Coming Soon!!!

Botanichl is excited to bring you these wonderful wellness kits! We’re working out the final details and will make them available for purchase online or in-person soon (hopefully I can figure out how to set up this square payment thingy!). The herbal and vitamin/mineral supplements I am offering are available only to health professionals, have…

Back in Business!

  I am completely changing things up!  I closed my online store (botanichl.shopify.com) to focus on face-to-face consultations and sales.  I’ve been busy learning some basics about herbalism and how to enhance my aromatherapy practice with other plant-based therapeutics.  Lots of good things are in the works!  I am designing aromatherapy/herbal “combo packs” for retail…

The Oldest Medicine is New Again

Today, I’m going to share some truly exciting and groundbreaking information I learned from an article in National Geographic magazine.  Peter Gwin’s (2019) article, entitled “Unlocking the Emperor’s Medicine Chest,” tells us about Chinese traditional medicine and how some of the oldest remedies known to man are being researched and used today. Writings from and…

Stress & Anxiety (probably part 1)

(the author of this post is not intending to give medical advice and the information contained herein should not be considered as such.  consult a professional before using any herbal remedies, vitamins or supplements, or essential oils) Stress and anxiety are complex issues, so this will probably be a multi-part posting.  I don’t want to…

What’s an Ajowan?

Sure, lots of people (including me) use essential oils because they like the way they smell.  Some of them, however, don’t really smell good at all.  When I first started buying essential oils, the only place I knew to get them was online so I couldn’t try them before buying.  I would be so disappointed…