Herbal quality & safety: What to know before you buy

We explore what to look out for when buying good and safe herbal products.

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Is there hope after Cop26?

Herbalist Sebastian Pole explores how we, as herbal organisations, suppliers and herbalists, can stand...

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Toward a sustainable future for frankincense: An ancient medicine in a modern world

Dr. Anjanette DeCarlo and Stephen Johnson explore the many changes the sustainable trade in...

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A brief history of herbal quality assessment: From Ancient Rome to 21st century mitochondria

Quality control has been an issue for as long as humans have used herbs...

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Kava: Mythical origins and epic coevolution

Origin Myths from various cultures and religions are fascinating examples of oral tradition. Bill...

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Aphrodisiac Plants Used in Ayurveda: Complex Formulas, Ancient and Modern

Matthew Clark takes a historical glimpse at plants and formulations used in Ayurveda as...

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Endangered Plants and Women’s Health: Fertility Herbs At Risk

Susan Leopold, Executive Director at United Plant Savers, discusses why plants used for women's...

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Environmental Sustainability of Medicinal Plants (Part 8)

Roy Upton explores how traditional healing systems have developed in developing countries compared to...

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First do no harm: A call for sustainable herbalism in clinical practice

Josef Brinckmann explores what it takes to make a herbal medicine practice part of...

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The Relevance of Complementary and Integrative Medicine in the COVID-19 Pandemic

In light of the adverse health risks faced both at the population and individual...

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The Jade Screen Project

The Jade Screen Project (JSP) offers immune-enhancing and anti-viral herbal formulae for front line...

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Do You Know Where Your Herbs Come From?

Do you know how herbs for herbal medicine are harvested and by whom? Paying...

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Healing the Whole

How herbs are changing the face of the world through a holistic approach to...

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The Story of Life: People, Plants and Planet

However hard we might try not to be; we are all interconnected. Each living...

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Plants: Love ’em or loathe ’em, we can’t live without ’em!

Plant foods, herbs and spices, are all about information. Our bodies use the information...

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Fair for plants as well as people

Pat Thomas discusses how we can meet the ever-increasing demand for herbal medicines in...

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