2021 The Future of Plant Medicine Summit
Program & Replays
Ancient Herbs for Higher Consciousness
In this session, Adriana Ayales discusses powerful spiritual herbs and plants that have been used for millennia to activate higher awareness, intuitive abilities and deep healing on every level—mental, emotional, energetic and beyond. These plants have been used by monks, yogis and shamans to assist meditation, prolonged states of concentration and to boost brain abilities.
In This Session You'll Discover:
- Folk and spiritual uses of featured herbs
- Historical accounts of how these herbs have been used
- Herbs to assist meditation practice, focused attention and cognition
Adriana Ayales is an author, educator, and rainforest herbalist from Costa Rica. She has extensively studied several healing traditions alongside master herbalists and Indigenous medicine peoples for more than a dozen years. From a young age, she was immersed in the fields of healing and herbalism, and devoted herself to learning from different ancient herbal traditions.
Adriana founded Anima Mundi, a successful apothecary and herbal medicine facility in Brooklyn, New York, that crafts medicines sourced from Indigenous peoples, wildcrafters, and honest farmers from around the world. Adriana, who has written two books, Healing Tonics and Adaptogens: Herbs for Longevity and Everyday Wellness, currently resides in Costa Rica, where she was born and raised.