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Precision Health Consultation & Education Services 

Your Virtual Resource Center for


Finding New Integrative Health Solutions and the


Best in Precision Self-care - with Plants as Partners


...and More!

Welcome to
Golden A
pple Healing Arts!
Self-Care Institute
Nurse-Herbalist Institute
Choreosophy Institute

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Do you want greater balance in body and peace of mind? Explore the power within you to heal yourself!

Our Mission ~

To Serve Humanity Through Health Care Reform Knowing that Health Care Reform Begins with Self-care.

Our Vision~

Creating community for the teaching and learning of precision Self-care with plants as partners to promote greater balance in body and peace of mind.

  • Self-care resources for everyone! 

  • Self-care educational events, training, and wellness retreats!

  • Self-care support for nurses, health professionals, teachers, and coaches!

What Golden Apple Offers:

Certification Programs

Our Founder and Executive Director

Dr. Martha Libster, nurse scientist, award-winning historian, Clinical Nurse Specialist, and Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, has been working to improve health care systems and services for over 25 years. She specializes in precision consultation and education services with innovations in botanical Self-care and has advanced the integration of healing traditions with emerging health science to the public, health professionals, and acclaimed institutions on five continents


Click the Golden Apple and join the Self-Care Institute today!

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Newest Books by Dr. Martha

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Precision Nursing Science
For Self-study or Course-ready Textbook 
Now available as
paperback and e-pub download

Precision Self-care for Nurses
The Elements of Care® Program for Beating Burnout!
Now available as paperback and e-pub download

  •  Elements of Care® Nurse-Herbalist Certification Program, Module 2
    Online self-paced study with recorded webinars
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A Unique Plant Perspective

Plants are a vital part of the healing practices of the peoples of the world.  They are a part of modern bio-medicine and ancient healing traditions.


Wise people of many cultures have prophesied that the 21st century would be a time when people would find greater ways to integrate traditions and emerging science.

Our unique plant perspective is rooted in the:

  •  translation of hundreds of clinical trials,

  •  incorporation of biomedical research of plant constituents,

  •  integration of years of historical evidence from healing traditions,

  •  application of holistic botanical healing techniques

  •  and knowledge gained from direct participation in plant-human partnerships.

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.

 Attributed to St. Francis of Assisi and Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 - 1971)