Lian Bruno is a clinical herbalist and the founder of Puff Herbals. She’s the author of Puff Into The Present Moment, a zine that explores anxiety from an herbalist's perspective and offers insight into working with herbs through smoke, published by Flower Press. In addition to writing all of the blog posts for her business, Lian has also contributed to HerbRally and Miss Marijuana. Lian holds a bachelor's in anthropology from Ithaca College, a Master's in Museum Studies from the Harvard Extension School, and completed a 3-year clinical herbalism apprenticeship at the CommonWealth Center for Holistic Herbalism. Lian was recently awarded a Cosmic Sister Emerging Voices Award for her work in advocating herbalism for smokers of all plants. When she’s not working on her business or writing about plants, she can be found studying and practicing kung fu, cooking, and mushroom hunting. You can listen to her on the HIGHTEA podcast or follow her on Instagram @puffherbalsmokes and @forest_floor.