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Herbal Medicine 101

  • Fig Earth Supply 3577 N Figueroa Street Los Angeles United States (map)

Join herbalist Juliet Totten for a fun-filled morning, learning about herbal medicine. In this workshop, Juliet will share the basics needed to create your own herbal ‘Gardener’s First Aid Kit’ using some of the plants found right here at Fig Earth Supply. Don’t miss this chance to learn how to use herbs to keep you and your family feeling great all summer long!

Juliet Totten is an experienced herbalist, ethnobotanist and entrepreneur. She received her MSc in ethnobotany from the University of Kent in 2017. While there, her work centered around contemporary issues in ethnomedicine and environmental anthropology with an emphasis on global health and human environment relationships. She is currently a student at Maryland University of Integrative Health, finishing her second MSc in Therapeutic Herbalism. Her clinical training, at Maryland University of Integrative Health, has focused on patient-centered, evidence-based, phytotherapeutics.

Juliet is passionate about developing community-based initiatives which integrate traditional knowledge, in order to generate sustainable approaches to overcome barriers to local healthcare. Prior to returning to academia, Juliet owned and operated the boutique floral and event design firm, Poppies and Posies, in New York city, for over seven years. She worked alongside her business partner to expand the business to serve both the East and West coasts of the United States, as well as international clientele. Her floral design work has been featured in Martha Stewart Weddings, Design Sponge, Whole Living, Town and Country, Brides and New York Magazine.

Most recently, Juliet undertook a research fellowship with the Center for Traditional Medicine in Puerto Vallarta, MX; contributing to their research on local plant medicines and the traditions which surround them. Juliet has recently relocated to Los Angeles, CA where she hopes to build her herbal business, concentrating on developing specific wellness interventions for clients, based on their unique needs, abilities, and socio-economic means.

Earlier Event: June 2
Later Event: June 9
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