A Passion for Plants
I am an Integrative Health Practitioner, Certified Clinical Herbalist, herbal educator, herbal author and owner of Raven's Moon Apothecary in Elkhorn, Nebraska. I am passionate about co-creating with flowers, leaves, trees, and roots to serve my friends, family and community at large. I have been formally studying herbs for over six years and currently have over 1500+ hours of classroom study (see my full class list below). I am trained in Traditional Western Herbalism and have completed coursework in Ayurveda, TCM and Medical Astrology. I consider myself a forever student of Mother Earth, and my goal is to help bring the magic of herbs into the lives of those around me, and make herbalism more accessible to my community. I yearn for a more inclusive and sustainable future and hope that by introducing this form of holistic care, a connection will be made between the self and the land. From the earth we came, and to the earth we shall return. Truly, everything is connected.
Raven’s Moon is a small batch herbal apothecary, specializing in teas and body care products that are healing to the mind, body, and soul. All products are made by hand, using only the highest quality ingredients, sourced from fair trade and organic farms. I use local products whenever available, and use only compostable, reusable or recyclable packaging.
As Above, So Below
The Herbal Academy
The Craft of Herbal Fermentation
Herbal Self Care for Stress Management
Botany and Wildcrafting
Botanical Skincare Course
Making Herbal Preparations 101
Herbs for Animals Intensive
Estrogen Balancing Act Intensive
Natural Approaches to the Management of PCOS intensive
The School of Evolutionary Herbalism
Materia Medica Monthly
Demystifying Herb-Drug Interactions
American Herbalists Guild
Edges of Consciousness
Managing Methylation in Clinical Practice
Herbs for Animals
Wild Current Herbalism
Clinical Mentorship Program
Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from The University of Nebraska at Omaha
Integrative Health Practitioner Certification
Master Blood Chem (MBCE) Certification
Read more about my education here.
All of my products are made in small batches by hand. I only make products that I would personally use, which is to say, I only use the highest quality ingredients. I source herbs locally whenever I can, and when I am not able to, my main suppliers are Mountain Rose Herbs and Starwest Botanicals . All of my packaging is either compostable, reusable or recyclable. If you have ideas on how I can be more eco friendly, please shoot me a message!
My tinctures and glycerties are exclusively from Prairie Star Botanicals located in Blair, Nebraska. Here is a bit more about them:
Prairie Star Botanicals grew from our love of diverse, hardy and complex plants of the prairie. Nestled in the heartland of the United States, Prairie star looks to the prairie as a model for health and sustainable living. Native Prairie plants endure the stresses of a vast range of temperatures, moistures and wind, and are sustained by the deep roots that anchor them into the soil. We see the adaptability of these plants to change of the seasons, and appreciate the lessons that they provide.