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.