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Ancient Roots Mothering 

                                                                                Special Announcement!!


                                                                            The moment has finally arrived!

Ancient Roots Mothering: Roots, Nettles and Sage ( are offering our premiere course in Herbal Medicine!!!


ARM: Intro to First Aid will get you started on your herbal medicine journey with pdfs, recipe cards, demonstrations and a live Q&A with our 3 favorite ARM herbalists, Gilla Weiss of, Chava Dagan of and J. Rivkah Asoulin of and


This is now available to buy as a recorded course. To watch on your own time...    


To register, please send an email and payment to via Zelle (preferred) or PayPal. For payments in Israel, please contact for bank transfer, paybox or bit options.

We can’t wait to share our favorite healing remedies with you!



Ancient Roots Mothering: Roots, Nettles and Sage is a monthly seminar podcast in collaboration with the Root and Branch Association, LTD.

Hosted by J. Rivkah Asoulin, Chava Dagan and Gilla Weiss.   Roots, Nettles and Sage seeks to bridge the gap between the oral traditions of our ancient ancestors and our intuition and understanding of today. We explore a wide range of topics about parenting ourselves and our children from a self-sufficient, off-the-grid, natural, intuition and evidence “Bina Based,” paradigm. Please register to join us here.  We will also be adding workshops to our offerings…coming soon!


J. Rivkah Asoulin is widely known as Wise Woman Fertility, where she serves as an herbalist, fertility consultant, women’s health educator and lecturer, certified kallah teacher (and balanit) and is the creator of JFAM; the only Jewish sympto-thermo method of fertility awareness. J. Rivkah is also the founder and executive director of Ancient Roots Israel, the first international herbal conference and community in Israel.


Gilla Weiss is a birth doula and herbalist (with a background in massage therapy) who serves both her local community and women worldwide. As the mother of 8 kids, including one with special needs, Gilla combines her experience of birthing, nursing, homeschooling and conscious parenting with her skills in the healing arts to empower women as they transition into motherhood .

Gilla also creates herbal products and offers hands-on herbal workshops.  Gilla can be contacted through her website


Chava Dagan runs Nettles and Pins; a farm, website and folk school teaching skills she learned and expanded on, while serving in the Peace Corps in Sri Lanka. She holds a degree in psychology and is certified in natural health, colonic hydrotherapy and herbalism. She, together with her husband, have six boys and live in the SW Negev desert. She is the author of Mother’s Pearls: The Revival of Parenting, available in both English and Hebrew. Chava continues to write blogs about these and other various topics on her website 

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