Dilston Physic Garden is a dedicated enterprise to educate on the awareness of medicinal plants for health and medicine. As a registered charity it receives with no central funding and relies on donations in order to exist. The charity is run by a small group of scientists, medical herbalists and volunteers. Conservation and health education are at the heart of Dilston.
We have a strong focus on building awareness of plants for health among young people and creating adequate educational facilities and access is the main focus of our 2021 fundraising.
A charity for education, our vision is to increase public and educational engagement with the natural world, heighten awareness of the importance of biodiversity and educate on the benefits of medicinal plants for health, medicine and in cutting-edge drug discovery, as well as utilise the 2-acre site as an outdoor space for wellbeing.
We are focused on raising awareness of plant medicine as an overlooked indispensable knowledge to help maintain individual health and prevent chronic ailments. We also aim to help bridge the gap that has grown between plant medicine and general medicine, by educating on the now considerable scientific research showing the efficacy of plant medicines. We also conduct clinical trials into plant medicine to boost memory.
Volunteer We are looking for a committed volunteers across a number of roles to assist us with all aspects of running this Dilston Physic Garden from Horticultural and Botanical to Fundraiser volunteer.
Donate Your donation – no matter how small – will help us raise the funds we need to enable us to build and expand our educational reach to young people.