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Seraphina Capranos: homeopath, herbalist, and educator
Passionate about bringing more healing, communion, and earth magic to the world
I grew up learning natural medicine from my elders. This rooted me in the confidence and power of the body’s innate healing wisdom, which inspires me daily.
A serious injury to my spine as a teenager catapulted me down a path of deep learning; for the first time in my life, at sixteen, it seemed every health care system — conventional and natural — failed me. Determined to understand health, disease and healing, I pursued professional training in both herbalism and homeopathy. On this journey of learning, I healed my chronic pain, and made a personal commitment to help others access their own potential for healing.
Roses. I love them more than I can say. There are over 2,800 plants in the Rosaceae family just a few you might recognize are: peaches, plums, almonds, apricots, cherries, strawberries, quince, hawthorn, rowan, blackberries, raspberries, Lady's Mantle, Ocean spray....read more
This weekend I went for a beautiful sunny walk to harvest one of my all-time favourite berries: hawthorn. Where I live, hawthorn trees lines most roads, farms, parks, and wild spaces. The trees are full of plump, bright red, and oh so abundant berries every autumn....read more
Many decades ago, the renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar coined the term "Fire Cider" for a simple home made respiratory tonic using easy to find kitchen ingredients and apple cider vinegar (recipe below). When I was in herbal school in the late 1990's, I learned it...read more