About Us

Aleli Estrada

Herbalist - Teacher - Guide

Founder of the Anima Botanica School of Harmonic Herbalism

Creatrix and Soul Muse at Anima- Botanica.com


The apothecary at Anima Botanica is nestled in a quiet mountain retreat over looking a tranquil year round mountain stream in Southern California. At the heart of this labor of love is its Founder, Herbalist, Teacher and Guide, Aleli Estrada, happily teaching herbal medicine courses and developing, handcrafting and Reiki infusing her masterful herbal blends in a beautiful crystal grid while singing medicine songs with her children and apprentices.

We love Life. Everything we do at Anima Botanica is dedicated to honoring the soul of the whole being, of the plants and of the planet. Using organic ingredients in our herbal creations, minimal and recycled materials in our packaging and sourcing hand crafted and fair trade products at every turn possible, Anima Botanica is committed to offering the world natural and  elegant allies in body mind spirit whole being wellness and beauty.

Our herbal studies courses from the Anima Botanica School of Harmonic Herbalism weave together wisdoms, folklore and techniques from the world's healing traditions along with the most up to date, useful modern research on plant chemistry, health and holistic care in wellness to offer students and apprentices a powerful toolkit for bringing personal wholeness and the best of herbal medicine home in practical, down to earth and oh so fun ways. There is sure to be a course for you in your own journey through life.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of 5 Anima Botanica favorite handcrafted herbal care products goes to providing whole being wellness education and herbal wellness kits to women and children's shelters and to supporting bee sanctuaries everywhere.

We are so happy to be in connection with you and are grateful for the gift of you at your best in our world.