Krista Dawn Poulton

Krista Dawn Poulton is a Medical Herbalist in private practice in Victoria, BC. Krista balances her private practice as a faculty member at Pacific Rim College, teaching courses in herbal medicine and medicine making, along with supervising clinical training. Krista is passionate about medicine making and has a full dispensary created 95% from herbs she has grown or from tinctures she has made herself from either percolations or macerations.
Ethical wild-harvesting, cultivation, and developing those intimate relationships with plants fuels her spirit and her practice. Education, medicine-making, and herb growing along with women’s health are strong passions for Krista. Krista has focused her continuing education within women’s health with herbal mentors such as Aviva Romm, as well as Fertility Symposiums and Women’s Health conferences.
Krista has lectured at the Canadian Herb Conference is 2020 on the Ethics and Sustainability Panel and Menstrual Cycle Tracking & Herbal Medicine for Practitioners; American Herbalist Guild Symposium in 2019 on PCOS herbal Treatment Strategies, and Menstrual Cycle Tracking & Herbal Medicine for practitioners; Kootenay Herb Conference in 2016 & 2018, with Colleen Emery’s Mentorship Program in Winlaw, the Herb Gathering on Vancouver Island in 2017 on Menstrual Cycle Charting and Herbal Medicine and offered a combined practitioner intensive workshop with her Bev Maya in the Winter of 2018 &2020 at Pacific Rim College


Practicum Details & Availability

Krista mentors intermediate to advanced clinical students and runs her practicum blocks over two weeks. Krista’s clinical apprenticeship will be focusing on clinical experience with hormonal health patients including intakes, follow-ups and analyzing lab results, dispensary management skills, and medicine-making techniques such as fresh plant macerations and percolations from her permaculture herb garden.

Current Available Practicum Dates:  TBC