Kitchen Medicine

Herbal How-To's
Tips for using garlic to support immune health.

Garlic: An All-Star Winter Remedy

by Larken Bunce, MS, Clinical Herbalist & Co-Director  Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism Garlic (Allium sativum) is one of our most versatile medicines, providing…

digestive health

8 Easy Steps to Digestive Health

By Larken Bunce, MS, Clinical Herbalist & Co-Director Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism, Montpelier, VT The health of our digestive system is central to our…

Healing with Whole Plant Medicine

Art and Science of Herbal Medicine
Rosemary Gladstar

Guido Masé Reviews Numen

We love this quotation from herbalist Guido Masé’s recent article on Numen: “… It’s something akin to the essence of life itself. The ancients called this…

Botanical Industry

The Business of Herbal Medicine
5 reflections on the herb industry

5 Initial Thoughts on the Herb Industry

Impressions of the Herb Industry We’ve just returned after almost five weeks of visiting herb farms, primary processing centers, and finished product manufacturers of herbal…

Sustainable Herbs Project visit to Agrimed.

Photos from Agrimed in Germany

Here are some photos from our visit to Agrimed in Germany. Agrimed is a producers’ association for medicinal and spice plants in which approximately 60 farmers have…


Processing Tea: Visiting Pukka Herbs

Following Medicinal Plants from Pukka Herbs through the Supply Chain by Willow Forbes, Sustainable Herbs Project Intern On Tuesday, August 3rd we visited Infusion…

Ecological Medicine

Social, Political and Environmental issues
Grassroots Medicine Round up

Grassroots Medicine Round Up from the Numen Blog

What is Grassroots Medicine? To us, grassroots medicine means plant-based, locally grown medicine. Grassroots medicine is community-based knowledge about self-care and preventative medicine, the kind…