Connie Karstens, MS
Connie sees clients privately at The Lamb Shoppe & Wellness Center near Hutchinson, Minnesota for wellness consultations. All consultations are by appointment only. Please schedule your appointment ahead.
Each wellness program is tailored to meet the individual’s specific needs. Connie integrates modern research, clinical, and time-proven traditional healing modalities. This holistic approach addresses the true underlying cause without masking the symptoms. She works to help support the body’s natural ability to restore a healthy balance.
Connie works to restore health for clients of all ages and a wide range of conditions. Her services include helping with digestive issues, skin conditions, autoimmune disorders, ADHD/ADD, anxiety, stress, fatigue, depression, sleep issues, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, balancing blood sugar levels, and much more.
Depending on your needs, Connie may offer the following modalities for your health journey:
Nutritional Supplement Therapy
Whole Foods Nutrition, Diet, and Lifestyle Assessment
Flower Essence Therapy
Stress Management Techniques or Other Wellness Services
Collaboration With Other Healthcare Professionals
About Connie Karstens
Connie Karstens holds a Bachelor’s in Biology from St. Thomas University with an emphasis on Nutrition and Botany and a Master’s in Health and Nutrition Education from Hawthorn University (now collaborated with American College of Healthcare Sciences). She taught college-level nutrition for 14 years. After completing several years of formal study in herbal medicine and an 18-month apprenticeship, she began her own clinical professional practice in 2005. She is certified as a First Line Therapy® Lifestyle Educator, Dietary Supplement Specialist (DSS), and a Minnesota Master Naturalist. Connie is the founder and CEO of The Lamb Shoppe & Wellness Center.
Connie grows, gathers, and uses many locally found botanicals for wildcrafted herbal tinctures, medicinal teas, infused oils, salves, and syrups. She also works with and teaches about Bach Flower and Flower Essence Services (FES) therapy.
She teaches classes extensively both privately, through the community and conducts numerous workshops to facilitate health and healing. In addition to herbal medicine, nutrition, and natural healing, she teaches a diversity of classes on sustainable agriculture, land stewardship, and wild edibles.
Connie is the author of an educational card set series on herbal medicine education and wild foraging. The set includes Nature’s Medicine, Garden Medicine, Making and Using Herbal Preparations Simplified, and Wild Edible Plant Collection.
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. If you prefer, you can complete the forms prior to your consultation. Together, we will discuss your situation and come up with a wellness plan that is achievable for you.
Please bring along:
Any supplements you take regularly along to your appointment.
A list of the medications you are currently on.
Forms - - Coming soon.
Follow-ups: Follow-ups are roughly 30-45 minutes. These visits are scheduled as needed to refine your protocol and address any necessary changes.
Please bring along:
Herbal tinctures/supplements are currently taking.
Initial Visit .… $95 (60-90 minutes)
Follow-Ups .... $54 (30-45 minutes)
Pre-Pay Package (3 Sessions) .... $180 (SAVE $23)
Please note that any herbal tinctures, supplements, flower essences, or other holistic remedies are extra. During the initial visit, select supplements are 15% off.
Are you looking for an interesting presentation, class, or workshop for your group? Connie is available to speak on a variety of wellness, nutrition, or herbal medicine-related topics.
Come to the Lamb Shoppe’s classroom and/or herbal garden with your organization for a truly unique experience. Or she can come to your venue, your office, your civic group, and even your home!
With over 30 years of speaking experience with all ages, Connie has a topic that can be a great fit for you or your group.
Medicinal Wild Plant Educational Walks
Wild Food & Foraging Classes
Become a Home Herbalist 9 Month Course (Level 1)
Home Herbalist Level 3
Flower Essence Fundamentals