Shanna Poveda is an indigenous herbalist, grower, and mental health advocate. She is passionate about guiding others towards healing through plant medicines, community, and ceremony. Shanna currently lives on Miami and Kickapoo land (Indiana), where she wears many hats involving community and healing events. She stewards a small farm of plants and animals, and she is an avid forager. Shanna is an advocate for a holistic approach to healing ancestral and generational trauma, substance abuse, and mental health. She found her way to herbalism through her own recoveryjourney and is passionate about supporting others in their desire to grow. Shanna is the owner of Wild Mint Apothecary, an apothecary that incorporates farmed and foraged herbs into an assortment of beauty and wellness products. She also hosts herbal education workshops and healing ceremonies. You can follow her journey at @medicinemija on instagram and visit her website at