The restorative and nourishing healing processes offered through the ‘Grace of Nature’s Remedies’, work to restore, maintain and prevent physical, emotional and mental well-being. The plants assist us to be grounded in our bodies and live in the present in integrity. They assist us with our healing so that we may learn to, and master, moving our energy/chi in the appropriate way for our optimum health. They get us back in touch with Earth and Her Cycles: into ‘Right Relationship’ with the natural world.
In an overall health assessment, particularly initially, I proceed in the following way:
This enables me to:
The initial intake process can take form 1-1/2 hours to 2hours. All information is strictly confidential. We meet afterwards semi-regularly to either adjust, add in new remedies and to keep track of improvements.
I am a Registered Herbalist (RH), since 2000, a designation offered by the Ontario Herbalists Association (OHA). Go to www.herbalists.on.ca to see Our Code of Practice and Our Code of Ethics, and to find qualified practitioners in your area.
In many cultures currently and historically, we also work with ‘the Building Blocks of Life’, to correct underlying patterns of disharmony in the ‘Soul, or Subtle Body Energies’. This allows for the organic plants of food and medicine, and our evolving heart-centred relationships with one another, to better nourish our Life-force so that we can fulfill our Sacred Purpose on our Journey in life.
History shows that all cultures across the globe had a form of Shamanism as their original form of Spirituality, so there is no appropriation of anyone’s culture taking place. In particular, in Celtic peoples (Pre-Christian Europeans), women were commonly the healers, seers and shamans in their communities.