The lost book of remedies 2021
The Power of Plants
By Dr Nicole Apelian
Who is Nicole Apelian?
Nicole Apelian is a scientist, PH.D, professional speaker, herbalist, researcher, expeditionary leader, safari guide, anthropologist and successful entrepreneur.
Nicole love to share her knowledge and expertise of nature connection, wild plants, indigenous knowledge, natural wellness and survival skills with the all globe.
Growing up in Massachusetts, Nicole’s reference to nature started at an early age.
Her stepfather was an infinite influence, offering constant support as she explored her surrounding environment and mentoring her through outdoor activities like foraging for wild plants, hunting and fishing.
When Nicole Apelian got into natural life?
Nicole’s first exposure to true wilderness living began years later while working as a field biologist in Botswana.
Following employment as a steward with the US organisation, she began tracking and researching lions in southern Africa.
Nicole immediately fell dotty with the African landscapes and therefore the San Bushmen’s way of life.
The San Bushmen are still living the hunter-gatherer lifetime of their forefathers and have kept a awfully close connection to their ancestral roots and also the nature around them.
Later, while working with the San Bushmen, Nicole completed her doctorate, focused in anthropology within the sector of Sustainability Education.
Years of visiting the San Bushmen and developing strong relationships within the tribe allowed Nicole to find out many of the primitive skills and remedies she uses and teaches others today. Nicole has worked as an adjunct professor at Prescott College, an adult educator for the Audubon Society of Portland, and as a teacher at various schools, universities and leading conservation education schemes.
Nicole Apelian on TV
Nicole was also a contestant of the second season of History Channel’s TV series “Alone”.
She thrived within the wilderness on her own for 57 days with little over her knife and her wits! understand about Nicole’s experience on the show here.
An unexpected diagnosis of MS in 2000 led Nicole to use her research skills towards her own personal recovery.
When nothing she was told to undertake worked Nicole developed a healthy living strategy, specializing in holistic wellness practices.
Through simple changes in her lifestyle and eating habits and taking her own natural remedies, Nicole was able to restore her lost vitality and move to become a founder and first guide for her own tracking and wildlife safari company, Eco Tours International.
Nicole continues her work with the San Bushmen of the desert to help them find strategies to preserve their traditions and is currently cataloguing thousands of indigenous plant uses with a community of Naro Bushmen who regard her as family.
At her target the geographic area, Nicole makes her own herbal tinctures, ointments, decoctions, poultices, etc.
From local plants committed to assist others find the proper natural remedy for them.
When she isn’t off teaching survival skills camps, travelling or working hard to hone her remedies Nicole likes to spend time along with her two sons surrounded by a tight-knit community.
Nicole holds regular foraging and survival workshops within the wilderness where she coaches people that want to be more self reliant using plants for food and remedies.
Her survival plant expertise was employed in various movies and television shows. Among them, ‘Leave No Trace’.
In it, a father (Ben Foster) and his daughter (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie) create a hidden direct the canter of Portland’s Forest Park. Knowing a way to forage, a way to raise food and gather water, and the way to detect outsiders were the essential skills Nicole taught the daddy and daughter to survive within the wild. Nicole realized that, while helping some people along with her workshops, she can’t possibly reach all people who need her plant knowledge.