The National Institute of Medical Herbalists (NIMH) is the United Kingdom’s leading professional body of herbal practitioners.
The NIMH promotes the benefits, the efficacy and the safe use of herbal medicine. Our members treat hundreds of thousands of patients every year. By choosing an NIMH member as your herbal medicine practitioner, you can be confident of their high standards of training and professional conduct.
The NIMH has a long and illustrious history. It was first established as the National Association of Medical Herbalists in 1864 by a group of herbalists from the north of England. Today the National Institute of Medical Herbalists has members throughout the United Kingdom and abroad.