About Dixie Pauline
Dixie Pauline, RhAHG. Clinical, Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild.
Dixie Pauline brings over a decade worth of healing experience as a clinical herbalist, hospice care provider, event medic, caregiver, herbal first aid trainer, and community organizer. Her healing work is rooted in a deep commitment and passion for health, wellness, justice. In addition, Dixie finds great passion and purpose in sharing the miraculous healing power of plant medicines with others. Her plant medicine practice is informed by her professional experience, her own healing journey, and organizing work with Traditional Elders over many years.
Dixie’s background and experience in grassroots, community-led organizing, is what inspires her work that connects healing and transformation with organizing for justice and collective liberation. She is dedicated to exploring the use of plant medicines for healing from individual and collective trauma stemming from oppression.
Trained as a Wilderness First Responder and Emergency Medical Technician, Dixie Pauline has coordinated herbal first aid clinics and wellness spaces at gatherings, campaigns and frontline/campaign actions across the country. Dixie is also a volunteer with MASHH (Medicine For All Seeking Health and Healing), a collective who provides herbal education, first aid and wellness clinics at large outdoor gatherings, resistance campaigns, and disaster zones in the Pacific West Coast. She has maintained a steady clinical herbal practice in Lisjan/Ohlone Territory, known as the San Francisco Bay Area, since 2008.
Training & Experience:
Clinical Herbalist, 2008-present.
Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild (RhAHG).
Medicine for All Seeking Health & Healing Collective’s herbal first aid clinics and wellness tents at events. 2011 – present.
Wilderness First Responder Trainings and assisting: 2018; 2015, 2014, 2004.
Community organizing with front and fence-line grassroots communities. 1997-present.
The dhyana Center, Ten month, 200 hour program that includes Ayurvedic foundations, diagnostics, aromatherapy, herbs, & whole food nutrition. 2014 – 2015.
Blue Otter Herbal School, Clinical & Energetic Herbalist Programs 2009 – 2011.
Ohlone Center of Herbal Studies, 30 month Program 2004 – 2007.
Emergency Medical Technician, Chabot College 2005.
Catalyst Project’s Anne Braden anti-racist, anti-oppression training. Political education and leadership development designed to support the vision, strategy, and organizing skills of white activists in becoming accountable, principled anti-racist organizers building multiracial movements for justice. 2008 training, 2012 assisting.