HERBAL CONSULTATION

By utilizing the wisdom of nature, I strive to create original therapeutic remedies for my clients that aid in bringing them back to a state of well-being.  You are uniquely you, your health needs are uniquely yours, and I strive to utilize all of the tools in my tool bag to aid you in your healing journey.

  • Using Western herbal medicine, flower essences, and aromatherapy, it is my desire to help my clients find their unique states of balance. 

  • I can also facilitate spiritual healing and growth through journey work to uncover your unique animal and spirit guides, your plant allies, and more. 

I Can Assist You In

  • Utilizing herbal medicine to support a healthy body, mind and soul for self and family.

  • Making an herbal plan to promote a vibrant life.

  • Learning the safety issues of medicinal plants and helping assess herb/drug interactions.

  • Learning about the plants growing in your neighborhood, on your land, in the wild, and how they might support you.

  • Becoming familiar with the traditional and current uses of a number of medicinal plants by introducing you to their materia medica- their special gifts that they provide.

  • Learning how to properly identify plants in the wild.

  • Discovering how to sustainably harvest plants: including how to properly dry plants for storage.

  • Learning how to prepare a bevy of medicinal herbal preparations.

  • And most importantly, help to guide you in building your own unique relationship to the plant allies you are called to work with.

Rates

  • $150 initial 1.5 hr consultation

  • $50/30 min. for follow up visits- scheduled at 30 or 60 minutes depending on the client's needs

  • Sliding scale and trade available upon request, please contact me to discuss options- no one is turned away due to financial hardship- trades are welcome.

  • Please contact me to set up a private consultation 

PRIVATE HERBAL CLASSES

Herbal Medicine Making Classes

 

Learn how to make a wide variety of potent herbal remedies: I can teach you in your own kitchen, or an online format can be created.  Some options are-

  • Water Infusions and Decoctions 

  • Syrups, Elixirs, and Cordials 

  • Infused Honeys, Vinegars, Oxymiels, and Wines

  • Tinctures and Glycerites

  • Herbal Infused Oils

  • Salves, Lip Balms, Vapor Rubs, and Muscle Rubs

  • Creams and Lotions

  • Therapeutic Gels

  • Essential Oil Based Products: Hydrosols, Spritzers, Essential Oil Spirits, and Essential Oil Emulsions

  • Pills, Capsules, and Lozenges 

  • Suppositories

 

Materia Medica

 

Learn about the medicinal uses of a number of native and non-native plants via delving into the specific characteristics that define the herb.

 

  • Including: the family it belongs to, botanical characteristics, native region, preferred habitat, growth requirements, constituent content, actions on the body, traditional and current uses, preparations and dosages, safety considerations, herb/drug interactions, plus any folk lore surrounding the herb. 

  • Classes can be formatted as a walk in the woods or in an online format.


 

Herb Walks

 

Explore what plants are growing right in your backyard, neighborhood, or local park.  Herb walks help you to connect to the plants native to your region, which in turn helps connect you to your community and to your place on Earth. 

 

  • Guided herb walks will be focused on familiarizing you with local medicinal and edible plants, how to use the plants as medicine, what to use the plants for, how to combine plants for optimal medicinal action, and how to process the herbs into a bevy of herbal products.

  • You will be amazed at the plethora of medicinal plants that can be found right in front of your eyes!!! 

  • Contact me to set up a guided herb walk in your neighborhood!

 
 

Plant Identification Series

 Do you wonder how to properly identify plants growing out your front door, in your neighborhood, or out in the surrounding woodlands?  Are you curious about the medicinal properties of some local herbs that you keep running into?  Do you ever wonder how to make your own herbal medicine? 

  • A series of herbal plant id intensives can be designed to introduce you to the practice of identifying native plant species in the PNW. 

  • The intensives will cover the foundations of plant identification; will teach you how to use a flora for keying out plants to family, genus and species; will cover the morphological traits specific to a group of families prevalent in the PNW; and then will take you into the field on herb walks to identify specific species of plants found in the families covered. 

  • We will discuss the traits used to identify our medicinal species, how to sustainably wildcraft plants for medicinal use, how to use plants as medicine via learning about the materia medica of the plant, and we will explore the many methods used to make medicine from our medicinal plants.

 

Create a Class that's Right for You

 

Don't see the class offering listed above that's completely right for you?  I can custom organize your experience to combine various elements of herbalism that speak to you.  Contact me to begin designing your own customized learning experience!


 

Bring the Spa to You 

 

The spa isn’t the only place where you can go to take care of your precious skin; bring the spa into your own home!  You can easily make your own spa products with simple ingredients for a fraction of the cost. Throw a party for you and your friends and and I will help you to discover how to make your own inexpensive herbal spa products! 

 

Such As:  facial scrubs, toners, masques, creams and steam blends; as well as body scrubs, deodorant, mouthwash, hair rinses, and foot soaks.  

  • We will discuss herbal blends for any skin type, and explore the healing and rejuvenating qualities of the various products you choose to make.  

  • These amazing products will help exfoliate, buff, shine, tighten, smooth, and sooth your skin like never before without costing you a fortune!  

  • We will begin our time together making a number of spa products and then we will learn how to apply the products made for a super fun and relaxing spa treatment.

  • There’s nothing quite as relaxing as pampering oneself, or as fun as getting together with friends and family for a special spa night! 

Rates

  • Group Talks or Workshops: $150 per hour

  • Private Lessons: $75 per hour per person- discounted rate for 10 or more people

  • Plant Walks: Private- $75 per hour; Group- 3hr walk  $50 per person (5 person limit)

  • Sliding scale and trade available upon request, please contact me to discuss options