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Clare Holohan Bsc (Hons) MNIMH

Herbalist | Forager | Author

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You've found West Highland Herbal online. Primary herbal healthcare, courses, retreats and workshops from Clare Holohan, our qualified and registered practitioner with over 10 years of experience.

​Clare is a qualified medical herbalist, forager, massage therapist and clinical aromatherapist. She is the co-author of Scotland's Wild Medicine: Reconnecting with Nature for Health, wellbeing and healing. Clare offers talks, walks and workshops in herbal medicine and foraging, practices in Lochaline, in person or online, and monthly at the Lochaber Complementary Health Clinic in Fort William in the West Highlands of Scotland.

Clare is a member of The National Institute of Medical Herbalists and is fully professionally insured.

Clare is available for consultations, by appointment in Fort William or Lochaline. Online appointments can be arranged if you struggle to get out and about. 

For more information please use the contact form, call 07903 922 781 or email or to book an appointment online use my online diary


Scotland's Wild Medicine Retreat @ Barmolloch - 20th-24th April 2023


"We're excited to bring our flagship retreat to beautiful Barmolloch.

Experience the power of the plants with Clare Holohan and be prepared to let go and get cold with Lilia Letigo Sinclair"

Click here for more details

Wild Medicine of Knoydart
Saturday 29th April 2023
email for more information and bookings


Lynbreck Foraging

Join me, Clare Holohan with Lynne and Sandra at Lynbreck Croft for a fun day learning about wild plants. 

9.30 to 4.30 on Saturday 22nd July 2023. If demand is high the same course will run on Sunday 24th July 2023. 

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Foraging at The Lint Mill

I am delighted to be at The Lint Mill for two one-day courses this summer.

The dates are Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th July 2023. The cost is £95 and will include The Lint Mill’s customary hospitality with a delicious organic lunch inspired by foraged ingredients.

This course would also make a great gift for the nature lovers in your life.

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Scotland's Wild Medicine Book

Scotland's Wild Medicine

A hard copy of Scotland's Wild Medicine for you, your friends, and your coffee table

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Herbal Medicine

Herbal medicine is one of the oldest forms of medicine in the world and is still the most widely used form of healthcare globally.

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Courses and Retreats

Courses and Retreats

West Highland Herbal workshops offer a variety of fun, informal yet informative days where people of all ages and backgrounds can learn more about herbal medicine, foraging and holistic therapies in practice

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