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Savayda Jarone CHT, MNIMH – Medical Herbalist

Savayda has been in private practice for over 18 years and operates the Bloom Institute of Holistic Living and Learning, a certified private career college in Halifax. Along with beginner and professional herbal training, Bloom offers a full-time herbal medicine clinic and dispensary, and programs for children. Savayda also offers fertility awareness services to assist couples trying to conceive, and specializes in Fertility Awareness Method of birth control.

Her dispensary consists of 85 therapeutic grade tinctures made largely from organic, biodynamically grown, and ethically wildcrafted herbs, as well as dried herbs, herbal and mushroom powders, flower essences, creams and other herbal products.

She offers a monthly “pay what you can” clinic day, as well as a bi-monthly drop-in day to purchase herbs, read in the herbal library and share tea.

The Bloom Institute of Holistic Living and Learning
989 Young Ave., Halifax
Tel: 902-957-1534
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Jeanette Poirier, CHT – Medical Herbalist

Jeanette has been in practice as a rural herbalist for more than 18 years.  She has a clinic in her home and an ample herbal dispensary of tinctures, bulk herbs, salves, oils and flower essences.

At present, she is focusing her energies on the treatment of Lyme and other tick borne diseases, usually referred to as “co-infections.”

She is located at:
3137 Barss Corner Road
Parkdale, NS B0R 1A0

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Ember Peters, RHP – Clinical Herbalist

Ember is based in Halifax, NS and Plainfield, VT. She teaches in the Family Herbalist and Clinical Herbalist programs at the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism, and sees clients in both Halifax, NS and Montpelier, VT.

Ember has been in clinical practice since 2014, offering sliding-scale herbal care from a trauma-informed and client-centered approach. She draws on on knowledge from Western Herbalism traditions, assessment tools from Classical Chinese Medicine, the latest scientific research, physiology, flower essence therapy and holistic nutrition. Ember’s interest and experience focuses on chronic pain, cancer, fertility autonomy, trans health, digestive issues, insomnia, resilience to stress, chronic infections, auto-immunity, thyroid imbalance, neurological conditions and emotional wellness. She uses over 100 plants, mushrooms and extracts, focusing on ethically grown/wildcrafted local medicines whenever possible.

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