2022 Herbal Conferences

We look forward to having you join us for the 2022 conference season. Registration is now open for both events!


Southwest Conference on Botanical MedicineSouthwest Conference on Botanical Medicine 2022
March 25 – 27

Online Conference

NEW! Registration for Southwest Conference is now open!

Attend this conference online from anywhere. Combination of online live presentations during the conference weekend and pre-recorded video available to all participants.

Speakers: Lise Alschuler, Paul Bergner, Isla Burgess, David Eisen, Deborah Frances, Jason Hawrelak, Jason Miller, Kenneth Proefrock, Mary Rondeau, JoAnn Sanchez, Katie Stage, Jillian Stansbury, Andrea Sullivan, David Winston, and Erica Zelfand

Pre-Conference Intensive: Psychedelics: Therapeutic Uses for Psilocybin and LSD in Mental Health with Erica Zelfand, ND


Medicines from the Earth Herb Symposium
June 3 – 6
Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, NC

NEW! Registration for the Symposium is now open!

We are happy to announce that Blue Ridge Assembly will be open in 2022! You are invited to join us in person for another weekend in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains. Blue Ridge Assembly is following all CDC guidelines, so right now they are requiring indoor masking and proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test. They’ll continue that requirement as long as it’s warranted, and that may or may not be until June when the symposium takes place.

Speakers: 7Song, Teresa Boardwine, Mary Bove, Ruby Daniels, Doug Elliott, Joe Hollis, Kat Maier, Kenneth Proefrock, Mary Rondeau, CoreyPine Shane, Katie Stage, Jen Stovall, Marc Williams, and Donald Yance (Speaker list still being finalized)


We’re honored to continue serving your continuing education needs and look forward to celebrating botanical medicine with you for the 29th year.

Preventing Joint Degeneration with Botanicals

Boswellia serrata (frankincense)
Boswellia serrata (frankincense)

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Botanicals for Cognitive Support

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Pharmacy Video Series for Naturopathic Clinicians

A video series for health care providers – with pharmacy hours for naturopathic physicians – bundled together in one discounted package:

  • Seven (7) video lectures (1.5 hours each)
  • Digital book of notes (115-page PDF)
  • Pharmacy continuing education credits for naturopathic physicians
  • Order with one click for $99 ($140 value)

Note: The information in this series is provided as a research resource for health professionals and is not intended to replace diagnosis and treatment by a qualified health care practitioner.

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New Insights into Commonplace and Undervalued Herbs

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Medicinal Uses of Salvia Miltiorrhiza (Dan Shen)

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Retraining the Mighty Mast Cells: Mast Cell Activation Syndrome and Histamine Intolerance Revisited

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This article is a part 2 to expand on additional interventions in mast cell regulation. If you didn’t read the original article, Mast Cell Activation Syndrome & Histamine Intolerance: An Herbal Approach discusses different types of mast cell activation syndromes and histamine-related issues. Furthermore, this discussion relates to Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) and histamine-related symptoms and not mastocytosis. For ease of use, the term “mast cell issues” is used to relate to these conditions throughout the article.

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Types of Pain and Herbal Management Tools

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Environmental Illness Audio Series

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An audio series for health care providers – with continuing education for naturopathic physicians – bundled together in one discounted package:

  • Six (6) audio recordings (1.5 – 2.0 hours each)
  • Digital book of notes (110-page PDF)
  • Continuing education credits: 10 hours for naturopathic physicians
  • Order with one-click for $55 ($85 value)

Note: The information in this series is provided as a research resource for health professionals and is not intended to replace diagnosis and treatment by a qualified health care practitioner. Continue reading