John Redden, RH – Ontario

JohnReddenJohn has been practicing herbal medicine since 1984.

This herbalist’s major contributions to herbalism are:

  • Former editor of The Canadian Journal of Herbalism (6 years)
  • Co-founder of A Celebration of Herbs, Toronto’s largest annual herbal event (10 years)
  • Founder & Owner of Viriditas Herbal Products making & shipping herbal products nationwide for health professionals including Registered
  • Herbalists, Naturopathic Doctors & Medical Doctors
  • Teaching Naturopathic students herbal medicine principles & practice at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
  • The education of the public, herbalist students, registered herbalists &Naturopaths through various courses including a Practical Herb Course involving the planting, tending & harvesting of herbs to produce a variety of products (20+ years)
  • The education of health professionals through an annual Medical Herbalism course offering advanced therapeutic herbal protocols using a holistic model of health (20+ years)
  • Advisor for the Ontario Ginseng Growers Association
  • Personally negotiated with the NHPD (Natural Health Products Directorate) to make Piper methysticum legal once again in Ontario