Thank you to our 2019 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. Click here to become a sponsor.

Gold Sponsors

Frontier Coop

Founded in 1976 and based in Norway, Iowa, Frontier Co-op offers a full line of bulk products including herbs, spices, teas, and nutritional foods. Frontier's goal is to provide consumers with the highest-quality organic and natural products while supporting and promoting social and environmental responsibility.

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.

Silver Sponsors

AHPA

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is the national trade association and voice of the herbal products industry. AHPA is comprised of more than 350 domestic and foreign companies doing business as growers, processors, manufacturers, and marketers of herbs and botanical and herbal products, including foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics, and non-prescription drugs. Founded in 1982, AHPA's mission is to promote the responsible commerce of herbal products.

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

Herbal sciences, naturopathic medicine, and related programs in health and science. Campuses in Kenmore, WA and San Diego, CA.

NAMMEX

Nammex organic mushroom extracts set the standard for genuine, 100% mushroom products. Our Nammex Fingerprinting Protocol has revolutionized quality control with verified testing of the important active compounds.

New York Institute of Aromatic Studies

New York Institute of Aromatic Studie was founded because of how fascinated, inspired and moved we were by those discoveries in ourselves; that’s why our experience—and our curriculum—goes far beyond the chemistry of oils to include all the ways in which you experience aromatherapy, from scent to memory, from emotion to energy. We started our journey as one of the first aromatherapy schools in the U.S. back in 1990. From that beginning, our mission was to offer a balanced, progressive and inspiring approach to aromatherapy education.

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.

The Grow Network Inc.

The Grow Network is the premier community of people who make their own medicine, grow food, and are becoming extraordinarily wealthy. "Homegrown food on every table and an herbalist in every home" is our catalyzing statement.

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.

Dr. Jim Duke’s Green Farmacy Garden

The Green Farmacy Garden is a sanctuary located in Fulton, Maryland of approximately 300 native and non-native species of plants that have been used traditionally and/or researched for medicinal purposes. Retired USDA botanist, James A. Duke, PhD, and his wife, Peggy, have been collecting medicinal plants for over sixty years, and in 1997, they transformed part of their pasture land into a teaching garden highlighting the plants that are featured in Jim’s book, The Green Pharmacy. The Green Farmacy Garden is also a part of the United Plant Savers network of sanctuaries around the country, which strive to educate the public and replant native plants that have become at risk or endangered.

Euphoric Herbals

Euphoric Herbals makes products for women and their families while also having a global impact on maternal health collaboratively through various social causes.

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.

HerbPharm

The desire for good health brings people together, but the delivery on that promise makes people stay which is why our customers have been part of our community for 35 years. People use our products for a wide variety of reasons. Some want to improve their stamina, while others want to improve their immunity. The list goes on. Every person shares one main goal — the will to take charge of their own health. In one word, it’s about empowerment. Our research-driven herbal solutions come in different forms — liquids, capsules, topicals — to give you complete control over how they can be adjusted and their desired strength. If you're ready for a better solution then it's time to Treat Yourself to Better Health™ with herbal extracts!

Host Defense® Organic Mushrooms™

Host Defense® Mushrooms™ is a family-owned company built on Paul Stamets' visionary research into the power and potential of mushrooms, especially mushroom mycelium, the root-like structures found growing below ground. The power of Host Defense comes from the discovery that the mycelium is the immune system of the mushroom. Just as mycelium helps to support the immune system of humans, it also supports the health and immunity of the natural habitats where it grows. Mushroom mycelium is a cellular bridge connecting bees, trees, bears, plants and humans to the ecosystems in which they live. Our work is to build a healthier world with the power of mushrooms. Our mission is to explore, study, preserve and spread knowledge about the use of fungi for helping people and planet.

Mama Jo's Sunshine Herbals

Enjoy a cup of complementary tea in the relaxing atmosphere of herbs and handmade herbal delights. Teas, tinctures, lotions, soaps, facial products, salves, and more. Shop located in Indian Harbour Beach, FL.

Microbiome Labs

Microbiome Labs was originally established as Physicians Exclusive in 2013 as an organization focused on providing probiotic bacteriotherapy. Since then, Microbiome Labs has made it a goal to provide integrative solutions and clinical research data to address indications that stem from digestive and immune health issues.

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.

Sovereignty Herbs

Sovereignty Herbs, founded by Brooke Sackenheim and Erika Galentin, MNIMH, RH (AHG), provides in-person and online herbal education focusing on both clinical and intuitive approaches. In addition to private consultations, Sovereignty Herbs hosts the Athens Ohio Free Herbal Clinic which provides affordable herbal care in Appalachian Ohio as well as an opportunity for students of herbalism to obtain clinical hours through biannual clinical intensive programs. With a passion for flora native to eastern North America, Sovereignty Herbs also creates aromatic and ceremonial herbal preparations crafted with the purpose of encouraging dyadic, learned relationships between people and plants.

Therapeutic Thymes Magazine

Therapeutic Thymes is a quarterly magazine dedicated to promoting a more natural, therapeutic, and sustainable way of life. Each issue invites you to discover natural remedies, herbal remedies, gardening tips, crystal visions, Reiki and energy healing, seasonal articles, and so much more!

Traditions School of Herbal Studies

Traditions School of Herbal Studies providers beginner to clinical instruction in Western and Chinese Herbal Medicine as well as spiritual and bioregional classes. Programs include weekly herbal clinical practice. Classes taught by experienced clinicians Renee Prince & Bob Linde (AP, RH) on their half acre medicinal garden and at the clinic/apothecary in Tampa Bay, FL.

Wise Woman Herbals

For nearly 30 years, Wise Woman Herbals® has remained true to its mission to produce superior quality botanical supplements that provide a gentle and natural way for supporting quality of life. Wise Woman Herbals is a professional product line comprised of over 325 botanical supplements, handmade in our USDA Certified Organic manufacturing facility in Oregon. We source our plants from small local farms and use only the finest organic, biodynamic, ethically wild crafted and best quality plants, extracted and preserved with purely natural ingredients.

Green Sponsors

East West School of Planetary Herbology

Our herbalist training course is the only one that teaches Planetary Herbology, a unique approach to herbal medicine which integrates plants and diagnostic tools from the three major healing traditions of the world. Since its founding in 1980, East West School of Planetary Herbology has graduated the largest number of leaders in the herbal industry.

Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies

Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies by herbalist Maria Noël Groves, RH (AHG): This new, gorgeously laid-out 300+ page, full-color book helps budding herbalists and backyard gardeners customize their own medicinal herb gardens based on their own personal health needs. Much like Maria’s bestselling first book Body into Balance (which is now used as a core textbook in herb schools across the country), Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies is organized by body system and health goal to help readers find exactly what they need quickly — for example: Brain Boosting, Uplifting, Detoxifying, and Allergy and Sinus. Each topic also includes several simple herbal recipes ranging from teas to tinctures, and oxymels to infused creams. More than 60 easy-to-cultivate and common wild plants are profiled in depth with photographs, growing tips, medicinal uses, safety, harvesting, formulation, flower essences uses, and dosage suggestions. Basic herbal remedy-making techniques are also covered with step-by-step guidelines and photographs. Special bonus only for people who purchase signed copies through Maria’s website or from her booth at the Symposium! You’ll receive several bonus chapters to the book, including cultivated and wild medicinal mushrooms, medicinal uses of common culinary herbs, additional plant profiles, and a mega herb growing chart, as well as four videos highlighting different recipes from the book.

Maryland University of Integrative Health

Maryland University of Integrative Health is one of the leading academic institutions for integrative health in the nation. Since 1974, MUIH has educated and informed practitioners and leaders in health and wellness through transformative and relationship-centered programs that draw from traditional wisdom and contemporary science. Progressive graduate degrees in a wide range of disciplines are offered both on campus and online. In the on-campus Natural Care Center and community outreach settings, MUIH provides compassionate and affordable healthcare from student interns and professional practitioners, and delivers more than 20,000 clinical treatments and consultations each year. For staff and faculty, MUIH offers a collaborative and vibrant work environment that is mission and values-driven.

Oshala Farm

Oshala Farm is family owned and operated by Jeff and Elise Higley. Jeff's passion for farming and background in organic vegetable and fruit production and Elise's passion for Western Herbalism collided into a full fledged herb farm in Southern Oregon's lush Applegate Valley.

Sky House Yoga and Herb School

Sky House Yoga is a donation based wellness collective offering classes and training programs in yoga, astrology, herbal medicine, and Ayurveda. We believe in the healing power of plants and the importance of following natural cycles. Our one and two year herbal apprenticeship programs provide a solid framework for understanding the complex relationship between humans and plants and prepare herbalists for clinical practice. We pride ourselves on offering a strong foundation of western energetics coupled with guided hands-on medicine making and formulation skills. Need-based tuition options available.

WishGarden

Herbal Remedies for Lifestyle, Immunity, Sleep, Pregnancy and more! Free shipping in the U.S. Friendly customer service. 1-888-301-2926.

Community Sponsors

Integrative Medicine for the Underserved

Integrative Medicine for the Underserved is a collaborative, multidisciplinary group of people committed to affordable, accessible integrative health care for all. Through outreach, education, research, and advocacy, we support those dedicated to promoting health in underserved populations. Together we work to shift the current paradigm towards wellness, prevention, patient empowerment, and self-care.

National Health Freedom Action

National Health Freedom Action (NHFA) is working to ensure consumer access to herbalists and other healing practitioners, and to ensure these practitioners’ legal right to practice. If you are an herbalist, we are working for your right to practice! NHFA’s goal is to pass safe harbor practitioner exemption legislation in every state. These laws give herbalists and many other practitioners exemption from medical practice acts. We now have safe harbor bills in eleven states: Minnesota, Rhode Island, California, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Idaho, Arizona (partial, only for homeopaths), Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, and our most recent addition, Maine. NHFA works with our sister educational organization NHFC (National Health Freedom Coalition) to ensure each person’s right to access the healing practitioners, products, and information they need on their healing journey.

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 USA and Canada and their habitat ensuring a renewable supply for generations to come.

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.