I started this page to offer resources to people who are interested in deepening their relationships with medicinal plants and in learning history of how plants have supported people’s reslience.
Ancestral Apothecary stands in solidarity with the Ohlone people (the indigenous people of the Bay Area) in their fight to protect their sacred site from development. Please join us in taking action now.
We are grateful to be wrapping up another amazing year at Ancestral Apothecary. This year we offered almost a dozen classes and also graduated two groups of students from both our first and second years of Cecemmana. Congratulations to all our graduates! One of the highlights of the 2017 was our trip to the American Herbalist Guild Symposium to receive our award for Diversity and Equity in Herbal Medicine. I traveled to Silverton, Oregon with four of my Cecemmana students to accept the award. We enjoyed mingling with herbalists from around the… Read More
I am grateful to be part of a circle of healers dedicated to healing themselves, their communities, their ancestors and the earth. And this circle is growing and getting stronger.
We’re launching a fundraiser to raise scholarship money for our students of color!
The deadly north bay fires have killed dozens of people and have destroyed almost 6000 homes and businesses. The impact on our communities has been devastating. However, there are many grass-roots efforts to organize and mobilize support for those who have been directly impacted by these fires.
RaheNi Gonzalez I’naru is a Two-Spirit Boricua Taino Ceremonial Prayer Warrior, Healer & Activist. They have spent the past 20+ years focused on healing and learning how to transform trauma, chronic illness & suffering into beauty, love and a higher consciousness.