2018 Ojai Herbal Symposium

The inaugural 2018 Ojai Herbal Symposium on “Natural Resilience” featured widely respected authors, teachers and experts representing modern herbalism, integrative medicine, integrative pharmacy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, and Chumash healing. Internationally recognized cannabinoid researcher Kevin Spelman, PhD, presented the keynote address along with two other lectures.

Visit this website or subscribe to our newsletter on the welcome page for updates on the 2019 Ojai Herbal Symposium on Saturday and Sunday, November 16 & 17, featuring keynote speaker David Crow.

Page header photo of Ojai Meadows Preserve by Laura Gruenther.

USC School of Pharmacy
MFT #107854, Dip. Phyto., RH (AHG), MCPP
RH (AHG); Ojai School of Herbal Studies
OMD, LAc, MH
Clinical Herbalist, SunRaven Apothecary
MD, Integrative Oncology
Native Women’s Herbal Medicine Festival
Director, Center for Ayurveda
rivendell aromatics
Chumash Elder & Educator
Event Director
FRIDAY EVENING
  • November 16, 2018 6:00 pm
    CHECK-IN & LATE REGISTRATION

    Check-in for those already registered. Late registration will begin Friday evening at Krotona Hall before the Opening Blessing by Julie Tumamait-Stenslie.

  • November 16, 2018 6:45 PM
    OPENING BLESSING

    Julie Tumamait-Stenslie has traced her family lineage from her father Vincent Tumamait to at least 11 known Chumash villages and as far back as the mid-18th Century. She is currently the Tribal Chair of the Barbareño/Ventureño Band of Mission Indians (Chumash)

  • November 16, 2018 7:00PM
    KEYNOTE ADDRESS

    Dr. Kevin Superman discusses “Insights into Resilience: The Human-Plant Connection”

SATURDAY
  • November 17, 2018 8:00 AM
    CHECK-IN & LATE REGISTRATION

    Check-in for the weekend will continue at Krotona Hall prior to the first talk of the day.

SUNDAY
  • November 18, 2018 8:00 AM
    MEDICINAL HERBAL GARDENS

    “Medicinal Herb Gardens – An Earthy Avenue for Community Health” at Earth Island Medicinal Herb Garden (1070 McAndrew Rd., Ojai CA 93023)

Full Weekend
Includes Saturday night PhytoPhunk Dance and Elixir Bar
$285
Friday/Saturday Spelman package
$175
Friday keynote address
by Kevin Spelman, Phd
$35
Saturday Only
$150
Sunday Only
$100
Other individual presentations
$25

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Event Details
  • Start Date
    November 16, 2018 6:00 PM
  • End Date
    November 18, 2018 6:00 PM
  • Status
    Expired
  • Acupuncturists, please note:
    We have been approved as Continuing Education Provider #1526 by the California Acupuncture Board. Ten of our classes are now approved for Category 1 credit for a possible 9 CEUs per person.
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