Entries by stupaul22

Herbal Medicine Making Intensive

Thursday, September 5 – Saturday, September 7  Learn to make your own herbal preparations and keep grassroots herbalism alive! This hands-on medicine making class is a wonderful way to learn about herbs and their medicinal uses.  In this hands-on class, we will learn to use and make a bountiful herbal pharmacy from both dried plants and […]

Traditional Healing for Women’s Health Intensive

Friday and Saturday, October 18-19 (10-4) My work in Mexico is at the center of my life; it is the gem in my heart that I want to share with you. Life has its many blessings that it bestows upon each of us. With these blessings come certain hardships. My life and its intersection with […]

Herbal Studies & Immersion Programs

Artemisia & Rue Western Herbal Medicine & Earth Centered Healing Traditions Dear Prospective Herbalist to be… Whether you are interested in learning herbal medicine to better understand and support your own health, or to be of service to your family and to share your wisdom with those in your community, we welcome you to join […]

2019-2020 Women’s Herbal & Ethnobotanical Studies Certificate Program

Sharing the Wisdom of Women’s Multi-Cultural Healing Traditions – Begins April 18, 2019 The Women’s Ethnobotanical Studies Certificate Program is a combination of herbal healing for women (my specialty in my private practice) and the community-based, folk medicine practices I have learned from my Maya teachers over the last 15 years. It includes the study […]

Advanced Herbal Studies Mentorship Program in 2020

Advanced Herbal Studies Mentorship program – July 2020-December 2020 This Mentorship Program is designed to help you discover what you love most in the world of herbal healing. It will help you conquer the fears that stand in your way and to truly bring forth your personal BRILLANCE so you can create a body of […]

Michelle Castor

“Words can’t express how happy I am to have Michelle as part of our team. She is a solid, well-trained herbalist, a powerful force for change out there in the world and a kind and loving woman. Michelle ventured with me to Mexico in 2006 to work with Estela Roman and how lucky we all are that her work with Estela continues. Michelle’s herbal work and way of being in the world infuse all of us with traditional healing wisdom from a deep and feminine perspective. Thank you Michelle, thank you Estela. A powerful ‘curandera’ in her own right, Michelle is someone I would trust to help me with anything and everything!”
~Shelley Torgove


HOW TO MAKE A MEDICINAL TEA   Teas are our favorite herbal preparation! They are a gentle introduction to healing plants and form the foundation of herbal self-care, as they work in a gradual and comforting manner. Simply taking the time during our daily routines to brew and drink tea helps to restore the essence […]


How to Use Herbal Tinctures Our Extracts Are Fresh & Potent Herbal Medicines! We offer single plant extracts, formula blends and custom formulated tinctures made just for you. Our organic herb and wild-crafted plant extracts are manufactured to meet the very specific and stringent FDA ‘Good Manufacturing Practices’ guidelines that went into effect in the […]

Aromatherapy & Essential Oils

Pure Aromatherapy Take a deep breath and relax…essential oils make everything better!  The olfactory nerve leads directly to the brain and a healing aroma can evoke physical and emotional changes in the body in a matter of moments, effecting our mood and sense of wellbeing. We offer our own line of authentic therapeutic grade essential […]