Herbal Wellness Consultations

One on one Herbal Wellness Consultations with Yemaya Kimmel, Clinical Herbalist

In Person (in Eureka, CA) OR Online via Video Call

Hi!  My name is Yemaya and I work one on one with people who wish to utilize holistic methods, such as herbal therapies, nutrition, and lifestyle changes to move toward wellness.  I have been working with the healing plants for over 20 years, and I'm passionate about helping people learn how to support their health with herbs.  I enjoy creating customized formulas to match each person's unique situation.  If you are drawn to working with plants to restore your vitality and would like to learn more about my Herbal Wellness Consultations, I invite you to read on!  This page explains what an Herbal Consult with me is, how they work, and how they can help you achieve your wellness goals.  I also encourage you to reach out with any questions, and if you like we can schedule a FREE 15 minute Connection Call to discuss your concerns and determine if an Herbal Wellness Consultation would benefit you.

Unlock Your Innate Healing Wisdom

My philosophy as a clinical herbalist is rooted in the practice of vitalism.  This means that I strive to honor the wholeness and uniqueness of each individual.  I believe that the healing process is a journey to be celebrated and that true healing comes from within.  Our bodies are wise and resilient.  They communicate to us through their language of signs and symptoms.  When we learn how to listen to our body's messages, we can begin to understand what is needed.  We can then offer our body the tools it needs to nourish, tone, regenerate, and heal itself.  We are natural beings, and so when we work with plants and other natural therapies, we can shift patterns of dis-ease toward new patterns of balance, vitality, and wellness.

During our time together, we will work to understand your body's messages, and use the map of your symptoms and unique constitution to get to the root cause of your situation.  We will then create a customized wellness plan designed specifically for you and your needs.  I will be there every step of the way to guide you and facilitate your healing process.  My intention is to support, empower, and provide you with the education and tools you need to do your healing work. 

My areas of expertise include:

-digestive system complaints

-cardiovascular wellness

-respiratory issues

-nervous system complaints (including anxiety, nervousness, insomnia, etc.)

-reproductive wellness for men and women (including menstruation, fertility, pregnancy, birth, lactation, and menopause)

-musculoskeletal issues

-autoimmune conditions

-urinary system complaints

Everything we discuss is completely confidential.  

What is an Herbal Wellness Consultation?

An Herbal Wellness Consultation is a one on one session with a clinical herbalist.  Since herbalism is not regulated in the US, the quality of service and extent of training varies greatly from herbalist to herbalist.  I personally have over 20 years of training and experience as an herbalist.  I am trained in anatomy, physiology, phytochemistry, clinical assessment, botanical research, and herbal therapeutics.  For more information, see my About page here. 

The goal of our time together is to discover the root cause(s) of the complaint(s), and to create a wellness plan that includes herbal remedies, as well as recommendations for nutritional and lifestyle changes.  Ideally these consultations are for people who want to achieve long lasting positive changes.  It is important to understand that this is a partnership.  I am there to guide, support, educate, and empower you, but you must commit to making the necessary changes in order to see results.  Our goal is not a "quick fix" this herb for that problem mentality, but rather using herbs as allies on our journey to vitality and wellness. 

What can I expect from an Herbal Wellness Consultation?

When you book your appointment, allow about 15 minutes to fill out an intake form.  The intake form is required in order to confirm your appointment.  It is completely confidential.  Please fill it out to the best of your ability.  The information you provide here is crucial for me to get a better understanding of your situation and to prepare for our time together.  

The initial intake session will last between 60-90 minutes.  During that time we will dive into your health history and current state of wellness.  I will be asking questions with an intention of gaining a complete understanding of where you are in your wellness journey.  We will discuss your health concerns and goals, and begin to create a plan for how to reach them.

You will leave the consultation with a simple recommendation-it may be nutritional, lifestyle, herbal, or any combination.  After the consultation, your customized wellness protocol will be created and emailed to you within 1-2 business days.  This will have a complete list of recommendations, including nutritional and lifestyle, as well as recommended herbal formula(s) and/or nutritional supplements.  You will also have the option to purchase a customized herbal formula made specifically for you.  This service is for your convenience, and I strive to keep it as affordable as possible.  You are not required to purchase herbal formulas directly from me.  If you choose to buy your herbs elsewhere, I am happy to give you a list of high quality alternatives.  It is important to understand that the source of your herbs matters greatly, as in order for our plan to work, the preparations need to be high quality.  

After you've had a chance to start the protocol, we will have an opportunity to check in briefly to make sure you have everything you need, understand the protocol, and answer any questions.  If you have any tea blends or recommended food preparations, this is also a time to make sure you have that down or need any additional guidance, more resources, etc.

Most consultations require 1 or more follow up appointments in addition to the intake appointment.  These appointments will be shorter, between 30-45 minutes in length.  The amount of follow ups needed varies greatly from person to person, and depends on the severity or complexity of your situation, as well as your personal needs.  The purpose of the follow up appointment is to do a more thorough check in, to see how you are doing, discuss what's working and not working for you, and make any necessary adjustments to your wellness protocol &/or formulations.  It's also a time to discuss any other or new health issues that you'd like to address.  

How much do Herbal Wellness Consultations cost?

Intake appointments are $125 and include a 60-90 minute consultation, recommendations for a protocol plan, resources for recommended products, wellness information, nutrition, etc, a brief check in via phone, text, or email (your choice), and email access for questions. 

Follow Up Appointments are $60 and include a 30-45 minute follow up consultation, updated recommendations and resources, as well as email access for questions.

New Client Package is $160 and includes an intake appointment and follow up appointment.  This is the best deal-a $25 discount!

25 Minute Phone Sessions are $25.  This is a 25 minute phone call with Yemaya to discuss acute issues (like a cold, flu, or other short term acute wellness issue) or 1-2 simple questions regarding herbs and wellness. Please include your phone number in the notes and be available at the time of the call. PLEASE NOTE: This is an audio call (NO video) even though the calendar may say video conference.

Cancellation Policy:  If a client cancels less than 24 hours before an appointment, there will be a $25 cancellation fee ($10 for 25 minute phone sessions).  If a client does not show up for a scheduled appointment and did not call, text, or email BEFORE the scheduled appointment time, the client will be charged full price.  I understand things come up, which is why it is important to reach out and communicate with as much advance notice as possible in order to avoid a fee.  For video calls, contact me immediately if you have trouble accessing the call.  For phone sessions, I will call twice in a row if needed, and wait for a callback for up to 5 minutes before considering it a no show.  

Please Note:  The cost of herbs, formulations, tinctures, or products is not included in the consultation price.  

I'm ready to experience greater vitality and wellness!  How do I sign up and where do I go?

Herbal Wellness Consultations are offered both in person at Mending Roots (3034 H Street in Eureka, CA) on Thursdays, and virtually (online) via video call on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. **Please remember when scheduling your consultation that ALL Thursday consultations take place in person at Mending Roots in Eureka.  The other days will be online via video.  If you cannot find a date that works for you, please reach out and we will be happy to find something that works for you.

Still have questions?

I would be happy to answer any questions you might have.  Contact me to schedule a FREE 15 minute Connection Call to have any of your questions or concerns answered.  

If any of these statements apply to you, you may benefit greatly from an Herbal Wellness Consultation:

-I want to increase or maintain my health and vitality

-I am tired of feeling exhausted, anxious, and overwhelmed

-I would like to prevent illness

-I want to overcome dis-ease

-I want more out of life than these constant symptoms

-I would like to improve my digestion

-I need better quality sleep

-I wish to increase my energy 

-I want to restore my balance and feel whole, present, and alive

-I want to better understand my body and what it needs

-I am ready to learn how to honor and nourish my body

-I want to feel empowered and inspired to step into my highest potential of health and wellness

If you resonate with 1 or more of the above statements, what are you waiting for?  Book your Herbal Wellness Consultation now! 

**I am not a medical doctor.  I do not diagnose disease or prescribe medications.  Herbal Wellness Consultations are not intended to treat disease or replace medical care.  Herbal Wellness Consultations are educational and are intended to support your health.

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