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Welcome to bluherbal,

bluherbal is a platform for Irish herbalists to connect and inform the public who want to find a local herbalist, training course, workshop or talk in their local area about herbal medicine. Learning about herbs and herbal medicine in Ireland is becoming more and more popular, courses and workshops are carried out throughout the country, so there is always one close to you. If its just a night class, weekend class or more extensive studies in herbal medicine we will endeavour to promote them all here.  We encourage all Irish herbalists to avail of a free listing on this site so the public can see that attending a herbalist is closer than they might have thought.

If you are a practitioner looking for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Points you can see what courses have CPD Points linked to the herbal course, talk or workshop. Subscribed members can avail of a full profile page that can be edited with pictures and links. If you have a web address but no website you can forward your site address to the profile page until your site is ready. This way people searching for you will have the information they require and can email you through your own contact page.

At bluherbal we are very optimistic about the future of Herbal Medicine in Ireland and will do our best to grow and promote this for the benefit of all. Bluherbal is here for herbalists to use, to promote themselves and herbal medicine as a whole. We welcome any improvements that could be made to make your experience and the herbal community better on our site.

We welcome herbalists from all fields to promote and encourage the use of herbal medicine in Ireland by holding workshops, talks, courses and training. Our calendar which updates into your personal profile page allows everyone to see the courses available to them. They can see by colour code what courses are in their Provence and learn about the practitioner in their profile page. Practitioners can then be contacted by phone or through the contact form on their profile page.

We are an Introducer appointed representative for Balens Insurance offering a block scheme for verified members of bluherbal. To avail of this block scheme go to the members section under insurance and download the form. To become a verified member you must hold a minimum qualification of a diploma in Herbal medicine, upon verification you can submit your forms to Balens UK.

Bluherbal will issue a newsletter containing up-to-date articles relating to herbal medicine, its research and legislation four times a year. Courses entered before the published date will be entered on the newsletter and any promotional offers that members have may also be entered. The newsletter will be emailed in a pdf form to outlets around the country including Libraries (Pubic, Private & University), Community Groups (GIY, Support Groups, Transition Towns), Health Shops & Members and Public who subscribe for free to the newsletter.

We also have a facebook page which contains information on upcoming courses, talks, special offers, or any event in our calendar. As this grows it will give a direct access to many health & wellness pages in Ireland. As social media is such a huge marketing tool, we will be adding information to it form the bluherbal website as it comes in so you get a bigger audience to promote to.

We are adding new features all the time to help promote herbal medicine in Ireland, we want bluherbal to be the 1st choice for people to use when searching for a herbalist. Finding a herbalist in Ireland could not be easier with bluherbal and we aim to list all herbalists in Ireland from all schools of training. If you are interested in becoming a herbalist we will have a list and details of all options for studying herbal medicine in Ireland coming soon. If you require any details or more information on our services please do not hesitate to contact us

Ross Hennessy trading as bluherbal is an introducer Appointed Representative of Balens Limited, Bridge House, Portland Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 2TA, who are authorised and regulated by the financial Conduct Authority



Basic Membership FREE

  • Name.
  • Address.
  • Phone No.
  • Association membership.
  • Insurance broker.

Full Practitioner Membership 45 / year

This allows the member to:

  • Input full details, pictures, extra services offered, accredited members of what association (which will be verified within 24 hours), website.
  • Input details about yourself, qualifications, clinic and all extra therapies offered.
  • Input unlimited details about courses or training you offer on the bluherbal calendar.
  • Use the Stock Swap, which allows herbal stock to be safely swapped between members.
  • Allow the public to contact them via email through the site safely without the risk of spam mail.


Sign up now or upgrade your profile and receive 6 months FULL membership for FREE

Association Membership (Colleges,  Registered associations and bodies) 85 / year

  • A permanent logo on the website, with a link to their website
  • The ability to advertise and promote CPD courses or events to all bluherbal members
  • Input full details of the association, add courses and details to the calendar
  • Allow the public to contact them via email through the site safely without the risk of spam mail.
  • Shortly we will be adding a page just for colleges offering courses, where you can add full details of your college


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