2016 Symposium Sponsors

The American Herbalists Guild is deeply grateful for the generous support of our sponsors. Their contributions allow us to continue to fulfill our organizational mission and support the important work of our members as herbalists in their communities. 

Our sponsors include some of the leading herb related businesses in the world. Let them know you appreciate their support of the Guild. See a complete list of our sponsors, and links to their websites, below:

Gold Sponsors

Gaia Herbs

Gaia Herbs is a leading herbal brand in North America, with more than 200 patented Liquid Phyto-Caps™, liquid extracts, functional powders and herbal teas to help support and maintain optimal health. From seed to shelf, Gaia is deeply committed to the purity, integrity and potency of each product.

Traditional Medicinals

Traditional Medicinals Tea offers a quality difference in wellness teas not found anywhere else. For over forty years, we've been passionate about connecting people with the power of plants. We’re committed to using high quality pharmacopoeial grade herbs and embracing ingredient purity, sustainability, and social and environmental activism. We were and are pioneers in the wellness tea categories and will continue to lead the way.

Silver Sponsors

American Botanical Council

ABC is an independent, nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information for consumers, healthcare practitioners, researchers, educators, industry and the media.

Bastyr University

Bastyr University offers a range of graduate, undergraduate and certificate programs in naturopathic medicine, acupuncture, herbal sciences, permaculture, nutrition, ayurveda and more. The fully accredited private, nonprofit University has two locations in San Diego and Kenmore, Washington.

Herbalist & Alchemist, INC

For over 30 years, Herbalist and Alchemist has manufactured Practitioner-quality herbal extracts and exclusive formulas developed by David Winston RH, (AHG), internationally known lecturer, author and ethnobotanist. H&A is committed to producing quality products from plants organically grown or ethically wild-crafted.

Mountain Rose Herbs

From product quality and sustainable packaging, to fair trade practices and watershed conservation, Mountain Rose Herbs takes pride in doing business right. Their core belief that people, plants, and planet are more important than profit guides everything they do.

Red Moon Herbs

For 22 years, Red Moon Herbs has specialized in handcrafting fresh and potent herbal extracts, salves, oils, vinegars, syrups, and other weedy medicines harvested in their peak season from the heart of the Appalachians. We also focus on organic, locally cultivated or consciously wildcrafted herbs for teas, infusions, and medicine-making.

Standard Process

Since 1929, Standard Process has been dedicated to the field of nutritional supplements and the whole food philosophy introduced by Dr. Royal Lee. Discover just how resilient your body can be when given the proper nutrition.

Yogi Tea

Yogi has over 60 tea blends, many of which are created using the five original Yogi spices.

Copper Sponsors

Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine

An herb school integrating Western herbal medicine and Chinese medicine with a focus on clinical skills and medicine making.

Earth Roots Apothecary

Holistic herbal nourishment for the body, mind and spirit. Our products are handcrafted in small batches in the Appalachian Mountains using organic, wildcrafted and ethically sourced plant materials.

Five Flavors Herbs

Five Flavors Herbs, Inc. has been manufacturing high-quality herbal products that unite Western and Chinese traditions since 2007. Our shop in Oakland includes a manufacturing facility as well as a retail storefront serving herbal practitioners and the general public.

Four Elements Herbals

Dedicated to organic growing, certified since 1990, owing deep respect and gratitude for Nature, the source of their healing ingredients.


Healthy people and planet has always been their focus, passion and mission and that along with their commitment to their founding principles will never change.

Host Defense® Organic Mushrooms™

Fungi Perfecti® is a family-owned, environmentally friendly company specializing in using gourmet and functional food mushrooms to improve the health of the planet and its people.


Real mushrooms, organically cultivated and naturally grown as nature intended. Concentrated into a form that provides benefits so you know your product actually works.

Sister Sage

At Sister Sage Herbs, we grow and nourish the plants from seed to harvest at our medicinal herb farm on Vashon Island, WA. We create tinctures and balms with our own herbs in small artisan batches to ensure potent and vibrant formulas. We are honored to be a part of your self health care routine! Thank you for supporting sustainable products!

The Dancing Herbalist


Threshold Enterprises

Threshold Enterprises is a wholesale distributor of dietary supplements and health care products to the natural foods industry & health care professionals.

Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism

VCIH is a non-profit educational organization bringing clinical herbalism to community practice through the weaving of science, spirit and grassroots activism. In addition to community workshops and our full-time sliding-scale clinic, we provide one of the nation’s most extensive clinical training opportunities, rooted in meaningful connection with the plants and place.

Green Sponsors

ArborVitae School of Traditional Herbalism

The ArborVitae School of Traditional Herbalism exists to provide the highest quality education and training based on traditional wisdom and ecological awareness in a modern, integrative setting for the clinical, community and family herbalist.

Learning Herbs

LearningHerbs is like having a friend breaking it down for you, step-by-step. And that earache? You’ll soon know how to use garlic and olive oil, or perhaps the mullein flowers blooming in your garden. LearningHerbs makes it as easy as following a recipe.

Mother Earth News Fair

At the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR, you’ll discover a dazzling array of workshops and lectures designed to get you further down the path to independence and self-reliance.

Pure Indian Foods

Founded in 2008, they are the top maker of Grassfed Organic Ghee products in the United States. Their family has been in the ghee business for 5 generations, since 1889.

Community Sponsors

National Ayurvedic Medical Association

The National Ayurvedic Medical Association represents the Ayurvedic profession in the United States of America.

Traditional Roots

Traditional Roots Institute’s mission is to help bring the people’s medicine back to the people, by direct community education and offering opportunities for all healthcare providers to deepen their understanding of herbal medicine and advance its clinical practice.

United Plant Savers

United Plant Savers' mission is to protect native medicinal plants of the United States and Canada and their native habitat while ensuring an abundant renewable supply of medicinal plants for generations to come.