Welcome to the American Herbalist Guild

The American Herbalists Guild was founded in 1989 as a non-profit, educational organization to represent the goals and voices of herbalists specializing in the medicinal use of plants. Our primary goal is to promote a high level of professionalism and education in the study and practice of therapeutic herbalism. Learn More

Announcing Our 2019 Award Winners!
Journal of the American Herbalists Guild Names New Editor
2019 Call for AHG Council Nominations
The 30th Annual AHG Symposium

The Annual Symposium features over 45 lectures on topics related to the practice of herbalism, as well as pre and post-symposium seminars. The five-day event offers herbal education for all levels of interest, from beginners to advanced. Our Symposium theme this year is Bioregional Herbalism.


Member Benefits

about us

The American Herbalists Guild envisions a world where herbal medicine is accessible to all as a core component of health care.

We envision a culture of vocational empowerment for aspiring and practicing clinical herbalists, as well as other members of the herbal profession including educators, growers, wildcrafters, and apothecaries.

All Members Receive:



  • Free listing of your books & publications on the AHG website
  • Free membership in your local AHG chapter
  • Certificate of Membership
  • Free copy of the AHG Handbook of Mentoring Guidelines (pdf)
  • And much more!




AHG 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.

Sponsorship - Gold Leaf

Sponsorship - Silver Leaf

Sponsorship - Copper Leaf

Sponsorship - Green Leaf

Sponsorship - Community