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Meet The Team

Ancestral Herbiary is Black Owned & Operated. 
Our team consists of a talented group herbal enthusiasts who all have a passion for plants. 
We connect people with plants and the earth through teaching about herbalism and the empowerment of bioregional herbal medicine. These connections are foundational for a sense of place and, in turn, nurture a reverence and responsibility for the health of the planet.

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Iya Ifayomi Fasola

Founder . Iyanifa . Herbalist

A Ferguson native with roots in Mississippi, is an Ifa Priestess, also initiated in Egbe and Olokun. While having a life experience with Rootwork, she has a background in Organic Chemistry & Nutritional Wellness. She incorporates her experience as a Iyanifa, studies with Mvskokxe (Muskogee) elders, into her work. 


Ifayomi combines her knowledge herbal medicine, nutritional counseling, homeopathy, study as an Iyanifa, & Onisegun, along with other tools to help you manage your overall health.  She focuses on wellness and emphasize prevention and self-care.  We seek to heal the underlying causes of health problems and not just the symptoms.

Deniece (She/Her)

Executive Assist

Deniece works as a Birth and Postpartum Doula. She hopes to incorporate her knowledge in the power of herbs, and use them in her Birth Work. With a combination of herbs and crystals, Deniece helps people prepare a calm and powerful birth, proper postpartum healing, and support for healthy and successful breastfeeding.

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Lamont (He/Him)

Customer Service

Lamont, while providing outreach to his community, has been learning under Ifayomi in ways to incorporate herbalism in the lives of Black Men locally. He currently uses fashion as a method of outreach. He uses clear, direct, and compassionate communication & practices in his work with the public.

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Our Team?

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“Often, people take herbal medicines for a physical response,
but what they find is that the body responds in an
emotional way to the plant medicine they’re taking.” 

We are open 5 Days a Week, excluding holidays.

111 Church Street

Ste 215

Ferguson, Mo 63135




Sunday: Closed
Monday: 10 am – 5 pm CST
Tuesday: 10 am – 5 pm CST
Wednesday: 10 am – 5 pm CST
Thursday: 10 am – 5 pm CST
Friday: 10 am – 5 pm CST
Saturday: Closed