Historical consultancy

Historical consultancy for projects, films, writers and researchers on the following subjects

  • Cinchona, quinine and malaria

  • the history of the Gin & Tonic

  • the history of medicine (particularly nineteenth century)

  • medicinal botany

  • medicinal plants

  • botanical cocktails

Using experience gained in practical remedy making and research across a wide range of historical contexts, I can provide:

  • botanical plant materials

  • fact sheets

  • historical remedies & props for film makers, prop makers & suppliers.

TV Appearances

BBC Country file ‘Spring Special’ 28 April 2019, subject: forgaing and herbal medicine

ARTE TV ‘Invitation au Voyage’ due September 2019, subject: the history of gin and tonic