“Chris gathers stories, knowledge, and experiences from the rare and wild and brings them back for us to share in his open and down to earth way. He spreads the web for plant people to connect across continents and cultures with the common language of herbal medicines.” - Bevin Clare

“Bevin Clare is exactly the kind of person I want in a leadership position in herbal medicine. She's smart, talented, friendly, great to be around, and carries herself with dignity and warmth. We need more people like Bevin in the world.” - Chris Kilham

Bevin Clare
Clinical Division Chair
Company (Other): 
Tai Sophia Institute, Herbal Medicine Program
Company (Other): 
Herbal Clinic for All
Board Member
Herbalist, Nutritionist, Mother
Women's Health, Herbs, Herbal Safety, Plant Medicine, Traditional Medicine, Infectious Diseases


Bevin Clare, M.S., R.H., CNS, is a clinical herbalist and nutritionist with a deep love of plants. She is the Clinical Division Chair of the Masters of Science in Herbal Medicine Program at Tai Sophia Institute in Laurel, MD.. Bevin has studied herbal medicine around the world and blends her knowledge of traditional uses of plants with modern science and contemporary healthcare strategies. Her clinical practice focuses on wellness, nutrition, infection, and women’s health. After many years of witnessing the powers of medicinal plants in infectious disease situations when modern biomedicine was unavailable she pursued an MSc in Infectious Disease from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Bevin serves on the faculty of the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy where she lectures on herbal safety and on medicine making and is an Associate Professor at the New York Chiropractic College. She delights in the concept of using our herbal medicines as foods and is constantly exploring the creative and delicious ways we can integrate herbs into our lives. Bevin is the director of the Herbal Clinic for All program, a program offering cost free clinical services to the population in need in DC, Baltimore, and Laurel, MD. She is a professional member and vice president of the American Herbalists Guild, and a board member of the United Plant Savers, a group working to protect at-risk medicinal plants in North America.

M.S., R.H., CNS