Ecological Medicine

Social, Political and Environmental issues
Our vision for local medicine

Our Vision: A Local Medicine Movement

Here’s our vision: Households, urban and rural, with pots of medicinal herbs: Thyme, Sage, and Rosemary on their back porch. Echinacea and Garlic grow…

Healing with Whole Plant Medicine

Art and Science of Herbal Medicine

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

Kitchen Medicine

Herbal How-To's

Herbal First Aid and Emergency Relief

By Sandra Lory, herbalist and educator. Mandala Botanicals This is an updated version of Sandra’s incredibly thorough handout on herbal first aid for emergencies that…

Herbal Allies for Managing Fevers

By Larken Bunce, MS, Clinical Herbalist & Co-Director Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism, Montpelier, VT ©2009 Fever is the immune system’s first response to infection…

How to Make Herbal Salves

By Dana L Woodruff, community herbalist, health educator & medicine maker.       Dandelioness Herbals, Montpelier, VT. © 2010 A salve is a blend…