Candace and Patrick chatted about Alyssa’s path into herbalism-especially the huge shift she made and how she found her inspiration in modern television. They talked about being Blindsided and Becoming Herbalist in a Shamanic way.
Alyssa Humann is a certified herbalist and small business owner based in Portland, OR. She graduated from the Bellebuono School of Herbal Medicine which is an American Herbal Guild recognized educational program. She owns and operates an online apothecary called the Persistent Pestle where she crafts herbal remedies for everyday ailments and takes consultation clients who work one-on-one with her to create holistic health kits that are tailor-made to each person’s unique situation. She is passionate about science-based herbal medicine and spreading well-studied information in practical, hands-on ways. She also has a patreon and podcast called Of The Hearth where she teaches about earth-based spirituality and other alternative healing modalities. Alyssa is also a published essayist who has been featured on HerbMentor, Rosalee De la Foret’s online herbal education site, and is a copyeditor for Nick Polizzi at the Sacred Science. Link: www.pdxpestle.com Follow her on: IG @pdxpestle Patreon www.patreon.com/ofthehearth FB: The Persistent Pestle