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About Amy



Digestive wellness

Immune Function

Thyroid Health

Diet and Detoxification

Stress & Anxiety

My Story


Amy Branum is an herbalist, Ayurvedic practitioner, flower essence therapist, and mother. She has a deep passion for plants, their medicine, and the amazing transformations they can inspire in people. Helping people to heal and teaching this work is her passion. Since she first began working with herbs in 2000, she has been able to do nothing else. 


Over the past 3 years, Amy has been teaching  the Herbal programs at The Wild Temple School of Yoga & Herbal Wisdom. She has recently founded the Northern California School of Botanical Studies. She has a clinical practice, Lasya Wellness & Vitality, at the Integrated Ayurveda Clinic in Grass Valley, CA.

Amy has helped people with a wide range of health problems such as all digestive disorders from indigestion, food sensitivities and constipation to IBS and ulcerative colitis. She helps many people with anxiety, stress, insomnia, menstrual disorders, thyroid conditions, and autoimmune disorders. Her ultimate goal is to help clients of all ages and health issues to achieve their fullest potential of happiness and well being with herbs, flower essences, diet and lifestyle.


Amy graduated in 2002 from the University of North Carolina -Asheville with a degree in Biology and focus on Botany. Before graduating college, she began her studies with herbs and flower essences in the Appalachian mountains and has continued her education throughout the years with professional conferences and workshops. She graduated from the California College of Ayurveda in 2013 as a certified Ayurvedic practitioner and is a professional member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA). Amy is a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild.


Before moving to California, Amy worked in Asheville, NC as a teacher, resident Clinical Herbalist, and administration at the Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism. She is also a founding board member of the North Carolina chapter of United Plant Savers. For 3 years, Amy organized the Wellness Center at the Southeastern Women’s Herbal Conference. She had an herbal body care company for 8 years and has contributed her Honey Face Mask recipe in The Herbal Bath and Body Care Book by Heather Lee Houdek. 




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