Herbal Medicine and Foraging - Julia Behrens


Julia makes many of her herbal preparations herself and as far as possible  uses herbs from organic, sustainable and traceable sources.

The focus of Julia’s work is to help improve the body’s own natural ability to heal itself by using herbs, nutrition and making life style changes
so that the body has a chance to enhance one’s own vitality and strength.
Herbs can be used in numerous ways, to help reduce inflammation, co–infections, regulate hormones replace certain nutrients depleted in the body
and help protect the body by enhancing the immune system and reducing the side effects of medication or symptoms from ill health.


Julia is a qualified Medical Herbalist with over 17 years experience, graduating with a honours degree from the College of Phytotherapy in 1999.

A Member of the College of Practitioners of Phototherapy (MCPP) and with diplomas in Nutrition and Therapeutic Massage, Julia regularly
works alongside GPs and has taught at the School of Herbal Medicine, lectured at Westminster and East London Universities, consulted for the
WWF and Neal's Yard and runs a range of courses, walks and workshops in Herbal Medicine and plants.

Committed to raising awareness about plants, healing, and sustainability, Julia has also published in the European Journal of Herbal Medicine for the WWF and Plantlife.
Julia regularly attends conferences across Europe concerned on Lyme disease, immunity, fertility, digestive and musculoskeletal disorders and is
engaged in personal research as well as collaborating with healthcare professionals across the industry.  
She has a particular interest and experience in women’s health issues, Lyme disease and co-infections which arose from her multi-systemic approach to medicine and response to client and GP referrals.