Mystery Herbal Tea Tasting

Join Glasgow Zine Library and delve into the plant world, exploring what we can learn when we pay attention while drinking a mystery herbal tea!

Mystery Herbal Tea Tasting

About Mystery Herbal Tea Tasting

This workshop is a chance to sink into the plant world and explore what we can learn when we pay attention while drinking a mystery herbal tea. We will get cosy and learn directly from the plant and our bodies. The chosen herb will be safe for everyone to consume.

Participants will be sent a small package containing a few teabags of mystery herb and a guidance sheet to help us make notes during the workshop.

Please note: You will need to purchase the herbal tea pack with your ticket. These are available as 'Add-Ons' from Eventbrite, and are priced as pay-what-you-can, from £0-£4.50.

We will come together to make tea, and then get comfy and ease into our bodies with a led grounding exercise. We will then follow a path set out for us by herbalists over time. We will methodically go through our senses and explore felt bodily actions while ingesting the tea. This will also be led but we will make individual notes, coming back together afterwards to share what we found. We will then collectively find out what the herb was and look it up to see how our felt experiences correlate with online resources and scanned herbal books. This is a great way to learn about herbal medicine and requires no experience at all.

About the workshop leader:
Ju is a lay herbalist and has been involved in herbal projects for the past 5 years. They co-ran a monthly mystery herbal tea tasting group for about 2 years and are excited by pedagogy that empowers people to access the knowledge they already have. They are keen to create communal spaces that support the sharing of collective tools for embodiment and resilience.

Access Information About This Event
This event is for ages 16+ and will be held online. You will need a good internet connection and a laptop/computer/mobile device to join us.

There will be 12 attendees maximum, and the event will feature comfort breaks.

Access links will be sent to attendees in advance of the event. For any technical problems, please email glasgowzinelibrary@gmail.com

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Glasgow Zine Library is an archive and library based in the Southside of Glasgow. It acts as a growing archive of self-published works, with an inviting and accessible area of reading in the space, as well as running a year-long programme of events to celebrate the ethos of Do It Yourself (DIY) culture.

How to access the event:
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