Emily apprenticed, interned and self-studied herbal medicine, Taoist philosophy, and Ayurvedic medicine for 5 years before starting Sundial Medicinals in 2011. She is currently an advanced student at the East West School of Planetary Herbology. Her training includes Western, Chinese and Ayurvedic diagnostic methods and herbal treatment.
Emily is also a certified doula through DONA international. She is passionate about helping women find balance and fulfillment through the birthing process and also through herbal support. Helping women connect with herbs as a way of holistic lifestyle is one of her larger focuses in herbalism. She is currently working towards certification as a clinical herbalist and hopes to continue increasing the awareness, appreciation, and use of herbal medicines. Emily spends a lot of her time with herbs. Growing, harvesting, extracting and processing herbs, teaching workshops, and consulting with individuals about plant medicine are Emily’s passions.