Herbal Medicine and Traditional Healing:
Greek Islands of the Aegean—Ikaria and Samos

With Jane Bothwell and Pamela Haynes

May 5 — May 15, 2018

We are taking a small group of herbal enthusiasts on a magical journey to Greece.  Greece has nearly 6,000 species of plants. Discover the beauty, aromas, and traditional and modern uses of many medicinal plants–sage, thyme, oregano, rosemary, mints, and many more. Join Jane and Pamela on a journey of learning as you explore the out-of-the way places of Ikaria and Samos.


  • Herbal Medicine, Ancient and Modern
  • Inspiring stories and people with amazing longevity
  • Beekeeping and wild herb gardens
  • Healing traditions–Diet, herbs, ways of healthy living
  • Travelers’ first aid
  • Study and immerse yourself in the herbal medicine of the ancients, the roots of modern western herbalism with Jane Bothwell
  • Herbalism and many health insights relevant for today’s clinical practice and for personal health and healing
  • Herb walks, plant lore, and uses
  • Meet with beekeepers and wine makers
  • Make flower essences, salves and essential oils
  • Take a traditional Greek cooking class
  • Visit Samos, one of the most beautiful islands on earth
  • Explore the archaeological sites of the Temple of Hera and Asclepion
  • Celebrate with traditional music and dance



The cost, $2,795, includes:
all transportation within Greece, accommodations with breakfast and based on double occupancy, seminar classes, guide fees, archaeological sites and museum entry fees, and a farewell dinner on Samos.  Additional details will be coming regularly, but don’t wait to indicate your interest or commitment!  Let Jane or Pamela  know your interest.


Jane Bothwell, Owner, Dandelion Herbal Center
4803 Greenwood Heights Drive, Kneeland Ca 95549

Pamela Haynes at Wild Thyme Tours
81900 Mahr Lane,     Creswell Or, 97426


Deposit- non-refundable
Make your deposit check out to:

Wild Thyme Tours
Mail to:
Jane Bothwell
4803 Greenwood Heights Drive, Kneeland Ca 95549

First installment due Nov 1, 2017


Final  installment due Feb 1, 2018