Judith Berger is an herbalist, poet, writer and physician assistant. Born and raised in Brooklyn, her earliest contact with nature was through the prism of fairy tales, the wilds of her father’s backyard garden and the dark corridors of the local plant nursery,
where she first cherished the scent of soil. In Ithaca, where she went to University, she experienced her first encounters with the forest that would eventually lead her to study, teach and write about medicinal plants.
After obtaining her P.A. license, Judith returned to writing poetry, as a way to balance the left-hemispheric central nervous system focus of the medical field with the imaginal, mythic world so interwoven with nature. Over the years, Berger has ventured deeper and deeper into the woods, spending much of her free time backpacking in the Catskills and Adirondacks, studying animal tracking and mushroom identification as she continues to harvest plant and mushroom medicine for her clients, family and community and write about her encounters with the natural world.
August 30th, 2023 | 59 mins 16 secs
herbalism, herbalmedicine, herbalrituals, judithbergerherbalist, natureconnection, natureheals, reconnectingwithnature
In this episode of the Revelation Project podcast, Monica introduces guest Judith Berger, an herbalist, poet, and writer deeply connected to nature. Judith also talks about her book, "Herbal Rituals," and offers poetry classes and consultations for incorporating herbs into one's health.