Meet the Team
Alka Deshpande,MH, RH(AHG),CNT, BCHN
Clinical Herbalist, Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition
Alka is a Registered Clinical Herbalist with American Herbalists Guild (AHG) and is Boasd Certified in Holistic Nutrition, Registered as professional member with all necessary credentials with National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP).
Being a Physics graduate from University of Mumbai (India) with a strong work background of over 10 plus years in Pharmacy Compounding and formulations with a Licensed Pharmacy personnel in state of VA , she decided to pursue the journey of Holistic Health Education in 2014 by achieving her diploma as “Master Herbalist” with certification in Foundations of Holistic Science and Family Herbalism at Natural Healing college, Sacramento CA.
She further took her Professional Herbalist training with Advanced clinical skills, and Nutritional Therapy certification at International Integrative Educational Institute.
She’s trained in Ayurveda (an ancient art of medical herbalism from India) nutrition, Herbalism with body typing, Western and Chinese herbalism and has experience working with clients with hormonal imbalances, metabolic syndrome, chronic inflammation and pain management, and cardiovascular health.
She’s an active member of Medical Reserved corps (MRC) and certified as Youth Mental Health First Aider. She serves as faculty at the International Integrative Educational Institute since May 2019.