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 172015
A Taste of Inspiration: Free June Issue of Herbaria

The over 50-pages long June issue of Plant Healer’s Herbaria Newsletter releases Monday afternoon, June 22nd.  To be certain of a copy, sign up for a subscription beforehand, absolutely FREE, at: www.PlantHealer.org And for now, here follwoing is a little taste of Herbaria’s latest inspiration and information: Our friend and nearest wilderness neighbor is Denise […]

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 […]

Apr 142015
Free Herbal Ezine - April Issue

Planning continues for the upcoming Traditions in Western Herbalism Conference, and the release of yet more Plant Healer books and magazines… but somehow or other we are managing to also make time for another supplemental Herbaria Newsletter.  Herbaria is absolutely free to anyone subscribing, with the upcoming April issue containing 50 color pages of herbal […]

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 202015
Free March Issue of Herbaria for Herb-Lovers

Free March Issue of  HERBARIA If you haven’t already, subscribe to Plant Healer’s absolutely free Herbaria Newsletter for a monthly dose of herbal information and skills.  The exciting March issue will be released soon, containing 2 inspiring interviews and 4 articles for herbalists and anyone interested in using plants for medicine: 1. Paul Bergner brings us the History […]

Mar 092015
New Book: The Herbal Wisdom Treasury

Now Available To Order: HERBAL WISDOM TREASURY Vital Knowledge & Essential Skills –––Selections from Plant Healer Magazine 2010-2014––– Edited by Jesse Wolf Hardin & Kiva Rose – Foreword by Paul Bergner 345 pages, b&w, 8.5×11”  – Over 1,000 illustrations – Softcover $29 Order Your Copy Here Now presenting a collection of intriguing, information-packed articles for the students […]

Feb 232015
Sneak Peek: Plant Healer Spring '15 Issue

It’s time for our quarterly Sneak Peek at the upcoming Plant Healer Magazine.  Our Spring issue is yet again over 280 pages long, with another diverse selection of never before published articles covering the information, skills and issues of importance to herbalists.  After a Winter of energies stored in the roots, we can feel the […]

Feb 092015
Folk Herbalism, Passion Flower, & Nettles Recipes

Announcing The February Issue of Plant Healer’s FREE HERBARIA NEWSLETTER Folk Herbalism, Starting an Herbal Business, Passion Flower, & Wild Nettles Recipes The 40 pages-long February issue of Herbaria will be sent out to subscribers this Wednesday, the 11th.  These supplemental newsletters are absolutely free, but you must be subscribed to receive a copy. Subscribe by […]

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 […]

Dec 012014
TWHC Advance Tickets Discount

New Conference Website, Kiva’s new Moss & Mezcal Botanica, an Updated Bookstore and Discounted Advance Tickets On Sale For The 2015 Plant Healer Event! –Discount Ends Jan. 1st– Discount Tickets for the 2015 Traditions in Western Herbalism Conference For the 6th year in a row, Plant Healer presents an incomparable event for the folk herbal […]

Nov 112014
2015 Traditions In Western Herbalism Conference

Announcing The Most Amazing New Conference Site: A Veritable Fairy Castle Atop a Sky Island Wildland! In the past few weeks, the two of us have spent over 300 hours painstakingly researching potential conference sites throughout the West.  Finding our required combination of sufficient classrooms, comfy lodging, free camping, wilderness surroundings, and closeness to an […]

Oct 132014
Free Herbalist Newsletter, HerbFolk Pictures

Download The October Herbaria Newsletter Special Issue – Over 80 Pages Long! The latest issue of Plant Healer’s Herbaria Newsletter is a rather crazy 82 pages long, almost triple the size of most monthly issues.  Part of the reason for that is the bonus section featuring attendees’ stories of their experience at this year’s HerbFolk […]