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Dr. Mahalia Freed
Dr. Freed is delighted to share her knowledge of plant medicines and how they can help us heal.

Dr. Orna Izakson
Dr. Izakson, Traditional Roots Lead Physician, is a licensed naturopathic physician and registered herbalist in Portland, Oregon.

Jim McDonald
Jim McDonald has been practicing the art of herbcraft since 1994. He offers a knowledge of herbalism that blends western folk and indigenous views of healing with the Vitalist traditions of 19th century western herbalism.