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Dr. JJ Pursell - Fettle Botanic Supply & Counsel
Dr. JJ is a board certified naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist and has worked with medicinal herbs for more than 20 years. She has taught and trained with herbalists all over the world but prefers the practice of close-to-home grown western herbs. Fettle Botanic, once known as The Herb Shoppe, focuses on offering the most vital organic herbs available, while sustaining local growers. She has been involved in her local business districts of Portland and Brooklyn, NY and a member of both the OANP and AANP contributing to events and policy opinion. She served 1 year on the board of Woodhaven school in Portland, OR. Dr. JJ is an expert in FDA regulations and herbal medicine, Title 21. She published her first book, The Herbal Apothecary, with Timber Press in 2015 and is in contract to write a second book with them and another book with Quanto Press. She speaks across the country at expos, conventions, schools and groups such as the NY Horticulture society. The Herb Shoppe was voted “the best apothecary in Portland” by Willamette Week and was written up in Portland Monthly magazine and The L Magazine in New York City. JJ and her shoppe have been featured in several blogs and Tumblr sites, including Gardenista, White & Warren Inspired, Kale and Coriander, Portland Healing Project, PoppySwap, and Girl Gift Gather. JJ appeared on “Green Living,” a BCAT television show in Brooklyn; the “Bread and Roses” radio show on Portland’s KBOO; and “Wise Woman Radio” with Susun Weed. She also was included in the book Curing Canine Cancer and contributed to the new edition of Hot Pants: A Do It Yourself Gynecology and Herbal Remedies. She has her own YouTube channel for those who want to learn more about making herbal medicine.
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Start your path to natural wellness with the safe, trusted advice found in The Herbal Apothecary. With the guidance of naturopath JJ Pursell, you will learn how to safely create your own remedies using plants you know and love. Incorporating traditional wisdom and scientific information, The Herbal Apothecary provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to plant-based medicine. It features profiles of the 100 of the most important medicinal plants that include information on medicinal uses, identification and cultivation, and recipes for common concerns. Additional information includes step-by-step instructions for making herbal teas, tinctures, compresses, salves, and more. This comprehensive guide includes treatments for men, women, and children that address a variety of concerns including muscle strain, the flu, the common cold, insomnia, anxiety, and much more.
JJ Pursell, the bestselling author of The Herbal Apothecary, is back with a complete, one-stop resource for herbal remedies that heal and nurture the whole family. Master Recipes from the Herbal Apothecary offers safe, trusted natural remedies written by a board-certified naturopathic physician. It starts with master recipes for tinctures, salves, teas, capsules, oils, washes, and more. Once you understand how to make these basic formulations, you can access the more than 375 specific recipes that address a range of health concerns from the common cold and headaches to insomnia and digestive issues. Comprehensive, thoroughly researched, and beautifully packaged, Master Recipes from the Herbal Apothecary will become your go-to guide for sustained health and wellness.
Are you looking for safe and natural ways to support your immune system? Dr. JJ Pursell is here to help with herbal recipes focused on preventing, addressing, and healing hundreds of common health concerns.
Medicinal Herbs for Immune Defense offers recipes that will help you support and build up your immune system, with recipes addressing common health concerns like colds, the flu, bronchitis, coughs, and more. The 104 recipes include capsules, salves, teas, tinctures and more that are safe and easy to create at home. You will also learn how to build a home apothecary and find value in a primer focused on the most powerful herbs. Don’t wait for illness to strike—prevention will always be the best medicine.
Learn how to prevent, soothe, and heal without resorting to medical remedies, which are often harsh, costly, and include unpleasant side effects. The Woman’s Herbal Apothecary contains 200 natural remedies, covering the topics of menses, pregnancy, menopause, aging, fibroids, bladder infections, and low libido, among others.
The book is conveniently divided into the major cycles of a woman’s life: pre-childbirth, reproductive years, menopause, and beyond. Each section discusses specific physical complaints and how to treat them. You will learn which herbs are the most helpful for each phase of life and which are contraindicated or to be avoided. Master herbalist and naturopathic doctor JJ Pursell provides her own herbal solutions and DIY herbal remedies. The concluding section is divided by specific common health issues in women, such as cardiac disease, thyroid disease, and adrenal dysfunction.
With The Woman’s Herbal Apothecary in hand, you are on your way to healing, hormone balance, beauty, longevity, and calm—the natural way.
Are you seeking safe and natural ways to help bolster your family’s health and wellness? Dr. JJ Pursell is here to help with herbal recipes focused on whole-family health.
Medicinal Herbs for Family Health and Wellness focuses on natural treatments for women, men, babies, kids, and the elderly. It covers everything from asthma, allergies, and heart health, to pregnancy, lactation, cradle cap, and colic. The 123 recipes include capsules, salves, teas, tinctures and more that are safe and easy to create at home. You will also learn how to build a home apothecary and find value in a primer focused on the most powerful herbs. There is nothing more important than safety when it comes to family, and the trusted advice found in Medicinal Herbs for Family Health and Wellness will provide the assurance you need.