Rob Santich is a practicing herbalist with 35 years clinical experience and operates a busy herbal practice in Newport, Sydney.
Rob has taught herbal therapeutics for many years in both the major under-graduate Sydney Colleges. His under graduate positions included heading the botanical medicine faculty at the Australasian College of Natural Therapies in Sydney and lectures in Herbal Pharmacy at Newcastle University and herbal therapeutic at Western Sydney University. Rob’s has also held post graduate teaching positions with the former Graduate Diploma and Masters in Phytotherapy, University of New England, Armidale, NSW. He has served on the board of directors of the National Herbalist Association of Australia for 5 years and as a member of the Complementary Medicines Evaluation Committee, Therapeutic Goods Administration for 3 years. Rob is also a director of TiTree Spirit Herbals P/L a company invested in promoting products based on Australian Native essential oils in the US and China. He has a special interest in ethnobotanical studies particularly Australian native medicinal plants and essential oils and remains a grass roots manufacturing herbalist. Rob also travels to the Pine Ridge Lakota Indian Reservation in South Dakota USA to learn Lakota ways, take part in ceremonies and learn traditional Lakota herb use.
- Web: www.robsantich.com
- Facebook: @thesweetgrass