Ember Peters is a clinical herbalist and educator based in K’jipuktuk, Mi’kma’ki; so-called Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is the founder of Wild Current Herbalism, co-founder of Nature Rising Herbal Alliance, and faculty at the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism. Ember has had a busy clinical practice since 2014 with over 3,000 hours of direct clinical experience, focusing on providing accessible sliding-scale herbal care to people with complex chronic illness. Guided by nature, their practice integrates scientific knowledge with energetic systems. Ember is committed to a herbal medicine culture that is rooted in racial justice and empowerment for all bodies; a culture that aims to challenge and dismantle the impacts of colonialism and capitalism on our relationships with each other, our bodies and with the land; and recognizes community based holistic health as a tangible step towards collective and individual liberation and resilience. Ember is a gender non-conforming white settler of Ashkenazi Jewish and Greek ancestry, and uses she or they pronouns. She is a Registered Herbal Practitioner with the Herbalist Association of Nova Scotia.
Ember is offering sliding scale classes and acute consultations during the COVID-19 pandemic.