Francisca Santibanez

Francisca Santibanez portraitFrancisca is a Sonoma County based herbalist, wellness guide, medicine maker, educator and founder of Life As Medicine Way School of Sacred Living, Plant Spirit Talk course, Medicine Spirit Mentorship and Plant Spirit Essencials. She also offers Wellness Consultations, Plant Spirit Initiation, PSI Apprenticeship facilitation training and Whole Soul guidance through her private practice out of Sebastopol.   

Raised in South America, she spent her childhood in Brasil and Chile, and later in life returned to study traditional Amazonian plant medicine in the jungles and mountains of Peru.

Her courses focus on cultivating ritual space for deep sharing and healing, to learn integrative life skills, spiritual tools and plant based healing practices for more intimate engagement with nature and the healing process. She weaves in ancient wisdom and practical beliefs from her native South with the modern urban context of the North. Her aim is to create community space and support her students and clients in their personal and familial healing and fulfillment of their soul purpose. 

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