The National Institute of Medical Herbalists
The National Institute of Medical Herbalists is the UK’s leading professional body representing herbal practitioners. The Institute is self-regulating and is run on a voluntary basis.The Institute maintains a register of individual members, sets the profession’s educational standards and runs an accreditation system for training establishments, maintains mandatory programmes of professional development, provides codes of conduct, ethics and practise, has a complaints mechanism and disciplinary procedures, requires members to have professional indemnity insurance, represents the profession, patients and the public through participation in external processes such as regulation of the profession and herbal medicine.
The Herb Society
The Herb Society is an internationally-renowned educational charity dedicated to encouraging the appreciation and use of herbs, bringing together those interested in herbs whether they are professionals or amateurs. The majority of our members are in the UK but they have members worldwide including the USA, Thailand, South Africa and Europe.
Herbalism Courses for Vets
Continuing professional development (CPD) courses in Veterinary Herbal Medicine. Integrate offer courses that facilitate the integration of herbal medicine into animal healthcare and veterinary practice, and provide the basic knowledge and skills for professionals to practice herbal medicine on animals safely and effectively.The courses are new and there are currently no qualified veterinary herbalists on their practitioner list other than the Ray O’Mahony MRCVS who teaches the course.Ray is a founding member, and current President, of the British Association of Veterinary Herbalists (BAVH)Check out the BAVH site for a more up to date list of veterinary herbalists.