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.

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July 6th, 2022

Natural Perfume and Wellbeing

It is well understood that when one can connect and value Nature, including natural scents used in perfumery, one is more likely to protect it, and that overall well-being is important to preserve as impacts of climate change do impact global health. In this webinar, Slobodanka Postic, author of Fragrant Signatures: manual for creating natural perfumes (2022), will teach you…

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Simon Fraser University

Latest News

Dr. Kelly Ablard Honoured by Simon Fraser University

The Department of Biological Sciences at Simon Fraser University (SFU) hosts an “exceptional alumnus” lecture each year. They recently broadened their focus after seeing that a number of their alumni pursued fascinating jobs in the business and NGO sectors based on their biological interests.

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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

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Rosewood Oil
Study

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

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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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