About Hands on Herbs

I am Amanda Rew, the herbalist for Hands on Herbs, a small Western Herbal Medicine practice based in Vauxhall, South London

My background and experience

My interest in herbal medicine has grown out of my experience of working with people and plants over many years. As well as being a qualified herbalist (BSc Hons Herbal Medicine, University of Westminster), I am also a gardener with over 20 years experience of working with several South London community gardening projects, as well as on organic smallholdings and allotments.

Many medicinal herbs grow freely and wild around street trees and in unmown grassy areas of our parks – even out of walls and cracks in pavements.

Learning how to cultivate, collect and make medicine from these abundant and robust species is of special interest to me.

Hands on Herbs is at G. Baldwin &Co.

  • Free mini consultations at G.Baldwin & Co.Herbal Suppliers on Walworth Road, Lambeth, London SE17 1RW – every Thursday: 2pm – 6 pm and Fridays 10am – 2pm.
  • Thursday sessions are run by me, and on Fridays I alternate with Anne Quinn, a fellow Western Medical Herbalist.
  • We look forward to welcoming you at G. Baldwin & Co.