Protecting medicinal and aromatic plants – and their use in traditional medicine – for future generations

Protecting medicinal and aromatic plants – and their use in traditional medicine – for future generations

Our Purpose

Airmid Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization dedicated to the global education, research, and sustainable management of medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs). We aim to develop, implement, and support projects and education for all ages focused on traditional ecological knowledge of aromatic plant medicine among healers worldwide, impacts of climate change, ethical sourcing, and forest regeneration. We also help to protect and promote uses of traditional medicine in Indigenous communities.

February 17th, 2023

What Is the Role of the Hydrolat in Sustainability?

We as a society know, and fortunately this awareness is growing, that essential oil production could be a real threat for biodiversity if not done in a correct and conscious way. We know as well that many factors come into play…

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Meet our Airmid Insitutute Advisory Board

Airmid Institute welcomes five new members to our Advisory Board, which is still growing! It is an honor to have the collective expertise of…

Our Focus

Global Initiatives

Earth and its biodiversity are facing unprecedented challenges which must be met with global initiatives.

Education

Education for all ages is where the change we need to see begins.

Sustainability Standards

Standards help guide conservation efforts which strengthen supply chains and empower consumers.

Collaboration

Knowledge-sharing facilitates and expedites projects aimed to protect Earth and its biodiversity.

Ethical Sourcing

Holding others accountable for their unsustainable practices provides opportunities for improvement and protection.

Featured Projects

Learn about our projects with partners around the world. Airmid Institute actively works to fullfill our mission to expand knowledge and assist with conservation efforts.

The Toucan
Project

Cultivation and reforestation of Endangered Rosewood (Aniba rosaeodora) with Shipibo Peoples in Central Peru

Rosewood Oil
Study

Research with Laboratoire PhytoChemia exploring the prevalence of pure legal and ethically sourced rosewood essential oil.

White Sage and Its Pollinators

White sage, faced with an unprecedented commercial demand, leaves this plant and its pollinators at risk.

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Get Involved Today!