Jillian VanNostrand, R.N, graduated from Brown University, magna cum laude, ’76, with a degree in psychology, and also from Newport Hospital School of Nursing, ’83. She has been a professional medicinal herbalist, registered nurse, certified midwife, sex educator and counselor for both adults and adolescents. She is also a colon therapist with advanced certification and a 22-year private practice. She has 40 years of formal education, practical knowledge, and teaching experience in natural well being and regulation, with a focus on women’s health.
Jillian co-authored the Radical Weeds series of herbal gardening books:
Wild Woman’s Garden: Seven Radical Weeds for Women Over 40
“The Wise Woman Way is presented here in open-armed abundance!
— Susun S. Weed, author & herbalist
Alewife’s Garden: Seven Radical Weeds for Brewing Herbal Ales
“This is a great book!”
— Stephen H. Buhner, author of Sacred & Healing Herbal Beers, 2002
Serenity Garden: Seven Radical Weeds for Stress Relief
“Delightful books that clearly and simply explain how to grow and use key herbs.”
— American Herb Association