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Dr. JJ Pursell

Naturopathic physician, owner, The Herb Shoppe and author, The Herbal Apothecary

Dr. JJ Pursell is a board certified naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist and has worked with medicinal herbs for more than 20 years. Having spent many hours on her father’s flower farm, her love of plants began at an early age. She began working at herb farms and herb shoppes, which inspired her to enroll in graduate studies in health and medicine. While in school, having returned to the urban life, she missed the plants and the community that an herb shoppe offers. During school she decided to open The Herb Shoppe – Hawthorne while finishing her degree in Portland, Oregon. The Herb Shoppe was voted “Best Apothecary in Portland” by Willamette Week, has been written up in Portland Monthly magazine twice and The L Magazine in New York City. Her first book, The Herbal Apothecary: 100 Medicinal Herbs and How to Use Them was published by Timber Press in December, 2015. The Herb Shoppe’s second location is in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. JJ has been featured in Gardenista, White&Warren Inspired, Kale and Coriander, Portland Healing Project, PoppySwap and Girl Gift Gather and appeared on “Green Living,” and “Wise Woman Radio” with Susan Weed. She has her own YouTube channel for those who want to learn more about herbs and herbal medicine. (Speaker photo by Shawn Linehan.)


How to Grow, Harvest and Make Medicine from Your Garden

Dr. JJ Pursell, certified naturopathic physician, has been fascinated by the healing power of herbs for over 20 years. Now you can discover how you can grow, process and turn 5 herbs into helpful healing medicine for your family. Dr. JJ Pursell will show you how to make your own “medicine cabinet” with an organic salve, tincture, tea and syrup.

Wednesday, Feb 17 at 3:15 pm / DIY Stage / Book signing to follow

Making Herbal Preparations from Your Garden

Join certified naturopathic physician Dr. JJ Pursell, owner of the acclaimed Portland apothecary, The Herb Shoppe, as she shares a hands-on experience of how to make basic herbal preparations: herbal oils, salves, baths salts and lotion, all from herbs you easily grow and harvest from your garden or containers.

Thursday, Feb 18 at 10:00 am / DIY Stage / Book signing to follow