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About Dan

Dan De Lion is an earth herbalist, forager, musician, and teacher. He teaches through Return to Nature, providing classes, lectures, and seminars on wild food foraging, mushroom identification, herbal medicine making, as well as primitive and survival skills with a focus on wild foods and forest medicines. He also incorporates the philosophies of yoga, alchemy, meditation, and mysticism into his classes, lectures, and seminars and brings a deep rooted indigenous medicine perspective of practicing intuition with plants, in a systematic and earth-based way – Check out more at www.returntonature.us.

The 2018 Return to Nature Herbal CSA 

We at the Return to Nature apothecary are elated to be offering our 4th year of handcrafted herbal goods to the community through our Herbal CSA program.  Our Herbal CSA is loaded with herbal goodies, full of wildcrafted, and organically grown and purchased ingredients to help you maintain health throughout the year! 

You can join our herbal csa subscription by signing up for a full year of our love infused goods, which begins in April 2018 with our first of 4 packages sent to you throughout the year!

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Upcoming Foraging Herbalist Mentorship ONLINE!

We’re excited to launch the upcoming 2018 online mentorship program with Dan de Lion of#Returntonature…

Hope you will join us for a year of exploration of the natural world together with live interactive support and live videos to help guide your journey with the wild world.

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Foragemobile Tour Live Class From Cincinnati, Ohio

Heres a look at yesterdays live class at Enright Ridge Urban Eco-Village, in Cincinnati, Ohio where we will be explored the wild foods, mushrooms and medicinal plants of their backyards, forest edges, and woodland habitats.

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The Foragemobile Westward Winter Teaching Tour!

Huge thanks to all who donated to our 24 hr facebook Foragemobile fundraiser! Your donations helped me compensate for part of the cost of the solar set up, and gave me funds to plan the winter tour (dates below) with … Continue reading

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This Weekend – Foraging and Herbalism Retreat at Monroe, NY

Join us for an herbalism retreat at Ananda Ashram (www.anandaashram.org) where we explore medicinal and edible wild plants, mushrooms, and explore herbal principles from medicine making, to healing, and constitutional herbal principles which apply to our yoga practice.

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New Seasonal Tincture Additions!

Check out our new seasonal tincture additions to the herbal apothecary!

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Upcoming Foraging Classes – Central NJ

This weekend, I’ll be teaching a round of classes in central NJ, seeking fruit, nuts, the last remaining greens, and hopefully, if we get rain, more fall mushrooms!

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Return to Nature Tincture List

Heres a look at our current list of herbal and medicinal mushroom tinctures!

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Datura – A Topical Pain Remedy

Datura is not a plant to take lightly, and is heavily misunderstood as a medicinal plant. Meanwhile the opiate epidemic is running rampant, and this plant is an amazing topical pain remedy.

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Foragemobile Update – Wood Flooring!

Heres a look at the wood floor now on the #foragemobile !!!

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