- ABOUT -
Increasing your vitality through health education and body work.
We provide a full apothecary of teas, tinctures, essential oils, fun local gifts, organics, zero waste items, plants and even a wellness clinic offering a variety massage modalities and other amazing services. In addition we will be offering classes related to health, plant nerdy things, environmental sustainability and inspired living.
Taking care of ourselves and the planet.
Herbin Alchemy is committed to sustainability. Creating gentle, effective and integrous products is our mission. If the end result is not in alignment with the greater good of our community and our world, then we believe it isn't good for ourselves either. I hope you enjoy the product line. I have spent years studying and smelling and testing and developing it. And please sign up to receive emails because there are some more really neat products to come.
Increasing your vitality through health education and body work.
Herbin Alchemy & Massage specializes in vitality work. Through herbal consultation, body and energy work, and therapeutic products my intention is to co-create a holistic path for you to actualize your health goals. Additionally, we use only organic ingredients in our clinic treatments, and source local products whenever possible. Herbin Alchemy & Massage is your place for rest and renewal.
I look forward to serving you!
Talai Franz is the founder of Herbin Alchemy
Licensed Massage Therapist
Talai is a licensed massage therapist specializing in Thai and Western style massage. Whether you have a kink you need worked out, or you are just looking for some nurturing and relaxation, a visit with Talai will leave you feeling balanced and restored. You can also count on added services such as plant brushings, reflexology or other healing modalities to be incorporated into your session.
Aside from hands-on healing work, Talai has also been practicing as a community herbalist and aromatherapist for over 10 years. She is well equipped to discuss and make recommendations for a variety of health concerns. Talai has direct experience with pregnancy related issues, children's health, stress reduction, acute situations and more. Her medicine chest includes Western herbs, essential oils, flower essences, herbal baths, and other helpful remedies.
In her free time, Talai can be found tending to her children and her urban homestead or creating a delicious culinary dish...it might have flowers on it. Her passion for environmental sustainability makes her a strong advocate of local and ethical consumerism. She loves the outdoors: hiking, biking and camping are activities she participates in regularly.
Catherine Perry is a big-hearted, witchy-woman on a life-long quest to support others through earth-centered healing modalities, personalized spiritual practices, deeply present witnessing, and great big bear hugs! As the granddaughter of farmers, Catherine has always found solace, and felt great awe, being alone in nature, and credits her early childhood in Kansas with beginning her love of the natural world.
In 2006, Catherine graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver with her Bachelor’s degree in Holistic Health and Healing, and in 2015 earned her Master’s degree in Women’s Spirituality from The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, California. After living in Seattle, Washington for several years, Catherine joyfully returned home to sunny Colorado in 2018 – where her studies on herbal medicine, aromatherapy, flower essences, crystal healing, and shamanism began many years ago!
As a community herbalist & aromatherapist, she shares her passion with the community through workshops & classes, ceremonies & rituals, and is now supporting our clients & customers at Meadowsweet Wellness and Gifts!
Melia O'Malley is a botanical skincare specialist
Melia’s struggle with cystic acne ignited her passion for skin care. In her quest to love the skin she’s in, she received her esthetics license in 2005 and her Bachelors in Nursing from The University of Colorado in 2008. Melia began her training in the art of acne facials and came to believe in a holistic approach to skincare and self-care. Believing taking care of one’s self on every level: physically, emotionally and spiritually is the cornerstone to a good life. Melia is drawn to the art of eyebrow shaping and believes they are the frame to the window of your soul and should be treated as such. Melia’s attention to detail and beauty makes her an artist in all she does.
Melia has always been drawn to botanical skincare lines for their effectiveness and aromas. She believes in the power of plants and that a quality product helps to keep up one’s skincare ritual. Melia struggled for years with seasonal and mold allergies, it was the addition of essential oils to her life that kept her allergies away, her skin in check and her family's health vital. Melia is well aware of the complexity of the skincare market, the multitude of choices, the hard to pronounce ingredients and the clogging and caustic factors to avoid. She is also conscious of the number of daily decisions to be made can be overwhelming and that no one has the time to research face cream ingredients. Her mother’s best friend was diagnosed with breast cancer and frustrated with her quest for a safe non-toxic skincare line. Melia is thrilled to tell her and others, look no further! evanhealy! Not only is evanhealy certified organic, it is meticulously handcrafted from seed to seal. Ingredients are based on the healing vitality of earth and plants and only include nourishing oils, hydrating waters, and mineral-rich clays. Ingredients are consciously sourced worldwide from woman co-operatives, tribal villages where the plant indigenously thrives and American family farms.
Melia is a fifth-generation Denverite, proud of her deep roots and grateful for her many connections. She is the mother of three wonderful children, two girls, and a baby boy. She takes care of herself with yoga, meditation, reiki, therapy, adventures in nature and the intentions of peace, love, and joy. Melia believes that you must fill your well before you can fill others and receives great joy in helping others fill their wells. Melia hopes that you will come and soak up the majesty of nature and pamper yourself in the serenity of Meadowsweet’s vitality.
Logahn Ezman is a Reiki Master, Herbalist in Training, & Light Bringer
Logahn, has been a lover of the plant world since she was a child. She is new to plant medicine and is having a blast at Meadowsweet learning about blending, plant allies, supplements and other vitality work modalities. Apart from spreading the love of reiki to others, Logahn’s other passions include skiing, exploring nature, dancing and live music, and connecting with other like-minded beings.
Joelle Moushati Community Herbalist, Energy Worker, Reiki Practitioner
Joelle has been working in the field of health and wellness for the last 13 years. She is an herbalist, nutritionist, musician, yoga instructor, and energy worker. Her focus lies in bringing energetic imbalances within the body’s systems back to homeostasis. She believes that health and wellness go beyond the physical body, it involves the mental, emotional, and spiritual/energetic aspects as well. A session includes reiki, crystal healing, and breathwork to restore balance and promote vitality, alongside other forms of vibrational medicine such as flower essences, aromatherapy, and herbal remedies where indicated.