International Herb Symposium

The International Herb Symposium is a biannual conference held at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts to discuss botanical medicine, herbal conservation and the survival of First World herbal traditions.[1] The conference is one of the largest herb conferences held in the United States and the only worldwide herbal conference with an explicit international focus, including speakers from Africa, Tibet, Central and South America and American Indian tribes. Over 100 workshops are typically presented during a weekend, ranging from indigenous traditional to scientific uses of botanicals.[2][3] The conference is organized by Rosemary Gladstar and Sage Mountain Retreat Center and features speakers from all over the world.[4]


  1. ^ "Welcome to the 11th International Herb Symposium Schedule of Events" (PDF). International Herb Symposium. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 October 2013. Retrieved 20 November 2013.
  2. ^ "International Herb Symposium". American Botanical Council. Retrieved 20 November 2013.
  3. ^ "8th International Herb Symposium ~ 2007". Tree Farm Tapes. Archived from the original on 10 June 2015. Retrieved 20 November 2013.
  4. ^ "Sage Mountain Retreat Center and Botanical Sanctuary". Retrieved 20 November 2013.

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