Rhonda PallasDowney, BIH Instructor
Rhonda PallasDowney is a 1996 graduate of the British Institute of Homeopathy and has been an instructor for BIH since her graduation.
She is also the founder and product formulator of Living Flower Essences and the founder of the Center for Plant Studies & Healing Arts.
As an herbalist, Rhonda
completed a 500 hour certification program with Herbalist Matthew Wood in 1999, and her
love of plants and the doctrine of signatures inspired her
to become a flower essence practitioner.
Rhonda teaches plant life, healing journeys in nature and is the facilitator of the Center for Plant Studies Flower Essence & Chakra Healing Program Correspondence and Experiential Programs.
The Experiential Programs take place in the Verde Valley, near Sedona, AZ.
is deeply inspired by the powerful healing qualities of homeopathy, flower essences, whole plant medicine, and the Human Energy System.
considers plants her
friends, teachers, and guides who help her
grow and evolve in her
Rhonda hopes that through your awareness of whole plant medicine you will experience their healing qualities and awaken your appreciation for plants, flowers, nature, animals, yourself, and the universe.
Rhonda is a photographer of flowers, specializing in indigenous flora and she also teaches and speaks at various herb and healing conferences throughout the USA, as well as offers workshops through Sedona Wellness and the Arizona School of Integrative Studies which provide Massage CEUs.
With B.S. and M. A. degrees in Special Education from the Ohio State University, Rhonda also worked as an intervention specialist, support coordinator, and residential director for people with Special Needs and their families for nearly 25 years.
is the author of Voices of Flowers and The Healing Power of Flowers: Bridging Herbalism, Homeopathy, Flower Essences, and the Human Energy System.
produced a video selected in 2014 for the International Sedona Film Festival called "A Journey Into Plants and Flowers" featuring Native Plants in Sedona and the Verde Valley of the Southwest.
Among other interests, she
has also completed a 125 hour program on Neuro- Linguistic programming (NLP) and various herb, plant, reiki, reflexology and healing workshops.