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Herbal medicine. I teach, consult, and train about traditional botanical therapies and remedies; how to use herbs for medicine; family health; women's health; women's nourishment; herbs for teas, salves, tinctures, liniments, and other remedies; children's natural health; herbs for pregnancy and childbirth; herbs for digestion, cardiac issues, menopause, and stress.
I am president and CVO of Vineyard Herbs Teas & Apothecary (www.vineyardherbs.com), author of An Essential Herbal for Radiant Health (Shambhala 2012), multiple-award winning formulator, 16-year professional and certified herbalist, and creator/instructor of Heritage & Healing Herbal Studies Program. I run Bellebuono Holistic International Women's Holistic Coaching, empowering women to nourish themselves in body, mind and spirit.
United Plant Savers, Northeast Herbal Association.
Appalachian Voices, MVTV, PlumTV, Martha's Vineyard Magazine, Edible Vineyard, Carolina Living.
Master Public Administration (MPA), CH (Certified Herbalist), CPC (certified professional coach).
Awards and Honors
Multiple product awards (1st, 2nd and 3rd places) for Vineyard Herbs Teas & Apothecary products from the International Herb Symposium 2007, 2009 and 2011. Martha's Vineyard Women's Network 2011 Business Award.
The Polly Hill Arboretum, Appalachian State University, Watauga College, Chilmark Library, The North Carolina Herb Association, and more.