ABOUT PLANTFED MAMA HERBS
Plantfed Mama and Plantfed Mana were founded by Master Herbalist, Plant-based Nutritionist and Holistic Health Practitioner, Candy Marx, after realising that many natural and herbal supplements contained herbs that are dangerous to pregnant women, infants and children. So, she formulated herbal blends that most can take! Most of our blends don't contain herbs that pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants and children can’t take, and we use smaller amounts of numerous herbs in some blends too. This is because taking one teaspoon of a particular herb, every day, can be too much on the body, so, we make up that teaspoon with smaller amounts of numerous herbs.
We use only organic and ethically-wildcrafted herbs, and we pride ourselves in not using any fillers, additives or preservatives. Our herbal blends are 100% herbs only.
We're proud to use 100% compostable mailer bags and satchels, and we pride ourselves in not using any plastic in our deliveries. When you receive your order, throw the mailer bag in your home compost bin or in your local industrial bin. We also use kraft paper and hemp string to eliminate sticky tape.
ABOUT CANDY MARX
Candy Marx (nee Maaka-Stoten) is a New Zealand-born Writer, Author, registered Master Herbalist, registered Plant-based Nutritionist, Kind Living & Wellness Influencer, Intuition Mentor, Philanthropist, a Mama of two, and an Award-Winning (former) Fashion Designer and Entrepreneur, behind the popular Instagram account, Plantfed Mama. Candy has been featured in national and international press, from The Sunday Telegraph (AUS), The Financial Review (AUS), The Dominion Post (NZ), Digital Journal (USA), Medium (USA), Ethical Style Journal (USA), Raise Vegan (USA), and The Times (USA), plus many more. She currently lives with her family in Sydney, Australia.
"I made the connection between animals and my food when I was still quite young. I grew up on a self-sustained farm and our pigs, ducks and chickens, in particular, were my best friends. And quite frankly, I didn't want to eat my friends. I went vegetarian as a kid, which was at a time when vegetarians didn't really exist - well, not where I grew up. Fast forward 15+ years to the start of my conscious vegan journey."
In 2009, Marx launched high-end fashion footwear label, KeilanaSkye, which became a household name after winning the QANTAS Spirit of Youth People's Choice Award in 2012; she was also named a finalist in the QANTAS Spirit of Youth Judge's Choice Award in 2013. Adding to her list of fashion achievements behind KeilanaSkye, she also dressed the Australia's Next Top Model's, Top 20, and showed at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Sydney, and in NYC and LA. But after switching from vegetarianism to veganism, in 2012, Marx rebranded her label in 2014 to align with her eco-vegan beliefs, changing direction into social philanthropy - behind KSKYE the Label.
Marx did a short stint working as an Editor for a small, online magazine, and continued to study, graduating in Marine Science, and Shark Conservation in 2016.
After experiencing the countless health and lifestyle benefits of a wholefoods plant-based diet, Marx then went on to study Herbalism and Nutrition. Marx holds a Diploma of Human Nutrition and a Diploma of Master Herbalism.
Marx is the host of the PLANTFED SOUL Podcast series, which was formerly known as The Conscious Blog.
In late 2017, Marx became an Ambassador for W.I.R.E.S Wildlife Rescue.
After spiritually mentoring many people around the world, Marx launched Mana Holistic Development and stepped into the role of Intuition Mentor, in which she developed a highly sought-after course, Advanced Intuitive Communication Development.