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16th to 24th June 2018


Herbal Medicine Week is an annual celebration of herbal medicine. Members of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists hold events throughout the UK to raise awareness of the scope and benefits of herbal medicine. These include walks to help you identify medicines growing around you, and talks and workshops where you could learn to make some simple medicines or how herbal medicine can help improve your health.




The 154th Annual NIMH Conference

at The Queen Hotel in the historic city of Chester
12th - 13th October, 2018

"Evidence based medicine: Ancient Herbs - Learning from experience part 2"

The NIMH has held a conference on Herbal Medicine annually since 1864. The NIMH welcomes healthcare practitioners from all disciplines to the conference. We hope to see you there!

Conference Speakers – more information available shortly


Continuing professional development (CPD) lectures



The Search for Effective Pain Relief -
Botanical and Nutritional Protocols


With David Winston   RH (AHG)

Friday 20th July 2018

Sambucus: A Global Medicine


Beyond the Bottle – herbal powders and more

A presentation in two parts from
Bevin Clare M.S., R.H., CNS.
President of the American Herbalist Guild

Sambucus: A Global Medicine
Take a journey to discover the Sambucus genera and their application, research, and lore around the globe with specific clinical prescriptions as well as a presentation rich with the story and lore of these globally embraced plants.


Beyond the Bottle: Botanicals as Partners in Practice
Explore the use of medicinal plants in many forms in daily, dietary preparations with therapeutic targets. Learn about the preparation and application of herbal powders in clinical practice. Through a case-study model, the use of plants in medicinal preparations such as soups, pestos, beverages, and even healing desserts will be shared. As herbalists, we have the option to move beyond the bottle to a sensory approach to herbal medicine which can fit seamlessly into life and practice.