Nature-based healthcare is not a radical concept. Principles and practices from societies around the world have been passed down through generations and merged, adapted, modernized, and localized for integrative wellness that is both current and timeless. The natural medicine chest is full of curious abundance from plants, minerals, mycorrhizae, and more. To explore this abundance is to open up to a health practice that is full of possibility and personalization. Let us be your connection to a vast network of growers, makers, practitioners, and teachers that will help you navigate the world of wellness.

The Vervain Team

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Meet Dr. Nicole Pierce, NMD- Licenced Naturopathic Physician. A Boise native who began her medical career at The National University of Natural Medicine, in Portland, Oregon. Nicole's interest and joy is in connecting people to one another. Co-creating The Vervain Collective was a manifestation of her passions for community building and wellness care. Naturopathic medicine requires an integrative, systematic approach to formulate a treatment plan tailored to the individual; focusing on the cause, not just the symptoms. Effective community building shares a similarly systematic approach. Nicole looks forward to welcoming you to the Vervain plant-based apothecary, to learn about your needs over a cup of tea. You will walk away feeling supported with some advice to incorporate into your health routine and most likely an introduction to a new person or product line you will adore!

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Meet Kelsey Nunez. Kelsey’s in love with her garden and eager to expand her knowledge of the powers of plant based health through The Vervain Collective. She explored a career in alternative health care in early college, but chose to become an attorney instead! She has years of experience building partnerships around energy, the environment, and sustainability while focusing on building community and support for local economies and purpose driven ventures. In 2016, she became a Fellow with the Sustainable Economies Law Center and launched her own firm, Law for Conscious Leadership, which is committed to supporting others as they develop meaningful livelihoods and create a more resilient economy. She is also works with the sustainability consulting firm, Warm Springs Consulting. She brings her passion for lifelong learning, infusing love into business relationships, and pursuing new adventures to The Vervain Collective.