Discover the power of plants at Dilston Physic Garden
Discover the power of plants. Wander up a country lane in a panoramic stretch of Northumberland to a unique medicinal garden on the banks of a meandering river. Find a garden like no other, set in 2 acres of natural habitat and brimming with over 700 medicinal plants. Plants used as medicines throughout history, with the science to verify their use and show how they benefit health and wellbeing. Experience the ultimate relaxation garden, a tranquil space in which its plants and people nurture mind, body and spirit.
Dilston Physic Garden is rooted in science. Beside each plant find information on the plant's traditional use, the folklore that brings each plant to life and the science of how the plant works. The physic garden also conducts scientific research into traditional medicine especially those to improve memory. Find specialist collections of plants shown by science to be effective for memory, mood, sleep and more. Dilston aims to increase the awareness of plant medicine backed by scientific research, helping reinstate plants medicine as an essential component of human health and medicine, just as it was in the past.
Find out more by joining a range of inspiring tours, talks, workshops and courses including a 10-day Seasonal Foundation in Plant Medicine, Dilston Dispensary of Plant Medicine on Wednesdays in the summer and Children's Potion Club and Junior Herbalist Club.
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