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Kudos for the Traditional Roots Conference


Galen’s Way Herbal Artistry June 2014 Galen’s Way in Sebastopol, California offers kudos after attending the NCNM Traditional Roots Institute Conference: ” It was a fabulous event most worthy of attending again next year. A huge thank you to the wonderful

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Surge of Interest in Herbal Medicine Sparks NCNM Symposium


Traditional Roots Institute Hosts Herbal Conference May 16-18 PORTLAND, Ore. (April 24, 2014) — NCNM’s Traditional Roots Institute today announced its inaugural herbal medicine conference to be held May 16-18 at the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Ore.

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Smithsonian Scholars Uncover the Mediterranean Origins of Western Medicine


PORTLAND, Ore. (Oct.10, 2013) — Smithsonian research scholars Alain Touwaide, PhD, and Emanuela Appetiti have spent the past two decades on a scientific quest that appears to be lifted straight out of an Indiana Jones movie. The treasures they seek

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Herb Pharm Colloborates with Renowned Holistic Practitioners


Herb Pharm recently entered into formal collaborations with a couple of renowned holistic practitioners – Aviva Romm, MD and Martha Libster, PhD. Drs. Libster and Romm are among a cadre of holistic health care specialists that Herb Pharm has partnered

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Celebrating Herbal Ed!

"Herbal Ed" Smith

Nearly 50 people came to the Min Zidell Healing Garden on Friday, June 28 to meet and celebrate “Herbal Ed” Smith, founder of Herb Pharm and a pioneer of the herbal renaissance. Smith told the celebrants that NCNM has a

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NCNM’s Traditional Roots Institute Celebrates World Environment Day

PORTLAND, Ore.(May 22, 2013) —Traditional Roots Institute, the new community-education initiative of the National College of Natural Medicine, will celebrate World Environment Day on Saturday, June 1 with an inaugural event, “Nature Health + Ecology,”to be held at the college.

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NCNM Launches Traditional Roots Institute

New Organization Will Focus on Community Herbal Education PORTLAND, Ore.(May 21, 2013) — National College of Natural Medicine today announced the launch of its newest community-education initiative, Traditional Roots Institute. The organization’s mission is to raise awareness and forge a

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A Tribute to Cascade Anderson Geller


We learned that on Saturday, May 4, cancer claimed the life of Cascade Anderson Geller, a deeply respected and much beloved member of our community and a leader in the field of herbal medicine. Natural medicine has lost a true

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