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Take a Plant Safari Walk with Jean and Discover the Secrets of Nature



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Come experience the Re-connective Healing Power of Medicinal Plants and Nature with Ethnobotanist (medicinal plant specialist) and Healer Jean Francois Sobiecki, as he takes you on a Journey through the beautiful and peaceful Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve in the South of Johannesburg

You will learn about South Africa’s most powerful healing plants used by the Izangoma (diviners) and Izinyanga (herbalists), how traditional medicine is prepared and used, the role of psychoactive plants in healing, wild edible plants and more…

For enquiries regarding costs of the Plant Walks please contact Jean at phytoalchemist@gmail.com

Testimonials: https://www.tripadvisor.co.za/Attraction_Review-g312578-d12707666-Reviews-South_African_Traditional_Healing_and_Medicinal_Plants_Tour-Johannesburg_Greater.html

Learn about nature on a plant safari

African Medicinal Plant & Traditional Healing Tour & Training

You are invited to an uplifting and informative day in nature learning and experiencing the healing power of medicinal plants.

The tour & training will occur first at the Faraday muti market in Johannesburg,where we will buy samples of plant medicines and discuss Traditional Medicine dynamics there, after which we go through to the serene and revitalizing Klipriviersberg nature reserve (Mondeor South JHB) to experience the healing power of plants and nature.

Jean covers on his tour:

*How to identify, prepare and use South Africa’s most powerful healing plants such as Artemisa afra (Umhlonyane), Pentanisa prunelloides (Icimamlilo), Inkomfe, Wild camphor, silene and others..

*How to prepare and use herbal plant medicines through: steaming, washing, tinctures, decoctions, smudging, smoking, ointments etc.

*The nutrition of medicinal food and tonic plants and how to use them for improved health and wellness.

*Understanding the global cross cultural technology of using plant medicines to heal mind and body and applying this to detoxing, shamanic dietas and personal inner growth and development.

*Applying medicinal plant knowledge for landscaping, wellness, medicine and cultural studies-anthropology. Exploring the career as an ethnobotanist or plant researcher.

*What is traditional medicine and being a healer? Understanding the initiation process.

*Knowing what medicinal plants we can use to effectively treat stress, anxiety and depression.

*What are psychoactive plants and how do they heal the mind. Examples covered in depth: Ayahuasca, San Pedro, (Psilocybe mushrooms) and Ubulawu. What is their role in the initiation of South American & South African healers.

*Wild Edible Plants and Survival Skills and more…

Please bring a notebook, hat, good walking shoes for moderate hiking, snacks, pack lunch and water.

*I can also include guidance on personal healing journey during the tour.

The Tour is applicable to students and practitioners who want training to build on their medicinal plant knowledge and to those who want to have a rare and unique experience learning about Nature. 

Times are from 9:00 to 3:30pm. Dates can be arranged according to your availability.

Cost: Individuals-practitioners: R2500 pp.

Group rate (2 or more): R1700 pp.

Testimonials: https://www.tripadvisor.co.za/Attraction_Review-g312578-d12707666-Reviews-South_African_Traditional_Healing_and_Medicinal_Plants_Tour-Johannesburg_Greater.html

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