There are about 2500 qualified herbalists practising in UK. Most professional associations have a directory on their websites. You could also try searching on the internet for a local herbalist, but do check out their qualifications, professional membership and professional insurance as there is currently no mandatory regulation of herbal practitioners. See below
The following professional associations are part of the HerbMark® quality assurance scheme which means they have the relevant education, professional membership, professional insurance and other standards of professional practice necessary.
College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy
CPP members' practices are wholly focused on herbal medicine or phytotherapy. The CPP's mission is to be an exemplar for this practice, as a strong and effective therapeutic discipline in its own right and as a significant part of the healthcare spectrum.
Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine
The RCHM was set up in 1987 to regulate the practice of Chinese Herbal Medicine in the UK and sets and maintains high standards. The register has over 450 members.
Unified Register of Herbal Practitioners
This eclectic association includes practitioners from Western, Ayurvedic, Unani Tibb and Traditional Chinese schools of thought. Many members also practise other therapeutic modalities alongside herbal medicine, including naturopathy, acupuncture, reflexology, reiki and nutritional therapy.
British Association of Traditional Tibetan Medicine
BATTM is a registered association representing Tibetan medicine in the United Kingdom.
Other herbal professional associations include:
National Institute of Medical Herbalists (NIMH)
Association of Master Herbalists (AMH)
Ayurvedic Practitioners Association (APA)
Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ATCM)
British Association of Accredited Ayurvedic Practitioners (BAAAP)