Aniko is an herbalist who runs her own business called Wild Origins. She offers herbal products geared towards self-care like salves and balms, bath teas and herbal deodorant. She also teaches workshops all around Columbus with the aim of empowering others to use herbs to balance their bodies and to better their lives.
In this episode, we talk to Aniko about why herbs are so damn cool, how becoming a mother has affected her business, and her business origin story -- which was born from a place of trying to solve one of her own problems. Aniko's passion for herbs is absolutely infectious -- listen on to find out more!
Topics discussed in this episode:
Empowering yourself to solving your own health problems through research
Being given “permission” to share your work
How herbs balance the body
The different between using herbs for acute issues versus preventative issues
How our modern medicine distances us from herbs
Using your business to create the type of life you want to live
Running a business as a new mother and shifting your expectations of what that looks like
Resources & References for This Episode
Adaptogen Herbs - Ashwagandha and Holy Basil
Vitex (Chasteberry) - Reproductive Health herb
Rosemary, Passionflower, Skullcap - Herbs to deal with acute migraine pain
Feverfew - Preventative measure for migraines