Brigitte Mars

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Brigitte Mars is a U.S. herbalist, nutritionist and author specializing in herbalism and natural lifestyle choices.

American Herbalists Guild[edit]

Brigitte Mars is one of the founders of the American Herbalists Guild, established in 1989 for the representation of professional herbalists.[1]


Brigitte is a writer and teacher on the medicinal properties of herbs. The historical, psychological and ecological perspectives on specific herbs are often included in her work.


  • "Herbs for Healthy Skin, Hair & Nails: Banish Eczema, Acne and Psoriasis with Healing Herbs That Cleanse the Body Inside and Out". New Canaan, CT: Keats Publishing. 1998.
  • "Natural First Aid: Herbal Treatments for Ailments and Injuries, Emergency Preparedness, and Wilderness Safety". North Adams, MA: Storey Books. 1999.
  • "Dandelion Medicine: Remedies and Recipes to Detoxify, Nourish, and Stimulate". North Adams, MA: Storey Books. 1999.
  • "The HempNut Health and Cookbook: Ancient Food for New Millennium". Coauthor Richard Rose. Santa Rosa, CA: HempNut, Inc. 2000.
  • "Addiction-Free Naturally": Liberating Yourself from Sugar, Caffeine, Food Addictions, Tobacco, Alcohol, and Prescription Drugs. Rochester, VT: Healing Arts Press. 2001.
  • "Rawsome!: Maximizing Health, Energy, and Culinary Delight with the Raw Foods Diet". Laguna Beach, CA: Basic Health Publications. 2004.
  • "The Sexual Herbal: Prescriptions for Enhancing Love and Passion". Rochester,VT: Inner Traditions. 2010.
  • "Beauty by Nature". Summertown, TN: The Book Publishing Company. 2006.
  • "The Desktop Guide to Herbal Medicine: The Ultimate Multidisciplinary Reference to the Amazing Realm of Healing Plants". Laguna Beach, CA: Basic Health Publications. 2007.
  • "The Country Almanac of Home Remedies". Coauthored. Beverly, MA, Fair Winds Press. 2011.


Brigitte has taught at Naropa University, Bauman College of Holistic Health and Natural Chef, The School of Natural Medicine, Just for the Health of It School of Reflexology and Healing Arts, Boulder College of Massage Therapy, Esalen Institute, Kripalu and Heilsumeistraskolinn (Icelandic Healing Arts School).


  • "The Herbal Pharmacy: The Interactive CD-Rom Guide to Medicinal Plants". Boulder, CO: Hale Software. 1998.
  • "Naturally". Weekly KGNU radio show on health and herbalism.
  • Huffington Post writer.[2]
  • Care2 writer.[3]


Brigitte was born and grew up in North East U.S. She has focused on with natural lifestyle principles for over 40 years. She has lived in Boulder, Colorado for over 35 years. Mother of Sunflower Sparkle Mars, and Rainbeau Harmony Mars.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "American Herbalists Guild History". Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Mars, Brigitte. " - Bio". Huffington Post. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  3. ^ " - Bio". Retrieved 29 January 2013. 

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