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Bedouin Herbal Medicine School, Sinai Desert

Makhad Trust to restore Bedouin herbal garden, sinai

Hello St. Katherine's lovers, When you head to this divine place, make it a pint to check out the new Bedouin Herbal Medicine school run by Dr. Ahmed Mansour in Wadi El Raha. There you will be served some nice herbal tea, dates in olive oil and mint, and find yourself indulged in a nice (spiritual chat).


Bedouin Herbal Medicine School is run by DR. AHMED MANSOUR, this school offers education in the following fields: old Bedouin traditions, rock/mountain climbing and survival skills in the desert and preparation of herbal medicines. But of course you will also experience a nice spiritual talk with the Dr. which is definitely unforgettable. Education at this school focuses on 3 things:

  1. Old Bedouin Traditions

Hello St. Katherine's lovers, When you head to this divine place, make it a pint to check out the new Bedouin Herbal Medicine school run by Dr. Ahmed Mansour in Wadi El Raha. There you will be served some nice herbal tea, dates in olive oil and mint, and find yourself indulged in a nice (spiritual chat).

Education at this school focuses on 3 things:

  1. Old Bedouin Traditions
  2. Rock/mountain climbing and survival skills in the desert
  3. Preparation of herbal remedies

Dr. Ahmed Mansour (aka) Hakeem Katrin is a well known herbalist, acupuncture and alternative medicine specialist. He wants to pass on his knowledge to new generations so it can be preserved. For more information, he can be reached on (012-362-3906).

Dr Ahmed's herbal school, Wadi Itla, South Sinai

Dr Ahmed is a herbal doctor, respected within the community and internationally. We have built a herbal school in his newly renovated mountain garden. The school will provide a venue for teaching and the garden will be used for the growth of indigenous medicinal herbs. His purpose is to create a sustainable economy around traditional Bedouin gardens, to increase the volume of herbal produce to the herb and fruit drying centres, to bring awareness of medicinal herbal properties through teaching and to encourage eco-tourism. More: http://www.makhad.org/new/ourworkpages/drahmed.html
Bedouin Herbal Medicine School, Sinai desert

Makhad Trust

The mission of the Makhad Trust is to provide a meeting place, in nomadic regions of the world, where there is a powerful relationship between the environment and the human spirit. The Sinai Desert is one of those places. Makhad works to sustain the environment and the natural heritage of the people who live in those regions and, while doing so, to appreciate and to learn from their traditional wisdom. The Purpose of Makhad Trust is:

  • To encourage the Jebelia Bedouin to increase garden production.
  • To encourage sustainable development around the gardens.
  • To increase throughput for Mahmoud Mansur’s herb and fruit drying centre.
  • To encourage eco-tourism.

The extended family of each garden owner and Bedouin employed in the herb and fruit drying centres. Read More about Makhad Trust: http://www.makhad.org/new/sitemap.html

Desert Fox Camp which has a large herbal garden with medicinal herbs

The camp is managed by Farag "Fox". There are 26 rooms with 2-3 or 5 beds. There is a toilet/shower block with hot running water. The kitchen can be used by all. Meals can be prepared on request.There is a nice big bedouin tent, nicely decorated, for relaxing. Farag "Fox" also has a large herbal garden with medicinal herbs from the St. Katherine area. At the turn-off to the Monastery, on the main road before the village center.

Address:
Desert Fox Camp
St.Katherine, South Sinai Egypt
Contact: Faraj "Fox" Mahmoud
Mobile: (002) 0106 987 807
Phone: (002) 06 9347 0344
Fax: (002) 06 9347 0034
Email: geb...@desertfoxcamp.com
Website: http://www.desertfoxcamp.com/

Last Updated on Wednesday 22nd December 2010