The Herbal Barge Company

The Herbal Barge is a very special floating Herbal Medicine Clinic, Apothecary and Teaching space. It is run by experienced herbalist Melissa Ronaldson and offers one to one consultations; over the counter and online products; regular courses, workshops and plant walks;and occasional special events.

The Herbal Barge may be found in various locations on London's waterways, but home-base is Tottenham and the River Lea.

The Herbal Barge Company's mission is to create a space that reflects its unique tow path setting somewhere that connects old and new, science and tradition, urban and rural. A place routed in the local community and yet welcoming to travellers and strangers; somewhere to connect to plants and the medicine of plants; a space from which to pursue peace, health, knowledge and clarity.

Read what real people say about their experience of herbal medicine with Melissa Ronaldson at the Herbal barge

Herbal Barge newsletters are similar to a blog that follows the rythm of the seasons, hightling events to come , but also plants that are in bloom , and ways of harvsting and using them.