Earth connection, craft, & care guided by our natural, spiritual, & cosmic worlds.

Kat Sanchez is the creator of Guided Botanicals. She is a first-generation mixed Chicana born and raised on Kizh Land, Whittier CA. She is a garden guide, herbalist, aromatherapist, & artisan who has been growing healing gardens for 20+ years.

Kat enjoys inspiring and guiding community in remembering their connection to the land and traditional healing through her writings and in-person knowledge shares. While also crafting for Guided Botanicals and her home apothecary Kat believes in empowering people to create their own herbal remedies and magical potions from mindfully sourced ingredients. She also offers garden guidance from a foundation that honors local native ecosystems while focusing on creating growing spaces that heal.

Guided Botanicals is grateful for the support and guidance we have received over the years from family and friends, thank you!

Kat welcomes you to learn more about her aromatherapy services, herbal remedies, and curios that are both practical and magical. You can view Guided Botanicals thoughtfully sourced web-botaníca here.


See noted educational experience below.

2011: UCCE LA County Master Gardener

2012: Wild Gardening course series with Arborist Darren C. Butler

2014: Soil, Composting, & Biofiltration workshop series with Nance Khelm

2013 – on going: Various western herbalism courses

2018: Alchemy Panel Discussion with Cathy Skipper, Dr. Florian Birkmayer, John Steele, and Roxana Villa

2018: California Edible Native Plant Workshop with Barbara Drake, Tongva elder and medicine woman

2018: Native Plant Propagation with Antonio Sanchez

2021: Aromatherapy Certification Course, The School for Aromatic Studies

Kat has led several gardening and herbalism workshops over the years. From the LA County Arboretum to local parks, community gardens, university classrooms, and plant nurseries; she’s had a wide range of experiences that have enriched her teaching approach. Her earth care, craft, and cultivation are guided by our natural, spiritual, and cosmic worlds.