At some point in our lives, we all find ourselves facing a Crossroads. When life leads you into the place of change and big decision, it’s good to know you have a few herbal allies who will help you find your way forward.
Today, we’re talking with Rhea Humann, certified Herbalist and Health Coach and owner of The Persistent Pestle Apothecary and Tea Shop about herbs for the crossroads.
#1 When You May Be at the Crossroads
- Lemon Balm (2 parts recommended to balance the bitters)
- Honey (optional, but sweetness is important in life)
#2 When You’re Trying to Decide Which Direction to Go (The Overwhelm Phase)
- Motherwort Decoction
- Cinnamon Syrup
- Borage flower (optional)
#3 When You’ve Chosen a Direction (Committing and Moving Forward)
- Star Anise
Rhea Humann, CH
Rhea 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. Rhea 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