The apothecary at BHHC provides a complete library of western and eastern herbs, tinctures, select supplements, and body care products. Many of the herbs and supplements are locally grown and produced with more local products being added every day. The herbalists at BHHC believe that local medicine, the plants growing right around us, have all the healing power we need. Look for seasonal medicine chest kits and ask about custom formulas to meet your specific needs. An herbalist is available for questions and consultations most days of the week and a different tea sample is available for free every day.
Alyssa has been immersed in the study of herbal medicine and nutrition for over a decade. Her work has included cultivation and wild crafting of herbs, creating simple medicines, formulas and body care, managing and stocking the Apothecary at Brattleboro Holistic Health Center and running a small local herb company called Rising Rhythm Herbs. She ... read more
I am so inspired by the herbalists of the world. I just got back from the 10th International Herb Symposium, which consisted of 3 days filled with classes taught by herbalists from around the world. Most of the herb books I’ve looked to and poured over for years and years were there with their authors ... read more
Alyssa’s journey in herbalism and agriculture began at Sterling College where she was the campus herbalist to whom students would come seeking herbs and advice. As part of that role, she did extensive research, planted a medicine garden, and created body care products and tinctures. The next year, she ventured to Hawaii where she studied ... read more
Emma Whiteoak Lee graduated from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine with a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She practices Traditional Chinese Medicine as well as Western Clinical Herbal Medicine. Emma approaches her acupuncture treatments through Shiatsu, a Japanese meridian massage, to further open the meridians and balance the body. She is available ... read more