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Resource Guide

Resources

Alchemia's Well of Healing Arts

Sophia Martina Lopez

(510)333-8433

alchemiaswell@gmail.com

https://www.alchemiaswell.com

Sophia is a clinical & community herbalist, medicine maker, and educator.  She offers in person and online herbal consultations and makes customized herbal formulations from her apothecary suited to each individual's needs.  She also sells ready made herbal products.  She teaches a variety of classes from workshops to longer term courses and offers apprenticeships as well.  She is also a bodyworker and full spectrum doula weaving these three threads into her tapestry of healing offerings to share with her community.

An Herb for All Seasons 
Beth Riedel, AHG, NC 
707-874-2922 
beth@multitalents.net
Herbal, nutritional, flower essence & companion animal consultations since 1985. Workshops include both on-going & 1 day classes with topics from Herbal First Aid to 10 Month Apprenticeship.

Blue Otter School of Herbal Medicine 
Karyn Sanders & Sarah Holmes
530-468-4342 
info@blueotterschool.com 
www.blueotterschool.com
We teach herbal medicine from a Native American, energetic perspective. We offer a full-time certificate program focused on clinical practices and part time courses all located in the mountains of Northern California.

Botanical Insights

Susan Seitz

707-632-6254

inseitz@earthlink.net

P.O. Box 117, Cazadero, CA 95421

Distillation, herbcraft, & consultations in the coastal hills of Sonoma County.

Botanicalife

Sandy Siegal

545 Magnolia Avenue

Larkspur, CA 94939

415 -891-3937

sandy@botanicalife.com

We are an organic herbal apothecary featuring green home goods and curated makers. We also offer workshops and events.

 

California School of Herbal Studies 
707-887-7457 
cshs@cshs.com 
www.cshs.com 
PO Box 39, Forestville, CA 95436 
Located two miles west of Forestville, in beautiful Sonoma County, the California School of Herbal Studies is one of North America's oldest centers for herbal education. Our mission is to help create sustainable communities by providing Earth-centered, community based herbal education. CSHS works to empower individuals with the skills, experience and confidence needed by the community herbalist. We offer full and part time classes –Please contact us to set up a time to visit.

Clear and Vibrant Healing Skin Care - Living Earth Flower Essences 
All made locally by Sylvia Marie 
707-829-1772 
clearandvibrant.com 
PO Box 1019, Sebastopol, CA 95473 
Face cream, body lotion, mask, lip balm, hydrosols, with naturally healing and organic ingredients. No Synthetic preservatives.

the Community Medicine Cabinet

Madalyn Berg

415-870-1332

communitymedicinecabinet@gmail.com

www.communitymedicinecabinet.com

Santa Rosa, CA

Conceived between friends in an herb school kitchen in 2014, we have grown to become a project with three shelves holding our classes, clinical practice, and care products. In a moment in history when access to health care is limited to many (especially for reasons of race, class, and ability), we strive to be an accessible resource working to empower our community to care for itself.

East Bay Herbals

Anna Marie Beauchemin, RH(AHG)

Integrative Health Consultations, Classes, Apothecary/CSA
919 1st Street, Suite #4
Benicia, CA, 94510 USA

https://www.eastbayherbals.com/

eastbayherbals@gmail.com

East Bay Herbals is an integrative health office featuring herbalist-crafted formulas and individualized holistic nutrition plans to help support the body in achieving optimal health and wellness. Anna is a registered clinical herbalist, holistic nutritionist, and energy worker who specializes in comprehensive health plans that focus on addressing the energetic root of the issue for long-term health and support. She offers both individual consultations and integrative health and wellness coaching packages. East Bay Herbals offers educational workshops and classes, in-depth herbal training, and features a strong community outreach program with low-cost options and free classes on a quarterly basis. East Bay Herbals also offers a seasonal herbal product CSA for general health and wellness support.
 

Evergreen Herb Garden & School of Integrative Herbology 
Integrative Health Clinic & Herbal Apothecary 
Candis Cantin
530-626-9288 
evrgreen@innercite.com 
www.evergreenherbgarden.org
POB 1445, Placerville, CA 95667 
Integrating Avurveda, Chinese, and Western Herbal Traditions with Herbalist
Candis Cantin -- Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Programs.

Farmacopia

95 Montgomery Dr. Ste 90 Santa Rosa, CA 95404 
(707) 528-HERB 
www.farmacopia.net 
Open Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 11-5
Farmacopia is your local resource for holistic healthcare. Part integrative clinic and part wellness store, Farmacopia offers a robust mix of services along with herbal & nutrition supplements to support your wellness, naturally. Schedule an appointment or health consultation with any of our seasoned practitioners specializing in Naturopathy, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Acupuncture and Manual Medicine or visit us in store for your supplement needs. Our on-site wellness store features a modern-day Tincture Bar where our on-staff herbalists formulate and blend custom tinctures for whatever ails you (or your clients)!

Flora of Asia

Kathleen Aspenns

707-431-0482

office@floraofasia.com

floraofasia.com

PO Box 1939

Healdsburg, CA 95448

Flora of Asia — Flower essences from the wilds of China, growing in Sonoma County

Floral Engenetics

Nadeja J Zoller

95 Lipton Drive

Sedona, AZ 86336

612-875-5751

floralenergetics@gmail.com

Floral Energetics is an herbal apothecary in Sedona, Arizona.

We make organic herbal tinctures, teach classes, and see clients for therapeutic wellness treatments.

Fractal Forest 

hello@fractalforest.co

fractalforest.co

Kauai, Hawaii

With a deep understanding of and reverence for the Earth's healing power, it is our vision to craft and curate the purest remedies and supplements with your wellness in mind. We believe in the Earth's innate power to heal, restore, and nourish our bodies. Our mission is to improve the health, healing, and happiness of humanity and the planet. We achieve this through sharing intentionally curated offerings that elevate the human body, mind, and spirit. 

From Within

Alisa Gould-Simon

www.fromwithin.com

fromwithinconsult@gmail.com

From Within offers at-home seasonal plant journeys.

Bring home organic, US-grown, seasonally relevant herbs and easy recipes and rituals for incorporating them into your routine.

Gathering Thyme

Cheryl Fromholzer & Judy Lieblein

415-524-8693

info@gatheringthyme.com

gatheringthyme.com (shop) and gatheringthyme.org (school)

1332 4th Street, San Rafael, CA 94901

Gathering Thyme is an Herb School & Clinic with a brick and mortar in the heart of Marin. With over 250 bulk organic tinctures and glycerites, we specialize in creating customized herbal formulations for our customers and holistic healthcare providers. Students travel from far and wide to participate in our comprehensive clinical herbalism programs while our community events, herb walks and lectures engage at the local level. Every year we celebrate free herbal education at our Country Herb Fair at our Petaluma garden collective where students and members learn about herbs from the ground up.

Cheryl Fromholzer (she/her)Clinical Herbalist & Herbal Educator at Gathering Thyme

Click Here to Book a Consultation

Hannah Pearl Apothecary

Hannah Pearl Walcott

hannahpearlapothecary.com

yarrowpearl@gmail.com

Instagram: @hannahpearlapothecary

Albany, CA

510-847-2303

Heart powered, healing justice driven herbalism.

Individual wellness consultations / Group facilitation / Plant medicine / Visual art

Galens Way ~ Matthew Persico
800-742-0848 
matthew@galensway.com 
www.galensway.com 
PO Box 2524, Sebastopol, CA 95473 
Medicine maker & manufacturer of herb-rich body care. Unique products formulated with organic oils, plants, and seaweeds for serious—luxurious—skin care. Full line of concentrated herbal extracts (formulated with organic alcohol) is available to practitioners.

Gathering Thyme

Cheryl Fromholzer & Judy Lieblein

415-524-8693

info@gatheringthyme.com

gatheringthyme.com (shop) and gatheringthyme.org (school)

1332 4th Street, San Rafael, CA 94901

Gathering Thyme is an Herb School & Clinic with a brick and mortar in the heart of Marin. With over 250 bulk organic tinctures and glycerites, we specialize in creating customized herbal formulations for our customers and holistic healthcare providers. Students travel from far and wide to participate in our comprehensive clinical herbalism programs while our community events, herb walks and lectures engage at the local level. Every year we celebrate free herbal education at our Country Herb Fair at our Petaluma garden collective where students and members learn about herbs from the ground up. 

Cheryl Fromholzer (she/her), Clinical Herbalist & Herbal Educator at Gathering Thyme

Click Here to Book a Consultation

Herb Folk

117 Washington Street, Petaluma, CA 94952

707-285-7259

HERBFOLKSHOP.COM

Herb Folk is an Asian American herb shop specializing in locally sourced teas, bulk herbs, eastern extracts, powders and raw Chinese medicine decoctions. Erin Wilkins, owner/herbalist, offers herbal consultations and energetic healing sessions that map out Eastern constitution and imbalances. Herb Folk also hosts workshops and seasonal events. 

Jennifer Monin Acupuncture 
415-706-2314
jennifermonin@gmail.com
www.jennifermonin.com
Jennifer is an acupuncturist, herbalist, and yoga teacher specializing in Women’s Health and Pediatrics. Private practice in Sebastopol, and at Farmacopia in Santa Rosa.

KShunye Farmacay, LLC 
Karen Sequeira
707-480-3689
herbdokKaren@gmail.com
P O Box 861, Penngrove, CA 94951
I promote education n the herbal world and mix herbals, aromatherapies, crystals, Reiki Healing Touch Therapy, etcetera. I make healing slaves and body butters and work with all 4 leggeds.

The Mill

Visit us at our two cafe locations:

The Mill- 1827 I Street, Sacramento, Ca (secret garden patio in back!)

The Mill- 6423 Elvas Avenue, Sacramento, Ca (Cafe, Coffee Roasting & Tea Studio out back!)

www.themillsacramento.com

www.bouquetcoffeeroasters.com

The Mill is a lovely haven from the busy pace of life. We built our two cafes 9 years ago, to serve as a spacious, friendly, and creative center for our local community & travelers heading to and from the Sierra. Our Coffee, Tea, and Herbal Blends are sure to please, sooth, or excite. We Source and roast all our coffee, and are known for our unique medicinal herbal blends.  Pu’er and other fine teas abound in our cafe apothecaries as well.  Both cafes are a walk or bike ride to the River, too- Bonus!

Monte-Bellaria di California

William MacElroy

3518 Bloomfield Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472 

707-829-2645

information@monte-bellaria.com

www.monte-bellaria.com

 Monte-Bellaria di California, located in the Russian River Appellation, specializes in estate grown lavender.  Sonoma County's mild Mediterranean climate yields high quality, oil rich Lavendins (Grosso and Provence) which are grown, harvested and distilled on site.  We produce lavender buds, essential oil and hydrosols.

Northern California Women’s Herbal Symposium 
707-824-1429 
info@womensherbalsymposium.org 
www.womensherbalsymposium.org 
Laytonville, CA 
Four full days of inspiring Herbal and Sustainable classes for women three times a year. Includes camping, gourmet vegetarian meals, handcrafted marketplace, Rites-of-Passage Ceremonies, campfire, drumming and dancing, swimming, and more!

 

Occidental Arts and Ecology Center 
707-874-1557 
OAEC@oaec.org 
15290 Coleman Valley Rd., Occidental, CA 95465 
A non-profit research demonstration, participatory education center & farm which features hundreds of heirloom varieties of CCOF approved vegetables, flowers & herbs seedlings. Spring & Fall plant sells.

Plant Spirit Talk 

Francisca Santibanez 

Www.plantspirittalk.com

Plantspirittalk@gmail.com

510.421.1545

Western Clinical Herbalism, South American Folk Medicine, Andean-Amazonian Vegetalista Practice, Shamanism, Curanderismo

Offering classes, wellness consultations, Plant Spirit Courtship facilitation, and Soul integration guidance. 

Plumas Botanical Medicine Clinic

530-283-9706

skullcap@sfbmc.org

www.sfbmc.org

800 Pondside Drive

Quincy, CA 95971

The PBMC is a healthcare practice based in western herbal medicine and applied by herbalist Joshua Muscat.

Serving California and beyond since 1995.

Rainbow Connection 
Karin Uphoff

707-937-2798
P.O. Box 978 
Mendocino, CA 95460
www.rainbowconnection.net
karin@rainbowconnection.net
Holistic herbal praciticioner, iridologist, massage therapist, and energy healer in Mendocino. 
Consultations, customized tinctures, tea blends, and flower essence remedies. 
Author: Botanical Body Care.

The Shamanastary
Mitcho Thompson
707-823-3183
mitcho@theshamanastary.com
www.theshamanastary.com
1959 Gravenstein Hwy South, Sebastopol, CA 95472

 

Sonoma County Herb Association
707-861-0336 
www.sonomaherbs.org 
P.O. Box 2162 Sebastopol, CA 95473 
We are a local non-profit with the mission of “Fostering respect for the green world and our community through the responsible use and sustainable cultivation of herbs.” Educational meetings on the third Wednesday of the month, free of charge and wheelchair accessible.  We hold plant faires in June (All Things Herbal) and September (Fall Things Herbal) with plants (!!!) and herbal based products by local makers.  Check the event section of this website for updates on events.

 

Sonoma County Herb Exchange 
707-824-1447 
herbexch@sonic.net 
The Herb Exchange is a local clearinghouse providing fresh and dry organic herbs directly from grower to herbalist, medicine makers and practitioners. We specialize in hand harvested, top quality, whole herbs and roots. Open to the public, call for catalog.

 

Stricty Medicinals

Strictly Medicinal, LLC of Williams, Oregon offers seed, plants, live roots and tools for sustainability at www.strictlymedicinalseeds.com

We are dedicated to supporting growers with an eclectic assortment of world medicinal herbs, also tincture presses, seed cleaning screens and books by herbalist Richo Cech

Strong Arm Farm

Strong Arm Farm is a seaweed harvest and education company led by Heidi Herrmann. 

I sustainably hand harvest, rinse and sun dry seaweed collected from the Sonoma Coast.
www.strongarmfarm.com
Strongarmfarm@gmail.com

Sways on the Watertop

Ayurveda & Bodywork

Stacey Pfeifer/ swaysonthewatertop@gmail.com

707-972-1699 / Middletown CA

Offering affordable treatments with love:

-Nourishing Herbal Oil Abhyanga (massage)

-Lymphatic Bodywork with hot stones, gua aha & cupping 

- Ayurvedic Specialty Treatments: Shirodara, Netra Basti, Chakra Basti, 

  Tandem Massage, Herbal- steams, poultices & herbal bolus massage

- Retreat Day Packages & Panchakarma Intensives

Handcrafted herbal oils are used in every massage session along with generous amounts of traditional warm 

Ayurvedic herbal oil blends. You will feel like melted butter

 

Taproot Medicine 
www.taprootmedicine.org
www.friedakiparbay.net 
Herbalist owned Taproot Medicine offers high quality herbal syrups, classes, plant walks, and herbal consultations with clinical herbalist Frieda Kipar Bay.

 

Traditional Medicinals™ 
1-800-543-4372 
www.traditionalmedicinals.com 
4515 Ross Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472 
For over 30 years Traditional Medicinals® has offered the highest quality, pharmacopoeial grade herbal products. We’re committed to sourcing botanical ingredients that are produced according to rigorous sustainability standards, including criteria for measuring ecological, economic and social sustainability.

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