Phoenix Fermin

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Presentation Title

Whole Plant Medicine

Phoenix Fermin, Herbalist, Director of Education in Tallahassee, FL

Lichgate on High Road and Florida School of Holistic Living

Abstract

Explore the depth of whole plant medicine as we discuss how plant constituents work together synergistically creating an effective way to restore balance. Journey into plant materia medica and learn about the therapeutic aromatic compounds of plant terpenes. In this workshop, we will discuss some of the most abundant terpenes and the therapeutic properties of linalool, myrcene, limonene, pinene, humulene, and more! Dive deeper into cannabis as we explore the historic healing properties of cannabis roots.

Bio

Phoenix Fermin is a Community Herbalist, Regional Director at the Florida School of Holistic Living – North Branch, and Director of Education at Lichgate on High Road, a historic site in Tallahassee, FL.  She has worked with patients firsthand at a Florida cannabis dispensary and for the Chief Medical Officer with Medical Marijuana Treatment Clinics. Currently, she maintains the greenhouses for Biological Sciences at a state university campus facility, which supports research in plant and animal ecology, plant physiology, cell and molecular biology, and genetics. Phoenix teaches topics in herbalism and holistic health that offer Continuing Education Units to Nurses, Acupuncturists, Massage Therapists, Dietitians, and Midwives. She is a Certified Yoga Instructor, children’s book Illustrator and Author for AppleTree Institute in Washington, DC. This August, you will find her recipe published in Rosemary Gladstar’s book available in bookstores and online: Fire Cider! 101 Zesty Recipes for Health-Boosting Remedies.