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Charoula Dontopoulos

Charoula Dontopoulos

Certified Herbalist, BCCP, BCHHP & HHA

Charoula studied Polarity Therapy and related Energetic Practices such as Elemental Reflexology, at the Columbus Polarity Institute.  She is a Board Certified Polarity Practitioner, through the American Polarity Therapy Association.  

She also has Diplomas in Elemental Reflexology, as a Holistic Health Practitioner, and as a Holistic Health Advisor, and Corporate Wellness Coach through the State of Ohio Board of Career Colleges and Schools.            

Charoula has been practicing Polarity Therapy and Elemental Reflexology since 1995 at Columbus Polarity.  Chakra Balancing – a passion of hers – combines Meditation and Botanicals. 

As an Herbalist, Charoula has been using Herbs & Botanical healing for at least 25 years.  She is a member of the American Botanical Council and the American Herbalist Guild. 

She has been faculty for 25 years under the Ohio Institute of Energetic Studies, the Institute of Holistic Health Careers, where she taught classes in Polarity as well as Herbalism. 

As an Organic Farmer, Charoula grows a lot of her own organic herbs at the Organic Farm, Wiseheart, in South-Central Ohio, where she makes most of her own herbal remedies. 

She specializes in Herbs and Energetic Foods, with a focus on supporting Wellness, through helping clients Detox, including choosing the right Botanicals to improve their health. 

Primarily, Charoula loves Herbs! She loves growing them, communing and interacting with them, picking them, making teas, tinctures, salves, and various oils with them. 

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Articles by Charoula Dontopoulos


Do you like Cocoa??? Who doesn’t, it is most pleasant, slightly strong and bitter, but delicious! I love it! Especially in the winter, who wouldn’t like to sit by the fireplace, with a delicious cup of Cocoa—it is sweet, it is a stimulant, and yet, amazingly, it does a great ...
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One might say that I grew up surrounded by beautiful fragrant bushes of Rosemary, thriving near the Mediterranean sea, and around my house in Greece. Rosemary is native there, and grows not just in fertile gardens but on the rocks at the edge of the sea. Rosemary – Ros Marinus ...
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SKIN ERUPTIONS: What on Earth Bit me this Time?!!!

Well, yes, it could be something rising out of the Earth, or flying in the Air, or swimming in the Water— we live with bugs on this planet, some of them crawling on the earth, some floating in water, some buzzing in the air.  And some can definitely carry diseases, ...
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St. John’s Wort

Hello, everyone! What a totally beautiful, true spring day today! I have been so preoccupied with things indoors that I almost missed going out to the garden, and running around to see what was up and what was blooming, AND what needed cleaning! I am sure there are gardeners reading ...
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The Bitter Principle

Spring is truly here, and for good! Green things are definitely sprouting out of the earth—tiny at first but so quickly spreading and growing and announcing: Spring is here!! A lot of the herbs that show up at this point of time are probably the strongest—they still have to put ...
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Powerpoints by Charoula Dontopoulos