Jul 132015
 
Special Free Edition for Herbalists

July Herbaria – Special Free Edition for Herbalists A Sneak Peek: The free July issue of the Plant Healer’s Herbaria Newsletter will be mailed out Monday, July 20th.  To be certain of receiving a download link, be certain to subscribe before then.  Simply go to our website and fill in your name and email address […]

Jun 242015
 
Connecting With Our Heritage Through Herbs by Dara Saville

CONNECTING WITH OUR HERITAGE THROUGH HERBS by Dara Saville An Excerpt from the New Plant Healer book: The Traveling Medicine Show: Pitchmen & Plant Healers of Early America Full color – 104 pages 8×11 – $24 – Order from the Bookstore Page at: www.PlantHealer.org Read the truth about the largely wonderful if oft maligned historic herb […]

Jun 142015
 
New Science, Vitalism, & Healing by Guido Masé

THE VITAL FORCE New Science, Vitalism, & Healing by Guido Masé Guido Masé is a clinical herbalist, herbal educator, garden steward specializing in holistic Western herbalism, valued columnist for Plant Healer Magazine, and esteemed teacher at the upcoming Traditions in Western Herbalism Conference atop New Mexico’s Sky Island (click on: www.PlantHealer.org/intro.html).  Guido’s teaching style is […]

Jun 082015
 
Getting The "Good" & "Bad" Out of Herbalism

The Good, The Bad, & The Efficacious Reassessing How We Think & Speak About Herbs, Ailments, & Ourselves by Jesse Wolf Hardin The following essay is excerpted from the Summer issue of Plant Healer Magazine, available by subscription. www.PlantHealer.org “Our chosen language can either further or limit an immediate goal or larger mission. And it is […]

Mar 262015
 
Shana Grover: Art for an Excellent Herbalist Teacher

We periodically like to profile our Traditions in Western Herbalism Conference teachers here, some of the best teachers in the herbal field today. Shana Lipner Grover was one of the popular of last year’s instructors, impressing attendees with her vast herbal knowledge and considerable experience, her passion and love for the plants, and her clear communication […]

Mar 152015
 
A Healthy Look At Anger

A Healthy Look at Anger Hospital-Caused Deaths, Twitter Indicators, Heart Attack & Prevention by Jesse Wolf Hardin Plant Healer Magazine The second greatest cause of deaths in this country are factors associated with conventional hospital care, from misdiagnosis to resistant infection and drug side effects, as my partner Kiva and I regularly lament.  Recently our […]

Jan 072015
 
The Ladder To Nowhere - Herbalists Deepen, Not Ascend

THE LADDER TO NOWHERE: In Herbalism We Don’t Ascend, We Deepen by Jesse Wolf Hardin To someone getting into herbalism for the first time, it might seem improbable that there be any competition, jealousy or even dissatisfaction among fellow enthusiasts.  Unlike in other fields, herbalists are usually laid back and generally uncomfortable with the competitive […]

Oct 162014
 
Ebola: Truth & Claims by Jesse Hardin

EBOLA Truth & Claims ————by Jesse Wolf Hardin——— Plant Healer Magazine – www.PlantHealer.org   The intense level of misinformation, paranoia and fear mongering in the news and social media leads me to want to rake away at least some of the B.S. that’s fast piling up in the stall.  As usual, it’s not “all good,” […]

Aug 122014
 
An Herbal Cosmology by Sean Donahue

The following excellent article by Sean Donahue is a drawn from the latest (August) issue of the free Herbaria Newsletter.  If you haven’t subscribed, you can still download a copy of this 60 pages long edition here: Plant Healer’s Herbaria Newsletter PDF This piece is an advance excerpt from the upcoming Fall issue of Plant […]

Jun 082014
 
The Healing Arts & The Art Of Healing

Intro: The following is a chapter from our newest book The Enchanted Healer, by my partner Jesse Wolf Hardin.  The Enchanted Healer is our only full-length book with all full-color pages, covering the topics like herbalism and shamanism, medicines of the enchanted forest, body/mind balance, the heightening of awareness and the senses, plant spirit and […]

Feb 102014
 
Unity Manifesto: Celebrating Differences, Healing Schisms

UNITY MANIFESTO: Celebrating Differences, Healing Schisms by Jesse Wolf Hardin Factionalism & Diversity Plant Healer is dedicated to encouraging and celebrating diversity in herbalism.  This means including, welcoming, and empowering students, enthusiasts and practitioners of every kind, from hobbyists and plant-fans to folk herbalists, clinicians and academics, no matter what their level of expertise or […]

Jan 232014
 
A Holistic View of Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism, & ADHD

Asperger’s and Autism are much misunderstood conditions, featuring brain and behavioral patterns that are abnormal but in some ways more interesting and advantageous.  The problem for anyone dealing with this condition, is finding the healthiest ways of functioning in this society without dissing one’s true nature, gifts and needs.  Asperger’s has made things difficult for […]

Dec 092013
 
Interviewing Jesse Wolf Hardin of Plant Healer

Interview with Plant Healer CoCreator JESSE WOLF HARDIN by Melanie Pulla My dear life and work partner Wolf Hardin has interviewed over 30 different herbalists and wildcrafters for Plant Healer Magazine (www.PlantHealerMagazine.com) and books over the past 5 years, sharing the in-depth stories of the best known herbalists but also up and coming new voices […]