12th Annual Small Herbal Business Products Contest

Do you make an amazing herbal product that's getting wonderful results? Something you are really proud of on your apothecary shelf? Consider submitting your creation to the  12th Annual AHG Small Herbal Business Products Contest!

This is your invitation to enter your favorite product in our annual competition. We have many entry categories (see below). Plus our volunteer judges are industry experts so you'll get some great feedback.

Winners will be included in the Journal of the American Herbalists Guild (along with your contact information, product photos, and a  littl e bit about you and your company.) The Grand Prize winner receives a full-page ad in the JAHG plus free admission and a complimentary Expo Booth at a future AHG symposium! Wow!!!

1. You must be in attendance at the Symposium to enter.
2. Your company has to be relatively small (<50 employees), or something you use in your practice, or just something brilliant you made at home for fun.
3. You may enter one product per category (no more than five total submissions).
6. All products must be clearly labeled with your name, product name, and all ingredients.
4. Your product has to be available in quantities that enable samples for all five judges.
5. You may provide a short synopsis of the product’s use, including relevant case history if it is an individualized product.
7. Bring your submission(s) to the Symposium registration table by Saturday, October 17 at 10 AM.

Winners will be announced at the Rockin' Roots Party on Saturday evening.

➢ Most Promising or Innovative Formula (medicinal tea or tincture). You have the option of submitting a short, one-paragraph case study to go along with this.
➢ Best Topical Product
➢ Greenest Product (ingredients and packaging)
➢ Most Creative Product Name
➢ Grand Prize: Best Overall Product or Product Line




➢ Grand Prize: Best Overall Product or Product Line: Pure Indian Foods Herbal Ghees and DIY Spice Blends
➢ Most Promising or Innovative Formula: Clary Sage Aromatic Cordial by Sovereignty 
➢ Best Topical Product: Hemp Pain Salve by District Herbs
➢ Greenest Product: Organic DIY Spice Blends by Pure Indian Foods 
➢ Most Creative Product Name: Something Wicked This Way Comes Cold Care Tea by Hedge Witch Apothecary