Healing with Whole Plant Medicine

Art and Science of Herbal Medicine

Herbalist Phyllis Light Reviews Numen

Herbalist Phyllis D. Light shares her thoughts about the new version of Numen ~ thank you, Phyllis! “When I first saw the film Numen, I thought…

Comments and reviews of Numen

Here are some reviews of the new version of Numen ~ stay tuned for more or order your copy and let us know what…

The Healing Power of Nature: Kenny Ausubel in Numen

Kenny Ausubel, Bioneers Co-CEO and Co-Founder, in Numen: “Well there are many major natural medicine traditions: Chinese medicine, Ayurvedic medicine, Tibetan medicine, Native American, and many…

Numen partners

Numen Partners ~ Herbal Education

Our vision is for Numen to deepen conversations about what it takes to build grassroots, ecologically sustainable healthcare in communities across the country. We are developing…

Kitchen Medicine

Herbal How-To's
Healing with plants

7 Herbs to Have on Hand

My Favorite DIY Herbal Remedies The very best way to learn about herbal medicine is by using herb medicine, but there is so much…

Numen partners

Numen Partners ~ Herbal Education

Our vision is for Numen to deepen conversations about what it takes to build grassroots, ecologically sustainable healthcare in communities across the country. We are developing…

The Sustainable Herbs Project

The Business of Herbal Medicine
Collecting medicinal plants

Medicinal Plant Collectors for Runo

Knowing Where Your Herbs Come From  We’ll be sharing stories from the supply chain in many different ways: as 3-5 minute videos with information and…

Caring for what we love

Reflections on Love, Politics and Herbs

“It’s all about love” Like so many, I’m increasingly disturbed by the state of politics in the United States in particular, by not just…

How to Create an Urban Herb Farm

A Step-by-step Guide to Growing and Harvesting Your Own Medicine
Strawberry seedling ready for planting

Gardening in the Mist

Here in Southern California, it is the season of cloudy, overcast skies and cool morning temperatures. Weather nerds call this the marine layer, commonly…

yarrow flower is an insectary plant, a great choice for organic pest control

Organic Pest Control, Part II

Last week we began our discussion of organic pest control after an onslaught of aphids and caterpillars on my container garden. (Ok, “onslaught” may…