Online Herbal Learning.

Where Nature & Medicine Combine

Herbal Shenanigans For Animals


For all things animal and herbal, online weekly lessons, seasonal connection, gain CPD. For the amateur and professional. 

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Herbal Shenanigans For Humans

Our platform dedicated to your own health and wellness. Herbs, health and harmony for you and the family. 

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The catch up lounge


View our pre recorded sessions and guest speakers. Catch up anytime and gain herbal CPD along the way. 

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Books, Ebooks and Sundries.

Where Science and Art Combine

Books and Ebooks


Buy our book, or download one of our ever growing list of Ebook resources. Seasonal forages, topical applications, Phytochemistry and more.

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Course Diary


Find out whats on week by week and join in with our one off tastings, guest speakers and herbal immersion events. Online and in person

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Herbs and Sundries


Our custom made self selection starter kits, dried herbs, simples and blends for humans and animals to explore and enjoy. Arriving 2022

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Through our online courses, books and downloads you can learn how herbs help you and your animals to wellness.

We know the human animal and plant kingdoms are interconnected - Let us show you the tools and techniques that enable you to explore herbal remedies for your benefit and that of your beloved pets. Humans, horses, cats, rabbits, dogs, farm animals and smaller furries. Herbs are our natural allies to a healthy, healthy and harmonious life.

You can learn how the natural world can help you and all your valued animal family members? 

Our mix of modalities are unique to us. We have a lifetime of working in unison with people, animals, and the natural environment and its our pleasure to be able to bring this to everyone. We offer the ability to create a healthy mind and body for yourself, your animals and entire family. We started our working careers on the land and with animals, after many years of study we have come full circle to be able to offer this insight to you.


Let us help you understand your own and your animals health better?

We can teach herbal connection to everyone, enabling you to help your own and your animals naturally.

For Example, You Can Sign Up To Herbal Shenanigans

Whether your an animal consultant or therapist, passionate owner or someone looking to learn more, this platform is for you.  We are open to all, knowledge is to be shared and we want to benefit and help the animals we serve. 

Inside Shenanigans we...

🌿Learn how to improve your animals health and wellness.

🌳Develop the skills to enrich and support.

🌱 Discover the herbs and plant medicines that can improve your animals wellbeing.

🌿 Identify the plants your animals can forage on safely and learn ways to integrate them into their daily lives.

🌱Enjoy tasting, experiencing and immersive herbalism.

🍃 Develop your plant and animal energetic skills.

🌱Delve into plant spirit work.

🍂Understand how seasonality effects behaviour and learn the plants that support these changes. 🍃

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Or you can purchase our 'Animal Botanicals Seasonal Forages' Book


Printed in full colour and divided in to handy seasonal sections you will be amazed at how easy it is to identify and find plants and herbal remedies for your animals that are foragable and free.

We have included the rules of offering herbs using the self selection method.

54 of the most commonly selected plants - those our animals enjoy the most.

Ideas on preparation including teas or offering fresh or dried.

We have added further information on clays and charcoal as well as information on actions, uses and indications.

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Book Testimonials

Wendy Middleton Smith

“Everyone who enjoys my Herbal Self Selection for animals will love this new book written by Rachael Maxwell and Jo Rose
It’s fab. Lots of exciting info about properties and application for self selection, times to harvest
A must for all herbal self selection enthusiasts....Love the book
Well done”

Antonia Mckinnon Wood


“My book arrived today! I am already deep into it and will produce a power point for our younger Pony Club Centre members tomorrow night. Thankyou Rachael Maxwell”

Jo Curran


“My husband has nicked it he won't give it back!!”

You can even join our pioneer Herbal Shenanignas for Humans platform. 

🌿Learn how to improve your own health. 🌳Develop the skills to enrich and support. 🌱 Discover the herbs and plant medicines that can improve your own wellbeing. 🌿 Reduce anxiety, rejuvenate the skin, strengthen the lungs, nourish the gut. 🌱Enjoy tasting, experiencing and immersive herbalism. 🍃 Develop your plant spirit and energetic skills. 🌱Delve into plant tastings and impression on the senses. 🍂Understand how seasonality effects behaviour and learn the plants that support these changes. 🍃Learn physiological pathways to inflammation and wellness. 📗 Build a herbal portfolio that refrences the herbs most beneficial to you. And the best bit! Learn how herbs can help you to wellness.

In Herbal Shenanigans for Humans we learn all about botanical healing

We provide resources for you on body systems and how your health can be affected. We look at the main dysfunctions of: 
  • The skin - itching, ezcema, psoriasis, bites and stings. 
  • The heart - blood pressure, circulation, grief and love. 
  • The lungs - Asthma, hayfever, COPD, cough and colds. 
  • The gut - Bloat, diarrhoea, constipation, IBD, reflux and much more. 
  • The kidneys - inconntinence, infections, prostate. 
  • Reproduction - fertility, cycles, men and womens health. 
  • Endocrine - thyroid, womens health, meatbolic syndromes and more. 
  • Infammation and stress - how to overcome and recover. 
  • Anxiety and Depression. 
  • The menopause and perimenopause stages of life. 
Theres so much to get through and it can all be undertaken at your own pace. 



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We do it for our animals...And we need you to be in the best health to help them. 

Herbal shenaigans is for all those people who are aching to improve their pwn or their animals health but do not know where to begin.

For all the people who are looking for change which is affordable and engaging with a system that encourages unity and interconnectedness.

For a world which is looking to understand and utilise the natural world and its bounty of abundance.

...we can help!


Herbs Today for Healing Tomorrow

Join the Animal Botanicals family today. We are here to provide your animals with the health and wellness they deserve. We want your animals to feel vitality and warmth, comfort and love. Free from illness, pain, anxiety and stress. Let us show you how.

Natures Vitality

What better medicine to provide. The energy of the sun and vitality of the earth combining to provide us and our pets with the most nourishing and natural remedies available.

Combine these with the essence and clarity of essential oils and you have the most energetic and vibrational qualities of any living thing. how fantastic to be abole to utilise this in the tradional healing art of herbalsim.

What amazing beneficience and such an honore.

Healing allowing space for renewal and rejuvenation, aiding detoxification pathways and elimination. Lightening the heart and spirit. 

Plants and Animals the world over, Animal Botanicals salute you. 


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