294.Modern Medicine Meets Herbalism with Dawn Lacska-Tommerdahl

Listen to the newest Episodes of Real Herbalism Radio here:
Our Website | iHeartradio | Spotify | Alexa Flash | Pippa | Itunes | Stitcher
Whether you are on Iphone, Android, or your laptop we have you covered.

The intersection between The Plants and modern medicine is both practical and spiritual. The Plants know how to manifest the spiritual in powerful and deeply healing ways.

Today, we’re talking with Dawn Lacska-Tommerdahl, RN, Master Herbalist, Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild (RH, AHG), and owner of Dawn’s Enchanted Garden about tapping into the blended healing nature of The Plants.

Herbs we mentioned:

Herbalists we mentioned:

Dawn Lacska-Tommerdahl

Herbalist Dawn Laska-Tommerdahl

Dawn Lacska-Tommerdahl is a master herbalist, aromatherapist, and registered nurse that has been using herbs and aromatherapy to heal people since 1994. Dawns studies in herbalism began as a child, when her grandmother taught her how to dye objects and create simple medicines with local Native American plants. Dawn continued her learning from herbal greats such as: Rosemary Gladstar, Susan Weed, Candis Cantin, Phyllis Light, Dennis Anderson, Dottie Running Horse, Paul Red Elk, Lise Wolf, and did a two-year apprenticeship with Matthew Wood. Dawn graduated from the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, MN. In 1999 with a Bachelors of Science degree in nursing and is currently working in that field integrating holistic medicine into allopathic settings.

Dawn has been a featured as a monthly columnist for several wellness and spiritual magazines over the last 20 years and has been featured as an herbal and/or aromatherapy expert in several Magazine articles, radio shows, and currently teaches online with classes offered at Dawnsenchantedgarden.com and at the Matthew Wood Institute of Herbalism.

Dawn has written a spiritual herb book called “ The Enchanted Garden: a Spiritual Herbal” found on Amazon.com and is in the process of writing a second herbal books on incense making.

Dawn lectures locally, nationally and internationally at spiritual and holistic healing festivals, wellness clinics and hospitals. Her lectures focus not only on healing with herbs, aromatherapy, or nutrition but also focus on the integration of modern and holistic medicine as a way to treat the body, mind, and spirit.


You may also be interested in:

Browse Herbalism Topics

The Herbal Nerd Society

Gain access to even more with an additional 250 articles, recipes, and more in ad-free viewing.

Become a Member