privacy policy + terms of service

because... beaurocracy.


By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not continue the use of this site. Your continued use of the site will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.


In using this site you acknowledge and understand that the products, educational content, and statements made herein have not been evaluated by the [highly suspect] FDA / US Food & Drug Administration. The information provided is based on the traditional, clinically examined, and ancestral applications of the natural materials that we include in our products and educational content, and is offered for personal development and edification.

While Ash Ritter has rigorously studed herbalism and ethnobotany since 2002, recieved mentorship & practiced in clinical settings, and apprenticed in a licensed naturopath doctors office for two years, she is not a licensed physician or MD.  According to the FDA, herbalists cannot "cure, treat, perscribe medicine", practice surgery, etc.

Specific recommendations, protocols, and advice are best given with full consultations and access to complete medical history, otherwise, you are only getting part of the puzzle. Enjoy and apply wisely, and at your discretion. Consult with your trusted practitioner for further guidance on healthcare matters.


Writing, curriculum, and formulations are uniquely creative expressions of Ash Ritter & Black Sage Botanicals. Please contact [email protected] to request permission for reprinting any writing on this website, or in any classes offered through this website, in-person, or via other platforms. Ash Ritter holds sole authorship of the educational material offered here, and we kindly request that you not copy or rebrand video recordings, curriculum notes, lecture titles, etc. without permission and honoring original authorship. Thank you!


When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, or arrange for a delivery, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only, and nothing else. 

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If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact us at [email protected]