03 Jan Renée Camila
Renée (she/ella) Camila is a bilingual (english and spanish) yerbera and traditional birthworker. Born and raised in San Francisco on Muwekma, Ohlone, and Ramaytush territory as the child of Nicaraguan immigrants, her practice La Yerba Buena Herbs draws from her Spanish and Indigenous (Chorotega) ancestry. Trained in Indigenous energetic herbalism by Karyn Sanders and Sarah Holmes of the Blue Otter School of Herbal Medicine, Renée has been in clinical practice since 2016. Following in the footsteps of her ancestors, she is also a student of Mesoamerican Traditional Medicine (MTM) and Curanderismo. She is dedicated to the empowerment and healing offered through plant spirit medicine when practiced with a social justice lens. She offers energetic herbal consultations, traditional birth care, folk medicine for ritual use, and classes. She is also one of the hosts of the Herbal Highway and co-founder of the Now and Then Herb School.