Profile

Scrapbook photo 1
Scrapbook photo 2
Scrapbook photo 3
Scrapbook photo 4
Scrapbook photo 5
Ohlone Center
Worked at Ohlone Herbal Center
Attended Sonoma State University
4,966 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube+1's

Stream

Ohlone Center

Shared publicly  - 
 
1

Ohlone Center

Shared publicly  - 
1
People
Work
Employment
  • Ohlone Herbal Center
    President
Links
Story
Tagline
The Ohlone Herbal Center encourages and renews a living knowledge of the healing powers of plants through the study and practice of traditional Western herbalism. The Center is committed to educating healers in successful careers as practicing herbalists and herbal educators. Established in 1995, the Ohlone Center of Herbal Studies is a leading educational and clinical center for sustainable systems of Western herbal-based healing. Based in Berkeley, California, the Center offers the most comprehensive, integrated education in Western herbal medicine and practice, and is one of very few schools nationwide with clinical internships in Western herbalism. Western herbalism provides critical healing solutions to economic, physical, mental, and spiritual challenges in a changing health care environment. Based on time-honored traditions practiced worldwide today, Western botanicals offer a highly effective, affordable healing modality that is in balance with our natural resources. Throughout history, plants have been central to all forms of medicines; worldwide, 20,000 documented species are used for medicinal purposes. Approximately 75 percent of the world population depends on botanicals for their basic health care needs, according to the World Health Organization. In addition to providing primary healing for a wide range of health challenges, herbs can increase the effectiveness of modern drugs, decrease their side effects, and sometimes replace them. The indigenous knowledge of plants and plant medicines is based on a deep relationship to the land, place, and home. This understanding is handed down through many generations using natural wisdom and scientific study. While allopathic drugs burden our natural resources and create waste contributing to global pollution, the use of local plants deeply benefits the body and the earth. The Ohlone Center offers two distinct professional tracks to prepare students for careers in clinical herbalism: A three-year program of Foundational, Therapeutic, and Clinical training through evening classes designed for working adults An intensive two-year Apprenticeship program for full-time, daytime students covering the entire 3-year program tracks Graduates of either program have all the knowledge they need to practice effective clinical herbalism. They take care of their communities by serving non-profit clinics, developing private practices, working with medical professionals, and teaching the next generation of practitioners. Ohlone specializes in teaching graduates how to develop successful careers in herbal healing practices. Our support for students continues long after they complete their program, with peer practitioner groups that provide ongoing collaborations, a sense of professional community, and lifelong learning. .
Education
  • Sonoma State University
    1984
Ohlone Center's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
Defining Motherhood: Recipe: Pumpkin Peanut Butter Smoothie
definingmotherhood.blogspot.com

The pumpkin obsession continues. A few weeks ago, I started an experiment where I decided to combine two of my favorite foods: pumpkin and s

UNF Researchers Make Big Discovery About Lyme Disease
news.wjct.org

It's a groundbreaking medical finding on the UNF campus. Dr. Kerry Clark, University of North Florida associate professor of public health,

Simple Homemade Deodorant
www.20somethingallergies.com

I have been getting a kick out of making my own products to use at home. Toothpaste, laundry detergent, lotion, medicines, and one of my fav

Study: Roundup diluted by 99.8 percent still destroys human DNA
www.naturalnews.com

Study: Roundup diluted by 99.8 percent still destroys human DNA

Knesting Unique IKEA Slipcovers
www.knesting.com

Unique & affordable slipcovers for your IKEA furniture from Knesting.com including the IKEA Ektorp, Klippan, Karlstad, Poang, and Henriksdal

Pam Fischer for Ohlone Herbal Center on Fundly
fundly.com

Pam Fischer is fundraising on Fundly. Support or follow Pam Fischer's personal fundraising campaigns today.