Juliette de Bairacli Levy lived her life as an original rebel, feminist, eco-warrior, animal rights activist, poet and herbalist. After studying for 2 degrees in veterinary medicine at the Universities of Manchester and Liverpool, Bairacli Levy left England to study herbal medicine in Europe. She travelled across Turkey, North Africa, Israel and Greece, and took up residence with local tribes people, gypsies, and farmers with the goal of learning their natural wisdom, the wisdom that had not been found amongst books at university. She lived a long and colourful life from 11 November 1912 till 28 May 2009.  During her life she wrote several well-known books on herbalism, nomadic living in harmony with nature, in addition to fiction and poetry illustrated by Olga Lehmann. A truly inspirational women.

If you would like to hear more about her life – here is a link to a amazing documentary about her life made in 1998…


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