Healthy Home

Make your home a safe haven with efficient design, chemical-free cleaning methods and home organization tips.

List of Likes: 12 Products for your Herbal Home

By The Herb Companion staff

Check our favorite products and enter for a chance to win them!

Beloved Madalene Hill Dies

By Gina Souders

Madalene Hill, a former president of The Herb Society of America (HSA), passed away on March 5, 2009.

Steven Foster Elected Chair of ABC Board of Trustees

By Nina Libby

The Board of Trustees of the American Botanical Council recently elected Steven Foster as its new chair.

Second Place Winner: Beyond Lavender and Echinacea

By Gert Coleman

This is our second place winner's essay in our 2009 essay contest, "Looking Forward to Herbs."


Third Place Winner: Medicine Keeps Moving

By Marguerite Dunne

Here is the third place winner's essay of our 2009 essay contest "Looking Forward to Herbs."

Essay Winner: Let the Lessons Live On

By Shell Greenier

Looking Forward to Herbs: We were faced with many good choices as we read through the entries for our 20th anniversary essay contest, “Looking Forward to Herbs.” Our first-place winner, Shell Greenier’s “Let the Lessons Live On,” reminds us of the legacy we’ve inherited and the future we want to bequeath.

In Basket: Baking Bread Pudding (and more)

By The Herb Companion staff

Letters from our beloved readers.

Body and Soul: Basic Baby Powder

By Colleen K. Dodt

Raise your little one with these safe and natural remedies. From creams and body butters to basic baby powder, these recipes are essential and they won’t break your budget.