August harvest-Seasonal Vegetables and Fruit to enjoy right now ·

Seasonal Vegetables and Fruit to enjoy right now:

Zucchini! a cooling veggie to reduce heat in our bodies.

Potatoes! high in potassium, Vitamins B and C

Berries Berries Berries! rich in anti-oxidants

Tomatoes! a good source of lycopene and also cooling and detoxifying

Leafy greens! (Kale is still my favorite) Rich in magnesium, iron, Vitamins

— 08/09/2012 by Felicia

PDX Plant Medicine Gathering ·

Come to the Portland Plant Medicine Gathering 2011!

Dec. 2nd, 3rd and 4th 2011
Friday 7pm, Saturday and Sunday 10-6pm

at NCNM National College of Natural Medicine 049 SW Porter St.

Seasonal Herbal Diet Therapy Cooking Class: Integrating East and West on Saturday, December 3rd at 10:00 am
with Felicia Ferruzza, LAc

In this dynamic, colorful class, we will focus on diet therapy integrating Chinese and Western medicinal herbs with seasonal, organic whole foods and how to use your own backyard culinary and medicinal weeds in your delicious cooking! We will learn about 5 element theory and how it relates to the seasons, body systems, flavors, and colors in your diet.
Learn how cooking with Medicinal Herbs and whole foods for the Season can restore your balance!
Felicia Ferruzza, LAc. lives in Portland, Oregon with her family on their “urban farm”and is passionate about Herbal Medicine. She grows and wild-crafts many of the herbs used in their families’ natural, integrative, green hand herbal business: Mano Verde http://www.ManoVerdeHerbals.com and recently opened a natural health clinic and herbal medicinary on Alberta Street: Alberta Healing Arts Center! She is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Certified Herbalist with Western and Eastern herbalism training from both The Oregon College of Oriental Medicine and The National College of Natural Medicine, where she developed the Classical Chinese Herbal Medicinary. She has also apprenticed with Chinese medicine Doctors, Diet Therapists and Western Herbalists over the past 15 years. Felicia practices medicine in Portland and Manzanita, specializing in family health, including fertility, pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care. Felicia enjoys teaching about the healing plants and has taught at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine, The Northern California Women’s Herb Conference, Northwest School of Herbs, The Portland Plant Medicine Gathering, Cloud’s Hill Farm Children’s Camp and soon at her new clinic! Join the e-mailing list for future classes and events at: http://www.ManoVerdeHerbals.com

— 11/19/2011 by Felicia

Catering and Private Chef Services available ·

Felicia is available for catering events and private chef services.

Meals are gourmet, organic, healthful, and incorporate Seasonal whole foods with medicinal herbs.

She is very knowledgeable on the healing properties of the foods and herbs used within the meals and can customize meals to your individual or group needs or health concerns.

Her most recent catering event was with LunaGaia, a healing Yoga retreat on the Oregon coast.

A comment from one of the retreat participants:

“Your lovely meals were such a wonderful surprise this weekend. The food was really inspiring. My soul and body have been nourished and nurtured!” -M.H.

To contact Felicia for these services, call 503-230-0968 or e-mail

— 05/16/2007 by Felicia

Chinese Medicine Lecture with Felicia Ferruzza on KBOO radio ·

If you did not tune your radio to KBOO, 90.7 FM, on May 17 to hear excerpts from a recent lecture on Chinese medicine, you can hear the broadcast on the hosts’ MySpace page. The event took place at The Waypost cafe as part of their DIY Education lecture series.

— 05/06/2007 by Felicia

Now Taking Orders for Chinese and Western Herbs ·

We have a full Bulk/Raw Herb and Chinese herbal granule Medicinary. We are now taking orders: Bulk Formulas are only 6 cents per gram!

We will be happy to ship bulk or granule herb formulas to your clinic/office, or drop-ship to your patients directly. (So out of state practitioners can still take advantage of this great low price, with high quality herbs) We are making sure that we obtain the highest quality herbs, organic or wildcrafted Western herbs, and we go out the way to obtain Chinese Herbs that are tested for herbicides, pesticides, heavy metals, and micro-bacteria.

We have also created products that combine Chinese and Western Herbs including a Pregnancy and baby product line. We are also happy to custom make any products: salves, tinctures, powders or wans specific for your clinic or patients needs. If interested, we can e-mail you a wholesale price-list.

If you have any questions or orders, please send an e-mail or call 503-206-5309

— 05/06/2007 by Felicia

Earth Day 2007, Woodlawn Park ·

— 05/05/2007 by Felicia