Feb 042013
Divergent Streams: Herbalism & The Mainstream

DIVERGENT STEAMS OF HERBALISM Alternative Healing & The Mainstream by Jesse Wolf Hardin Excerpted from Wolf’s upcoming book “Plant Healers and Wisdom Keepers”, and will also appear an  in the Summer 2013 Issue of “the Magazine Different”: www.PlantHealerMagazine.com Intro:  One of the most difficult things facing anyone, is the tension between the pressure to fit […]

Jan 302013
Announcing:  Free Sample Issue of Plant Healer Magazine

Announcing: A Free Sample Issue of Plant Healer Magazine PDF Download Gift 140 Pages, 20 Complete Articles, Over 250 Illustrations “Plant Healer is amazing… the most beautiful magazine I’ve ever seen, bar none!” -Phyllis Light —————– We’re giving away a free 140 pages long Plant Healer Magazine Sample – the size of a small book!  […]

Nov 212012
Creek Indian Medicine, PHM Excerpt by Phyllis Light

Creek Indian Medicine by Phyllis D. Light Intro: Phyllis is one of the more naturally insightful herbalists we know, as well as one of the few in our community blessed to have grown up in a place-based healing tradition.  Southern Appalachian Herbalism is informed not only by African, Celtic and other European strands, but by […]

Nov 192012
Plant Healer Sneak Peek... & Community Alert

Plant Healer Sneak Peek… & Community Alert Releasing Dec. 3rd is the Winter issue of Plant Healer, Issue #9, continuing our mission to not only inform and inspire, but also assist the revitalization of our folk herbal community. New Content We’ve added 2 new departments this quarter.  The first is called “The Herbalist Mother: An […]

Nov 042012
Plant Totems: Identifying Our Most Personal Herbal Ally by Jesse Wolf Hardin

The following is excerpted from a much longer piece featured in the current issue of Plant Healer Magazine, and that will be included in Wolf’s next book, “Finding Our Medicine”.  As far as I know it is the most extensive and inspirational work ever done on the seldom explored subject of personal, practical plant totems.  […]

Sep 242012
Plant Healer Annual Volume 2 - 1,000 pages!

We’re fresh back from putting on our 3rd annual event for herbalists, now called The Herbal Resurgence Rendezvous: Medicine Of the People, By the People, For the People.  What a shindig!  There were more participants, and there was more diversity, energy and excitement than ever before!  One of our first tasks after getting home, was […]

Aug 262012
Plant Healer Call For Writers: U.S. & International

Plant Healer CALL FOR U.S. & INTERNATIONAL WRITERS (Herbalist, Wildcrafter, Grower, Activist…) Plant Healer Magazine – the “magazine different” – is calling for new writers with new perspectives and a deeply personal and powerful style… on subjects related to herbalism and herbal related arts and culture.  We have a cadre of awesome authors contributing to […]

Aug 132012
Last Printing of the 2010-2011 Plant Healer Annual

Last Of The 2011 Plant Healer Annuals – And Upcoming! Limited Number Remaining: 2011 Plant Healer Annual Book We’re down to our last 70 copies, and with the upcoming release of the 2012 version, it’s uncertain if we will be printing any more of the 2011 Annual – 800 pages of articles, interviews, photos and […]

Jul 302012
Interview with Curandero Charles Garcia

Plant Healer Interview with Charles “Doc” Garcia (curandero) In Dialogue With Jesse Wolf Hardin – May, 2012 Doc Garcia is the founder of the California School of Traditional Hispanic Herbalism, street herbalist and well intentioned provocateur, as well as a regular Plant Healer writer and teacher at the Traditions In Western Herbalism Conferences.  His teachings […]

Jul 172012
Greek Herbal Medicine: The Four Qualities and the Four Degrees by Matthew Wood

Intro: The following is an excerpt from the Spring 2012 issue Plant Healer, herbalist Matthew Wood’s excellent explanation of the basics of Greek Herbal Medicine, a predecessor to subsequent Western herbal healing traditions.  This never before published work is an example of the contributions Matt has been making to Plant Healer Magazine through his regular […]