Stellaria Herbals Resources
Here are some of my favorite herbal and wellness-related resources! Enjoy!
Herbal people I like to follow:
Aviva Romm: MD, herbalist, mid-wife, educator, speaker; specializes in woman’s & kid’s health
Tieraona LowDog: MD, herbalist; specializes in Integrative Medicine and dietary supplements
Danette Steele: herbalist, teacher, community educator, gardener-Toronto & Nova Scotia
Isla Burgess: herbalist, educator, director of International College of Herbal Medicine-NZ
International College of Herbal Medicine: New Zealand
Dominion Herbal College: Vancouver, Canada
Practitioners in Nova Scotia who I personally recommend:
Yoga Therapists: Nova Scotia
Amanda Ring: Occupational Therapist, Yoga Teacher, Yoga Life Coach, REIKI Practitioner
Amy Holland: Certified Yoga Therapist (Phoenix Rising), Registered Counselling Therapist
The Good Vibe Tribe: Phyllis LaForest
Other Helpful Herbal & Health Resources:
HerbMed: an herbal database providing hyperlinked access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health. It is an impartial, evidence-based information resource that provides free access to 20 of the most popular herbs.
HerbalGram: award-winning journal (print and online) of the American Botanical Council on the science and tradition of herbs. Wonderful resource for the public and professionals.
The Environmental Working Group: a non-profit group who work to protect human health and the environment. They provide research and education to help drive consumer choice and civic action. Excellent resource for food and consumer products. They publish the Dirty Dozen guides.
United Plant Savers: working to protect native medicinal plants of the United States and Canada, and their native habitat, while ensuring an abundant renewable supply of medicinal plants for generations to come.
Richters: Richters has been growing and selling herbs since 1969. Their online mail-order catalogue provides an amazing selection of seeds, so you can grow your own medicinal or culinary herb garden!
Community Gardens in HRM: to help find a community garden near you!