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Connie Karstens, MS

Wellness Consultations

Connie Karstens, MS, offers private wellness consultations incorporating whole foods nutrition, herbs, stress management techniques, and other natural remedies to support and build overall health and re-balance the body.

In her practice, Connie works to balance health for clients of all ages and a wide range of problems including digestive issues (acid reflux, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome), skin conditions (eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, rashes, acne), autoimmune disorders, ADHD/ADD, fibromyalgia, anxiety, stress, fatigue, depression, sleep issues, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, balancing blood sugar levels and much more.


To schedule a consultation, please call 320-587-6094.

  • Initial Consultation Session: (60 – 90 minute session)  $75.00

  • Follow up sessions: $45 per half hour

  • Prepaid Wellness Package Special: 3 Sessions for $145.00 – includes initial session and two follow-ups

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Connie Karstens, MS

T. 320-587-6094

    Private Consultations 

Connie sees clients privately at The Lamb Shoppe & Wellness Center near Hutchinson, Minnesota. All consultations are by appointment only. Please call ahead to schedule your appointment.


Each wellness program is tailored to meet individual needs. This type of holistic approach addresses the true underlying cause without masking the symptoms. We will work to help support the body’s natural ability to restore a healthy balance. 

Choices of modalities may include:

  • Herbal Therapy

  • Nutritional Therapy

  • Flower Essence Therapy 

  • Other Wellness Services

Herbal Tincture

About Connie Karstens

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Connie Karstens holds a Bachelor’s in Biology from the St. Thomas University with emphasis on Nutrition and Botany and a Master’s in Health and Nutrition Education from Hawthorn University. She taught college level nutrition for 14 years and also worked at a veterinary clinic. She is also certified as a First Line Therapy® Lifestyle Educator.

After studying medical herbalism for several years, she began her own clinical practice in 2005. Her key mentors include Mathew Wood, MSc, RH (AHG) and Lise Wolff, MSc, RH (AGH), but also include many other recognized herbal experts. She received her clinical training through an 18 month apprenticeship in Minneapolis.

Connie uses many local plants to make her own herbal tinctures, medicinal teas, oils, salves, and syrups.  She also works with the Bach Flower and the Flower Essence Society (FES) remedies and, at times, homeopathic remedies.

She widely teaches classes both privately and through the community and conducts workshops to facilitate health and healing. In addition to herbs, nutrition and natural healing, she teaches a diversity of classes on sustainable agriculture, land stewardship and wild edibles. 

What to Expect at Your Appointment

Initial Visit: The initial visit lasts between 60-90 minutes. When you arrive, you will be asked to fill out a few forms on your health history, current complaints, and wellness goals. Connie uses Chinese Medicine Pulse Testing to find an individualized plan to rebalance the body.

  • Please bring along:

    • Any supplements you take regularly along to your appointment.

    • A list of the medications you are currently on.


Follow-ups: Follow-ups are roughly 30-45 minutes. 

  • Please bring along:

    • Herbal tinctures/supplements currently taking. 

Please call 320-587-6094 to schedule an appointment with Connie Karstens, MS.