with multiple virtues, advice in herbal medicine and small cosmetic ...

This day aims to familiarize you with these mountain plants. All this with ethics and respect for the mountain environment and the safeguarding of rare and protected species.

This course is offered by the training center CIMMES, declared to the Rhône-Alpes Auvergne region under number 82 73 01239 73. It is a trademark of the "Bureau Montagne des Arves".

Program

  • Short history of man's use of medicinal and culinary plants.
  • Introduction to botany and different biotopes.
  • Rules for picking.
  • Toxic plants / protected plants.
  • The different parts of the plants used.
  • Walk, recognition and field picking.
  • Picnic and preparation of the harvested plants.

Supervision:

  • Sabine PASQUIER: mountain leader, graduate of the Lyonnaise School of Medicinal Plants.
  • Jean-Marc HERMES: mountain leader.

The price includes

  • Supervision by mountain leaders.
  • Teaching fees.

The price does not include

  • Transport.
  • Drinks.
  • Anything not specified in "The price includes".

Accommodation

  • Lodge.
Next departures :
  • To be confirmed
  • To be confirmed
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