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 people at NCNM for bringing naturopathic doctors and herbalists together to share and enjoy our … Read More

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. NCNM has a celebrated history of leadership in medical education. Herbal medicine, a foundation of … Read More

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 don’t put them in the path of rolling boulders, but do offer critical insight into … Read More

Herb Pharm Collaborates with Renowned Holistic Practitioners

Aviva Romm MD

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 with to aid the company in its mission of broadening the safe and effective use … Read More

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 special place in his heart because his company and the college grew together. Participants beat … Read More

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. Traditional Roots Institute is dedicated to raising awareness about plants and the healing power of … Read More

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 deeper understanding of the healing power of botanical medicine. The new herbal institute will offer … Read More

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 visionary, and many of us have lost a very good friend. Cascade inspired thousands of … Read More