The Herbal Barge aims to be a hub of reliable information and learning opportunity in relation to herbal medicine

Our website includes original articles and teaching videos, while selecting and curating resources from the wider internet.

Melissa runs guided  plant walks, courses and workshops.

Health Topics

These pages contain original and curated resources pertaining to herbal medicine and specific health conditions. We try to keep them fresh, relevent and up todate. Please do get in touch with feedback or if there is something in particular you think might be added.

The resources aim to peak the interest of the casual observer, signpost research for the expert patient, support self care ...


Articles and interviews from and with Melissa Ronaldson, some informative, some political, some as learning resources for patients.


Videos - talks and interviews, educational resources, and some just for fun just to show off the beautiful river Lea!