Ember Peters

Clinical Herbalist

Ember Peters is a Western clinical herbalist and educator based in K’jipuktuk, Mi’kma’ki (Halifax, Nova Scotia).

Ember has been in clinical practice since 2014, focusing on providing accessible herbal care to people with complex chronic illnesses.

Guided by nature, their practice integrates scientific knowledge with energetic systems including Western herbalism traditions, the latest scientific research, phytochemistry, physiology, flower essence therapy, and holistic nutrition.

Ember is a Registered Herbal Practitioner with the Herbalist Association of Nova Scotia (HANS).

She has taught widely about herbalism at conferences and schools including the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism, the American Herbalists Guild Symposium, the Dandelion Seed Conference, The Wild Seed School of Herbal Studies, and the Elderberry Academy.

They recognize community-based holistic health as a tangible step towards collective and individual liberation and resilience.

Ember is a gender non-conforming settler of Ashkenazi Jewish and Greek ancestry and uses she or they pronouns.


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