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A Botanical and Medicinal Plant Exploration

Los Angeles, California

About The Apprenticeship

This 6 month wild medicine journey and comprehensive introduction to Western Herbalism is the culmination of my life’s work and passion. It will involve nature immersion, plant identification, ethical wildcrafting, plant medicine science, plant spirit medicine, guided plant meditations, and hands on medicine making. Class locations will range from high mountain plant habitats to the California desert and places in Los Angeles. Some of the topics I will cover include:

  • Plant energetics

  • Plant ID

  • Flower essences

  • Mushroom essences

  • Herbal smoke

  • Overnight infusions

  • Medicine Making

  • Herbs for first aid

  • Plant constituents       

  • Plant meditations

  • Plant spirit medicine

  • Dreaming with plants

  • Herbs as food

  • Wild greens

  • Roots, shoots, and barks

  • Toxic plants and mushrooms

  • Dreaming with plants

  • Plants and consciousness

  • Medicinal mushrooms

  • Ethical Wildcrafting

You will get to know many medicinal plants and mushrooms from a variety of California habitats, such as:

  • Yarrow

  • Plantain

  • Dandelion

  • Ocotillo

  • Redroot

  • Yerba Mansa

  • Yerba Santa

  • Elder

  • Cleavers

  • Pine

  • Fir

  • Willow

  • Nettle

  • Oats

  • Chickweed

  • Chaparral

  • Ragweed

  • Sagebrush

  • Turkey Tail

  • Split Gill

  • Red belted polypore

  • and many more… 

This course is as much about exploring nature / the wild,  as it is about exploring your inner nature and wild side. I truly believe that connecting with plants allows us to reconnect to parts of ourselves that have been forgotten. Allow me to share my heart’s offering with you and join me on this journey of remembrance.


Cost & Registration

The program starts in October 2018 and will go into the spring of 2019.

For more information and cost, please email

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