Hootenanny Hill ~ part of our past, but not forgotten.

I am currently taking a course through the Aromahead Institute, as a  "Certified Aroma-therapist to become professionally qualified in the therapeutic uses of essential oils.


read more on how our herbal traditions are at risk...should this hijacking be allowed to continue.

I studied herbalism through Hearthstone School of Earth Essentials, in beautiful Van Etten, NY during a 6 month apprenticeship.  It was a wonderful experience. I look forward to a lifetime of getting to know all the herbs we studied.

 "While the actions of herbs listed are those most indicated for a condition or body system, by the very nature of the way the body is such an integrated miraculous whole, any other action may be right in any specific case.  This may sound very vague but perhaps we have been conditioned by scientific rationality to expect specifics where there aren't any.  The wisdom of nature and plants is still beyond us all. Let us approach ourselves and our plant brethren with humility and discrimination. When it comes down to it, who knows other than God."David Hoffman - The Herbal Handbook