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Community Health Educator & Herbalist

Dr. Ashley Bissonnette-Murphy

Dr. Ashley Bissonnette-Murphy, Ph.D., MPH, CHES, is a Certified Health Education Specialist, and Folk & Community Herbalist based in Connecticut (USA) with over ten years of experience. Her specialty is holistic community healthcare, ancestral medicine, nutrition, and herbalism. Her work has been featured by The International Witches Magazine, the Witch Way Magazine, The Travel Witch Blog, the Brave Daughters of Providence, VisualMag, and the Boston Women's Market. She is also the host of the Health Witch Podcast. 

Classes

Book a virtual private class, or make it a community event. In-person classes and workshops are available for 4+ people.

Free classes for community fundraising and support are considered. To book, email info@healthwitch.org

HERBALISM & CRAFTING WILD MEDICINE
Learn the healing power of plants, and how to cultivate plant allies. Many of the plants we need grow all around us. We cover what it means to wild-craft herbal medicine, and a 101 on creating decoctions, tinctures, salves, infusions, herbal honey, oxymels, and more.

2 hours, Q&A, $200.00, for in-person workshops this does not include the cost of materials. 

BEAUTY HERBALISM

This course will guide you in the world of herbalism as it relates to creating your own personal beauty inside and out. In this course we cover:

  • Clean beauty basics 101: what ingredients to avoid and which skin-loving ingredients to work with

  • How to create your own personal line of clean beauty products and make-up for your skin type

  • Herbs for dealing with your biggest beauty woes

  • Spirituality, glamour magick, and rituals for honoring your body and amplifying your sensuality

  • The power of scent: aromatherapy in beauty

  • Herbs for internal beauty

  • Ancestral nutrition for beauty

2 hours, Q&A, $200.00

PLANTS FOR HEALING & FOOD ALCHEMY
A little cookery right from the cauldron. Learning how to cook is one of the most important things we can do for good health and beauty. In this talk we discuss the historical role of the kitchen witch, what is intuitive eating, and how to bring herbal magick into the kitchen for nutritional healing and joy.

2 hours, Q&A, $200.00

SPIRITUALITY FOR HEALTH
Do you want to harness your own healing abilities? Do you find that conventional Western medicine and pharmaceutical drugs leave something to be desired? In this class, we cover the power of the mind, wisdom in ancient medicine, and modern rituals for health.

2 hours, Q&A, $200.00

 

LIVING & ENJOYING LIFE SUSTAINABLY
Creat a lifestyle that honors the Wheel of the Year, the elements, lunar magick & connecting with the earth. Learn sustainable practices to reduce waste and health hazards, how to create a home enjoyable by infusing it with the natural elements, and naturally cleanse it with DIY herbal cleaning products. 

2 hours, Q&A, $200.00, for in-person workshops this does not include the cost of materials. 

For questions, further information, or if you would like to book a class please send an email to info@healthwitch.org

** These courses are for educational purposes only, and is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure **