Emily Fritchey is the founder, developer and driving force behind Sunshine Botanicals. A clinical aesthetician with for more than 30 years, she began developing her own unique and highly effective botanical formulations for her own clientele that quickly came to fill a void in the skin care and medi-spa industry. Emily is both a visionary and a maverick….she quickly recognized …
Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, www.naturalnurse.com, interviews Richard Mandelbaum. Richard has been an avid student of our native flora for over twenty five years. He has been practicing as an herbalist since 1997, blending use of native medicinal plants with Chinese and Western herbal traditions. He is a graduate of David Winston’s School of Herbal Therapeutics as well as having studied at Rosemary Gladstar’s Sage Mountain Retreat Center, and in New York City with herbalist William LeSassier. He is a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild and sits on AHG Council (board of directors). He currently serves as Secretary and chairs the AHG Policy Committee and the Committee for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Richard is also active in issues related to fair trade, sustainability, and social justice. Richard Mandelbaum RH is a clinical herbalist with a private practice in Brooklyn, NY. In addition to seeing clients he teaches classes in clinical herbal medicine, medicine making, and field botany, wild edible plants and mushrooms. He offers individual consultations about the use of herbal medicine, and is a founding partner, director, and teacher at the ArborVitae School of Traditional Herbalism . Contact: (646) 942-7825 www.richardmandelbaum.com
Jill Talve is a Clinical Ayurveda Specialist and Pancha Karma specialist. She is the owner/operator of EverVeda, an Ayurveda wellness Center in Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY. EverVeda offers Ayurvedic Consultations, healing therapies, custom herbal medicines, Pancha Karma, cooking classes and a Meals that Heal© program, prepared meals specifically designed for the individual wishing to optimize their health. She is also on the faculty of California College of Ayurveda and a certified Yoga Instructor.
Jill is determined to give the best Ayurvedic care possible to those she is given the privilege to see, combining the past, present and future of healing in all its forms.