Surrounded by an incredible diversity of plants, talented herbalist Doña Vale produces a vast range of natural remedies and healthcare products. Using extracts from plants grown in her own garden or collected from nearby forests, Doña Vale’s products offer natural and sustainable alternative to the harsh chemicals usually found in commercial health-care and beauty products.

Her products include:

  • Natural health remedies
  • Soaps and body lotions
  • Organic shampoos and conditioners


  • Gift shop in the facilities of the Sierra Gorda Alliance. Av. La Presa s/n, 76340 Jalpan de Serra, Qro.
  • Casa de Artesanías Jalpan, Av. Fray Junípero Serra s/n Centro, 76340 Jalpan de Serra, Qro.
  • Jalpan Historical Museum, Av. Fray Junípero Serra s/n Centro, 76340 Jalpan de Serra, Qro.
  • Casa de Artesanías Tancoyol, Plaza principal, Tancoyol, Qro.
  • Las Mariposas workshop, Soledad de Guadalupe, Qro.
  • Natural Remedies Valen workshop, Carizal de los Sánchez, Qro.

Natural Remedies Valen Workshop

Always interested in plants and their uses, Doña Vale began making natural remedies 18 years ago, after attending a course in herbal medicine run by a local priest. Since then, she has been busy making natural remedies and skincare products.

Her products soon became popular among family, friends, and neighbors, who all became regular clients. When she outgrew her makeshift kitchen workshop, Grupo Eológico Sierra Gorda supported her to establish a micro-enterprise, build new workshop, and obtain further training.

Today, Vale’s products continue to be in demand and provide her and her family not only with a sustainable income, but also with the sense of pride that comes from self-sufficiency.

Book a workshop

Groups of 15 to 60 people (ages 11 and up) can learn to make a vaporub or ointment in just two hours. At the end, you will be able to take the product home with you.