Red River Herbs

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I’m an herbalist and teacher living on Tonkawa land (Austin, Texas). I’ve received formal training as a community herbalist in the western holistic model through the Wildflower School of Botanical Medicine. My work with plants is also informed by my cultural practices of Levantine folk herbalism.

When making remedies, I look to bioregional plants. In a world where our few remaining wild spaces are especially precious, I choose to limit wild harvesting to weedy herbs (such as cleavers or juniper). The majority of my remedies are grown organically in my gardens and processed fresh. What I can’t plant due to growing zone constraints, I look to source from independent, sustainable herb farmers. Everything is created using extraction methods and formulations informed by my apprenticeships and training with clinical herbalists. I use no essential oils in my practice or products, out of concerns for sustainability, safety, and efficacy.

Every product on this site was made for someone--myself, a family member, or friend. As my gardens grew, I started making more of the formulas that proved to be healing and helpful. I hope to make herbal remedies accessible through pricing that deprioritizes profit. Herbal medicine is the people's medicine! You can read more about my sliding scale pricing on the Order page. Don't hesitate to reach out with questions--I would love to hear from you!

--Jennan

Profits during the Covid-19 crisis (all purchases made beyond the "at cost" sliding scale option) will be donated to Casa Marianella, an emergency shelter in Austin that receives asylum-seekers and displaced immigrants. All purchases made above cost will receive an email with their donation receipt.

Casa Marianella works to release people from detention centers and then provides them with abundant nutritious food, case management, English classes, immigration legal services, computer access, clothing and hygiene supplies, acculturation and access to medical care and counseling.