The Avalach Centre for Plant Study

Plant study

The Fruits of our Labour Please browse the articles below or click on the picture for a gallery of plant studies.

Plant Study Workshops What to expect from the workshops – learning outcomes and reading list.
Contemplative Plant Study The philosophy of Contemplative Plant Study (based on articles published in Vegan Views and The Herbalist).
Creating an Energetic Herb Wheel On overview of our work (as published in Herbs Magazine).
Planting a Medicinal Herb Wheel Practical guidance on designing a herb wheel (as published in Permaculture Magazine).
Curly Kale Vegan organic growing on Arran (as published in the VON Growing Green International journal).
The Arc Project Support needed for expanding the Avalach Centre for Plant Study to a Vegan Organic Stockfree Growing Centre (as published in the Movement for Compassionate Living newsletter).
Goethean Science (1.5Mb) The evaluation of Goethean Science as a methodology for the investigation of medicinal plant properties with specific reference to Hawthorn. (M.Sc. Dissertation by Keith Robertson B.Sc. M.Sc. M.NIMH)
The Case for Case History Research A discussion paper by Maureen and Keith Robertson on the future of appropriate herbal research first published in the Scottish Journal of Herbal Medicine Vol 1 Oct 2009 pg 51-55.

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