Herbalism is the study and practice of botany, ethnobotany, pharmacology, phytochemistry, biology, ecology, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, permaculture, farming, gardening, conservation, restoration, activism, alchemy, history, mythology, allegory, first aide, community health, counseling, psychiatry, storytelling, witchcraft and more!!
To understand the relationship between the plants, people, the land, the waters and all her children, we need to study and practice every day! Learn from those who came before, learn from those who live with the soil and learn from your own experience!
At Punta Mona we have cataloged over 150 medicinal plants, trees and fungi, they are native, naturalized and exotic parts of our extensive botanical collection.
Please check out the various learning experiences we have and come spend time with the abundant and magical tropical medicinal plants!
October 19 – 22, 2017 Join us for a gathering of herbal and plant enthusiasts from the Americas to celebrate our diversity, learn and share experiences about the abundant plant medicines found in the Neo-Tropics. Costa Rica, a bridge between North and South America has diverse micro-climates where we can find temperate familiars and exotic […]
co-Hosted with Evolve Tours October, 2017 Learning wilderness and emergency first aid is way of being a competent and reliable member of your community! Learn not only how to assess and prevent medical emergencies, but also learn about how to incorporate medicinal plants into your response strategies! This course will be like no other, with […]
Herbal First Aid Clinical with 7Song & Envision Festival February 12 – 27, 2017 Punta Mona is happy to welcome 7Song to the farm with an immersive field clinical workshop featuring practices and procedures for the practicing herbalist. **Please note this workshop is for those who are mature and dedicated to learning and practicing herbalism. Beginner, […]
March 12 – April 4, 2018 Regenerative Lifestyle & Design, Integrating Herbalism, Community and Social Awareness Working with living plants and living people to cultivate resilience. This unique course melds two broad interdisciplinary studies, exploring the impact the health of our environment directly has on our personal wellbeing, specifically working with and alongside medicinal plants […]