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The HERB BUS
SERVI CE MANUAL



PROVI DI NG EARTH-BASED CARE
TO UNDERSERVED COMMUNI TI ES

Lorna Mauney-Brodek, Herbal i st a
www. HERBALI STA. org
2013

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***WELCOME to The HERB BUS***

Earth-based care for underserved communities.

The Herbal i sta Free Cl i ni c, travelling by Herb Bus, provides free clinical care, a spot of
tea, and herbal education to underserved communities. Currently hubbed in the Atlanta
area, this mobile herb clinic offers both basic first aid treatment and long-term tonic
therapy, based on a constitutional and energetic approach. We treat the patient, not the
disease. The driver, Herbalista Lorna Mauney-Brodek, was raised “Americana” and
practices a blend of Western Herbalism, Chinese 5 Phase, Ayurveda, southern folk and
kitchen medicine in a clinical setting.

The Bus Servi ce Manual is a glimpse into how this clinic is currently organized and
serves as the training curriculum for volunteers. Establishing some basic protocols
provides us with a sense of stability and calm, vital touchstones when serving in the
delicate and often unpredictable sphere of health care. The following pages contain
information regarding how we set-up and service a station, how we stock and maintain
the apothecary, examples of forms we use to track patient care and inventory, and much
more. It is lovingly a work in progress, and as the Herb Bus meets more people and
plants, serving communities across this country, we evolve our practices and will update
this manual accordingly.

This project is the result of community effort and vision. Thanks to everyone who
supported us herbally, inspirationally, creatively, organizationally, economically,
mechanically, and all the rest! And with a special thanks to my Herb Bus Crew: Todd
Cain, Corinne Lee, and Amanda Robinson. VIVA LA HERB BUS!
Herbalista Lorna

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***TABLE OF CONTENTS***

Welcome to the Herb Bus 3
Bus Crew 5
Bus Schedule 6
Station Set-up 7
Safety & Sanitation 8
Flow 9
Apotheke 10
Intake Process 11
Forms 12
Log-In Form 12
Initial Intake Form 13
Follow Up Form 15
Dispensary List 17
Supplies Checklist 18
Tincture Chests and Run Kit 19
General Bins 21
Dry Herb Chest 22
Pills & Potions Case 23
Wound Care Kit 24
Resource Library 25
Support the Herb Bus 26
Herb Bus Wish List 27


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*** BUS CREW***

Stati on Host / TeaMaster
Herbal i sta(s)/HerbMedi c(s)
Apotheker

Stati on Host / TeaMaster
“Holds it down.” The station host helps to build the bridge between clinic and station. It
is helpful if the station host lives or works at the station. They must have an intimate
understanding of the ecology of the station and the community to be served there.
They are responsible for securing physical amenities such as power hookup and restroom
access, as well as assuring the comfort of both patients and Herb Bus Crew. The station
host serves as reception, spreading the health with tea and peace, and keeps track of
patient appointments. Station hosts must be prepared to handle difficulties as they arise
in an efficient and compassionate way.

Herbal i sta(s) / HerbMedi c(s)
The Herbalista conducts intakes and makes health recommendations. They must have an
intimate knowledge of the herbs and other medicaments stocked in the Herb Bus. They
formulate remedies, respectful of the individual needs of the patients.

Apotheker(s)
The Apotheker is in charge of the dispensary which is located inside the bus. They set up
and break down the apotheke with each clinic. They are responsible for filling the scripts,
labeling and dispensing herbal remedies to patients, providing them with proper
instruction on the how’s and when’s of taking their remedies. The Apotheker also
handles refills. Record keeping is of utmost importance, following good labeling practices
and inventory maintenance. We usually have two apothekers working during clinic. The
Lead Apotheker sits at the tincture / oil / powder station. The Apotheker in training
writes labels, tracks items dispensed and mixes tea blend formulas.



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***TYPI CAL BUS SCHEDULE***

12:00 DOCKING
12:00-12:30 STATION SET-UP & BREW DAILY TEA
12:30 – 4:30 CLINICAL SERVICES
4:30 – 5:00 CLINIC BREAK DOWN

There are different set-ups and timings involved depending on the
type of clinic being offered. The schedule above reflects a
standard stop at a regularly serviced station. Station set-up takes
a bit longer in inclement weather, but it averages around 20
minutes or so.

We have found that in the span of 4 hours we usually see between
6 to 10 patients, depending on the number of new patients (45
min each) versus follow-up visits (30 min each).






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***STATI ON SET-UP***

DOCKI NG THE BUS
Sufficient Space for our set-up
Weather considerations (do we need extra tarpage)
Power (extension chords, power strips)
Restroom access

CLI NI C MAI N (si de tent on bus)
Table (1) and Chairs (2-4)
Herb Bus Clinic Binder
Reference Materials
Pulse Pillow
Forms--New Patient & Follow-up
Pens
Script Pad
Gloves / Sanitizer / Masks
Tissues
Trash Can

APOTHEKE (i n Van)
Arranged by Apotheker
See attached supplies lists

WAI TI NG ROOM (10x10 tent - i ncl ement weather)
Seats Blankets (winter)
TEA STATI ON
Sign with Daily Tea
Percolator
Seasonal tea blend
Cups
Tray

WASH STATI ON (as requi red)
Hand Sanitizer / Povidine Iodine Scrub
Foot Siphon Pump Hand Wash Station
Ethanol Spritz
Paper Towels / Hand Towel
Dish towel
Rack
Trash bag


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***SAFETY & SANI TATI ON***


ALWAYS CONSI DER BOTH THE PATI ENT AND PRACTI ONER

STANDARD GLOVE PRACTI CE (as requi red)
• Change gloves between every patient.
• Do not touch “clean” supplies with dirty gloves. Either change gloves before
handling supplies or touching common surfaces, ask someone with clean hands to
assist, or remove gloves and wash hands.
• Wash hands after glove removal.

SAFE REMOVAL OF CONTAMI NATED GLOVE
• Pinch one glove with your fingers from the outside.
• Pull the glove off, turning the inside of the glove
outwards.
• To avoid contamination of your environment, hold the
removed glove in your still gloved hand.
• Slide your finger from your glove free hand under the
remaining glove.
• Pull the glove outwards and towards your finger tips.
As you do this, the first glove will be encased in the
second glove. The inside of the second glove will also
be turned outwards.
• Grab the gloves firmly, by the uncontaminated surface
(the inside of the glove that was originally touching
your hand).
• Dispose of the gloves properly.

MASK / EYE PROTECTI ON (GOGGLES)
Wear as needed to protect lungs and eyes. Wipe goggles thoroughly with alcohol
swabs after use.

HAND WASH STATI ON
Thoroughly cleanse hands between patients or additionally as needed. Wash for at least
20 seconds (“Happy Birthday” song 2x’s).

WASTE
Properly label and dispose of all waste. Dispose of blades in sharps container.


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***CHOOSI NG A STATI ON***

While this might seem a minor point, it is the lynchpin for running a successful clinic,
especially when working on the peripheries. The station becomes the rock upon which
we can run a clinic, providing a sense of security both the crew and patients.

The advantage of a mobile clinic is that you can go to where the patients are. Select a
station that is already a lynchpin for the community you wish to serve—a community
center, a homeless shelter, a cooperative housing compound, etc.

Considerations:
• Are there restroom facilities for practitioners and patients?
• Is there a power outlet to plug in the bus?
• Is there a large parking lot or open space to accommodate our set-up?
• Is there a person who can serve as station host?

Station Respect:
• Respect the systems already in place at each community station.
• The community determines the patient list.
• The community will have specific guidelines for access to restroom facilities that
must be respected.
• The station host serves as the bridge between crew and station and has the
responsibility of bringing the crew up to speed on that particular communities
needs.

GENERATI NG THE PATI ENT LI ST
We have found it easiest to allow the station/community handle generating their own
patient list. We agree on a schedule (say 2pm-6pm) and then let them know how many
folks we can handle in that length of time.
Ti mi ngs for Ful l Work-up-- Consti tuti onal / Toni c Therapy Consul ts
Initial – 45 minutes
Follow-up – 20-30 minutes
Refills – 10 minutes (Apotheker handles these)
Ti mi ngs for Basi c Fi rst Ai d
Walk in / Variable


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***APOTHEKE***


Apotheke – [German] Pharmacy
Apotheker – [German] One who stores, compounds, and dispenses medicaments.

Why do we use these words throughout the Herb Bus Service Manual?
1. Apotheke is simply a lovely word.
2. The VW Herb Bus and her driver Lorna are both of German heritage. Volkswagen
means “car of the people” in German. Herbalista Lorna is the great-
granddaughter of Willi Victor Wiesenthal, a German apotheker from Stargart in
Pommern. Back in those days, they worked with herbs too! It’s nice to carry on
a family tradition.
3. The word “apothecary” is regulated by the state of Georgia and has been
coopted by the pharmaceutical industry.

The apotheke is maintained inside a 1990 VW Westfalia Camper van. The electricity,
tables, counters, and kitchen allows us to prepare and compound remedies as required
for our patients. We make almost all of our remedies with the utmost care and respect,
utilizing organic or ethically wildcrafted herbs and other ingredients.

The Apotheker compounds, packages, and thoroughly labels all remedies according to
the script written by the HerbMedic. This script is stapled to the patient form and kept
in the file for future reference.

All herbs and remedies dispensed are entered on the Di spensary Form (see page 17)
to track inventory, to help us understand cost, and as reference to make sure we
always come as well stocked as possible when visiting different communities.

REFI LLS
The first time a patient returns for a follow-up, they must meet with the HerbMedic for
a review before a refill is dispensed. After that, if no follow-up is requested, the refill
request is logged in on the refill list, dispensed by Apotheker (with HerbMedic review as
necessary)
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*** FULL I NTAKE PROCESS***

• NAME / I NFORMED CONSENT / SI GNATURE

• SPECI AL CONSI DERATI ONS
Pregnant / Breast Feeding
Can they take remedies made in ALC?
Allergies (food, herbs, drugs, pets, seasonal, etc…)
Prev. Diagnosis

• CURRENT MEDS/HERBS
Product and Dose
CONTRAS
Common Side Effects
Vit/Min Depletions

• MAI N COMPLAI NT
Why have they come to see us today? Do your final recommendations
address their request for assistance?

• REVI EW OF SYSTEMS / BODY BALANCE
Relevant Medical History
Diet / Digestion
Sleep
Elimination
Exercise
Systems Review

• STRESS / RELAXATI ON
How does stress effect them (what’s the weak link?) How do they relax?

• PULSE & TONGUE EXAMI NATI ON

• ASSESSMENT
Make an overall assessment before jumping to herbs.

• PLAN
Create a plan that is effective and practical. Can they do what you are
asking?

• FORMULATE & DI SPENSE
Write formula (including parts and dosage) on script pad for Apotheker
Clearly label all herbs dispensed
Staple script to intake form for files.

• PATI ENT EDUCATI ON
Explain all remedies and recommendations.
Provide handouts as necessary.
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***FORMS***

FI RST AI D LOG SHEET (BASI C I NTAKE & CONSENT)
This is intake stripped down to its most basic necessities and also provides a place
to indicate issue and remedy dispensed. We use this form when providing basic
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FULL CONSULT (I NI TI AL I NTAKE & CONSENT)
This is the form used for an initial consultation at the Herb Bus. (2 pages)
*** HERBALI STA FREE CLI NI C I NTAKE ***
NAME Contact
Clinician(s) Station
By signing below, I understand the staff of this center are not licensed medical doctors and do not diagnose or
prescribe. I understand that the herbs and other recommendations I receive are traditionally considered safe. I assume
all responsibility for decisions I make regarding my health.

Sig X DATE
DOB AGE Weight Height Pregnant / BF
Initial / FollowUp ALC Yes/No Immuno Compromised
Main Complaint



Allergies

Prev. Diag

Meds / Herbs (Product, Dose, CONTRAS, Common Side Effects, HERBS TO AVOID)





Doctor
HEALTH HISTORY (Birth/BF/Surg/Hosp/Trauma/Family)




DIET & DIGEST (what, when, treats, triggers, skip meals, ISSUES) H2O




ELIMINATION (BM/Urine/freq./quality)



SLEEP (wake rested/ schedule/ troubles)


Stress?

Fun/Relax
Headaches?
Body Temp?
Exercise/Energy?

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UTERI NE Cycle length Bleed length Birth Control
QUALI TY
Hysterectomy STD’s
Vag dry/night sweats/cysts/H2O retention/headaches/clots/fibroids/ tumors/ InterCyst/PID/
EMOTI ONS DI SCHARGE CRAMPS
Other

MEN Prostate/Libido/Etc.


SYSTEMS (skel /j oi nts/gums/teeth/ENT/eyes/ski n/uri nary/respi ratory/thyroi d/etc…)










PULSE SPEED: Fast/Slow LOCATI ON: Surface/Deep FORCE: Strong/Weak
COLD (tight and slow, side-to-side) WI ND (floating-ext /changing-int) DAMP (slippery, cotton, moist skin)
HEAT & FI RE (surging, urgent, rapid) SUMMER HEAT (floating, rapid, slip) HARDNESS = Yin deficiency (Wirey)
R DI GESTI VE(aquired/vitality--diet & ex) L ENDO (const./essence--needs rest)
D Lung D Heart
M Stomach M Liver
P Bladder P Kidney
BONES Thin/Broad TI SSUE Watery / Fleshy / Sinewy / Boney
HANDS warm/cool/moist/dry NAI LS:
VOI CE Timid / Loud / Chatty
COMPLEXI ON
EYES Puffy / Yellow / Red / Dark Circles
TONGUE: body color:
coat:
shape:
moisture:
underneath:
movement:
OTHER


ASSESSMENT



PLAN





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FULL CONSULT (FOLLOW-UP I NTAKE & CONSENT)
This is the form used for follow-up consultations at the Herb Bus. (2 pages)
Herbalista Free Clinic Follow Up
1
HERBALISTA FREE CLINIC
FOLLOW UP

NAME Contact
Clinician(s) Station
By signing below, I understand the staff of this center are not licensed medical doctors and do not diagnose or
prescribe. I understand that the herbs and other recommendations I receive are traditionally considered safe. I
assume all responsibility for decisions I make regarding my health.

Sig X Date


































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Herbalista Free Clinic Follow Up
2
VIT/QI BL/YIN

PULSE SPEED: Fast/Slow LOCATI ON: Surface/Deep FORCE: Strong/Weak
COLD (tight and slow, side-to-side) WI ND (floating-ext /changing-int) DAMP (slippery, cotton, moist skin)
HEAT & FI RE (surging, urgent, rapid) SUMMER HEAT (floating, rapid, slip) HARDNESS = Yin deficiency (Wirey)
R DI GESTI VE(aquired/vitality--diet & ex) L ENDO (const./essence--needs rest)
D Lung D Heart
M Stomach M Liver
P Bladder P Kidney
BONES Thin/Broad TI SSUE Watery / Fleshy / Sinewy / Boney
HANDS warm/cool/moist/dry NAI LS:
VOI CE Timid / Loud / Chatty
COMPLEXI ON
EYES Puffy / Yellow / Red / Dark Circles
TONGUE: body color:
coat:
shape:
moisture:
underneath:
movement:
OTHER





TRACKI NG CRI TERI A


ASSESSMENT





PLAN








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DI SPENSARY FORM
This is the form used by our apothekers to keep track of the remedies dispensed at a
particular clinic. This is extremely helpful in determining the cost of a clinic, and is
consulted when organizing the kits for a return visit, to make sure we have packed all
remedies needed for that particular community. The Wish List is where we jot notes for
items we wish we had on the bus, so we can bring them with us the next time.

www. HERBALI STA. org
HERBALISTA FREE CLINIC
DISPENSARY LIST
STATION_________________________DATE______________

CAP, RAW
TINCT, GLY
POW ETC
PRODUCT AMOUNT(S) TOTAL






















WISH LIST TOTALS

Product Uni ts Uni t $ Total

Tinctures

Raw

Pills

Other
CONTAINERS
4oz 1oz 2oz 1/2oz
Sniffers Pill Jar Other

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***SUPPLI ES CHECKLI ST***


HERB BUS STATION
SUPPLY LIST
Supply checklists for Clinic Supplies and Bins.
Providing earth-based care to underserved communites.
This list is lovingly a work in progress.
LORNA MAUNEY-BRODEK
www.HERBALISTA.org
2013
FREE CLINIC
HERBALI STA
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***TI NCTURE KI TS***

These diagrams show the basic contents of our tincture kits.
The run bag (pictured at left) holds one ounce bottles and
serves mostly in first aid situations, as it is well padded and fits
in my backpack.

The two chests hold the remedies we typically work from on the
bus. One chest (on right) holds 64-2 oz simples and the other
(in middle) holds 20-4 oz simples and 5-2 oz. combinations. It
is important to keep track of the amounts dispensed of each
remedy so you can no which you need to have in a 4 ounce
bottle and which you may only need 2 ounces of.


*Most remedies are prepared in alcohol. If a remedy is non-alcoholic, we shade the box light green*





HERBALISTA FREE CLINIC
TINCTURE CHEST 2 OZ.

Usnea sp.
Verbascum
thapsus
Verbena
hastata
Viburnum
prunifolium
Vitex agnus-
castus
Withania
somnifera
Xanthorhyzia
simplississima
Zanthoxylum
clava-herculis
Sambucus
nigra (flowers)
Serenoa
repens
Szygium
aromaticum
Tabebuia
avellanedae
Tanacetum
parthenium
Trifolium
pratense
Turnera
diffusa
Urtica dioica
Panax
quinquefolius
Phyllanthus
emblica
Piscidia
piscipula
Polygonatum
biflorum
Prepared
Rehmania
Rhodiola rosea
Rosemarinus
officinalis
Rumex crispus
Ligusticum
porteri
Lobelia inflata
Lycium
barbarum
Lycopus
virginicus
Mahonia
Monotropa
uniflora
Nepeta cataria
Ocimum
sanctum
Filipendula
ulmaria
Glycyrrhiza
glabra
Grindelia
robusta
Hydrastis
canadense
Hypericum
perforatum
Hyssopus
officinale
Inula helenium
Leonurus
cardiaca
Commiphora
myrrha
Corydalis
yanhusuo
Curcuma longa
Dioscorea
villosa
Elettaria
cardamomum
Eleuthero
senticosus
Eschscholtzia
california
Eupatorium
perfoliatum
Avena sativa
ACV
Calendula
officinalis
Capsicum
Centella
asiatica
Ceonothus
cuniatus
Cinnamon Citrus sinensis
Collinsonia
canadensis
Actea
racemosa
Ambrosia
Anemarrhena
asphodeloides
Anemone
multifida
Anemopsis
californica
Aralia
racemosa
Arctium lappa
Arnica
cordifolia

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HERBALISTA FREE CLINIC
TINCTURE CHEST 4 OZ.

Slow the Flow Sambucus
canadensis
Schisandra
chinensis
Scutellaria
lateriflora
Valeriana
officinalis
Zingiber
officinalis
Sister Heart
Passiflora
incarnate
Passiflora
incarnate
Pedicularis
canadensis
Piper
methysticum
Rosa centifolia
Neutralizing
Cordial
Crataegus
Echinacea
MPS
Foeniculum
vulgare
Matricaria
recutita
Melissa
officinalis
Go with the
Flow
Achillea
millefolium
Albizzia
julibrissin
Angelica
sinensis
Astragalus
membranaceaus
Avena sativa
Bitters


HERBALISTA FREE CLINIC
RUN KIT 1 OZ.




Achillea millefolium
Albizia julibrissin
Anemone occidentale
Astragalus membranaceus
Avena sativa
Calendula officinalis
Ceonothus
Crataegus
Dioscorea villosa
Echinacea MPS
Eschscholzia californica
Eupatorium perfoliatum
Hydrastis canadensis
Hyssopus officinalis
Inula Helenium

Ligusticum porter
Lobelia inflata
Melissa officinalis
Matricaria recutita
Menthe piperita spiritus
Passiflora incarnate
Pedicularis canadensis
Piper methysticum
Rosa centifolia
Sambucus canadensis
Scutellaria lateriflora
Valeriana officinalis
Viburnum prunifolium
Zingiber officinale
Sister Heart






Cardamom
Cinnamon
Fennel









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***OTHER KI TS***



HERBALISTA FREE CLINIC
GENERAL BIN

Bottle Box
• ! oz (4)
• 1 oz (10)
• 2 oz (6)
• 4 oz (10)
• Capsule Bottles (3)
Bag Box
• Quart & ! Gallon Ziplocks
• 2”x3” Ziplock
• Paper Lunch Bags
• Paper/Cotton Tea Bags
Cleaner/Sanitize
• Povidine Iodine
• Spray Cleaner
• Hand Sanitizer
• Hydrogen Peroxide
Clipboards
• Intake Forms
• Dispensary Forms
• Labels
Gloves (S, M, L)
Powders / Chews
• Ashwagandha
• Cough Drops
• Ginger Candy
• Fennel Seeds
• Shatavari
• Triphala
• Turmeric
Tea Cups
Tea Service Pre-Bagged
• Breathe Easy
• Chamomile
• Ginger
• Gypsy Cold Care
• Peppermint
• Seasonal Blend
• Throat Coat
Tissues
Towels
• Bath (3)
• Flour Sack (3)
Trash Bags (large and small)
Trays (enameled)
Tool Box
• Batteries
• Chopsticks
• Dry Erase Markers
• Measuring Spoons
• Pens
• Scooper
• Sharpies
• Stapler / Staples





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HERBALISTA FREE CLINIC
DRY HERB CHEST

LOOSE HERBS
Astragalus
Barberry
Burdock Root
Calendula
Celery Seed
Chamomile
Cinnamon Sticks
Comfrey Leaf
Damiana
Dandelion Leaf
Dandelion Root
Elecampane
Ginger
Gymnema
Hibiscus
Hyssop
Lycii Berries
Lemon Balm
Licorice Root
Marshmallow Root
Marshmallow Root
Monarda
Mullein Leaf
Nettles
Oatstraw
Passion Flower
Pau D’arco
Peppermint
Pumpkin Seeds
Raspberry Leaf
Reishi
Rose Petals
Rose Hips
Tulsi Basil
Uva Ursi
Violet Leaf

BAGGED HERBS
Boldo
Breathe Easy
Calendula
Chamomile
Chamomile w/ Lavender
Fennel
Ginger
Gypsy Cold Care
Hibiscus
Licorice Root
Peppermint
Raspberry Leaf
Throat Coat

Tool s
Strainer
Scale
Cotton Tea Bags
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HERBALISTA FREE CLINIC
PILL & POTION CASE

ESSENTI AL OI LS
Peace of Mind
Eucalyptus
Lavender
Olbas
Po Sum On
Tea Tree
Thieves Oil

HERB CAP/CANDY
Cough Drops
CranStat Extra
Culing Pills
Electrolytes
Ginger Candy
Super Quercitin

HOMEOPATHI CS
Arnica
Rescue Remedy
OI LS
Ear Oil


OTHER
Moxa Stick
Hot Patches
Sea Salt
Sulfer Powder
Sunscreen
Hydrogen Peroxide

OTC
Allergy (Diphenhydramine)
Baby Aspirin
Calamine
Glucose
Ibuprofen
Tylenol
TEA BAGS
Breathe Easy
Calendula
Chamomile
Chamomile/Lavender
Fennel

TEA BAGS CONT.
Ginger
Gypsy Cold Care
Lavender
Marshmallow
Throat Coat
Tobacco
Yerba Mansa

TOOLS
Flashlight
Thermometer
Baby Spoon
Measuring Spoons

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HERBALISTA FREE CLINIC
WOUND CARE KIT
Ace Bandages
Activated Charcoal
Alcohol Swabs
Fabric Bandaids
• Finger / Knuckle
• Assorted Sizes
Benzoin Spray
Cotton Balls
Dosage Cups
Ear Bulb
Essential Oils:
• Tea Tree
• Lavendar
Eye Cup
Gauze Pads:
• sterile and non
• 4x4/3x3/2x2
Gloves (S,M,L)
Hand Sanitizer
Honey
Ice Pak
Irrigation Syringe
Linament - Arnica
Masks
Neti Pot
Povidone Scrub
Saline
Salve
• Goldenseal/Calendula
• Muscle Rub/Tiger
Sam Splint
Second Skin
Sharpie
Soap
Styptic Powder
SurgiTube (fingers/toes)
Q-Tips
Tampons/Pads
Tape:
• Medipore
• Durapore
Tinctures:
• Calendula
• Goldenseal
• Turmeric
Traumeel
Triangular Bandage
Tools
• Clippers / Nippers
• Curette / Files
• Scalpel / Blades
• Scissors
Tweezers
Vet Wrap (Assorted)
Xeroform
Yunnan Baiyao Powder
Zinc Oxide Cream
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***RESOURCE LI BRARY BI N***

Pati ent Fi l es (Each stati on has i ts own fol der)
A-Z Gui de to Drug-Herb-Vi tami n I nteracti ons
Adaptogens: Herbs for Strength Stami na and Stress Rel i ef by David Winston
Chi nese Medi cal Herbol ogy & Pharmacol ogy by John Chen
The Herb Bus Servi ce Manual
Herb Drug I nteracti ons by Francis Brinker
Merk Manual of Medi cal I nformati on (Home Edition)
Hel pi ng Oursel ves: A Gui de to Tradi ti onal Chi nese Food Energeti cs by Daverick Leggett
SWSBM I ndi cati ons / Materi a Medi ca Manual s by Michael Moore
TCM Di agnosi s Study Gui de by Qiao Yi
The Yoga of Herbs: An Ayurvedi c Gui de to Herbal Medi ci ne by Lad and Frawley
Vari ous Cri b Sheets
• Pregnancy Contras
• Breast Feeding Contras
• Pre-Op/Post-Op Concerns
• Interations / Depletions / Contraindications
• Pathology Cribs








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Earth-Based Care for Underserved Communities
www. HERBBUS. org
SUPPORT THE HERB BUS
Please consider making a tax-deductible donation
to support this greatly needed health resource. It
is only through your support that we can continue
to provide these services. Contributions of every
amount will be deeply appreciated and carefully
used. Donations can be made via check or PayPal.

Checks: Payable to Baraka Foundation
(Please write Herb Bus on the memo line)
c/o Lorna Mauney-Brodek
PO Box 17967
Atlanta, GA 30316
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www.HERBALISTA.org
HERBALI STA FREE CLI NI C
APOTHECARY WISH LIST

Thank you for considering donating herbal supplies to our clinic. We are a traveling botanical clinic and
classroom, providing earth-based care to the homeless and other underserved populations in Atlanta and
around the country. We compound and dispense free herbal remedies for our patients. Your support will
help sustain our efforts and hopefully to expand our offerings.

Below is a list of items we are either currently low on or dispense at a high rate. We care deeply about
the health of our patients, so please, only send well-cared for medicaments as specified below, paying
special attention to proper labeling. If you have any questions and for shipping information, please contact
Lorna at Lorna@Herbalista.org. Viva la Herb Bus!

TI NCTURES
Al l ti ncture l abel s MUST i ncl ude the fol l owi ng:
Botanical name / Date / Part Used / Fresh or Dry / Lot # / Contact info
Menstruum description - % and type of alcohol/glycerin/ACV used (i.e. 60% organic cane alcohol)
American Ginseng – Panax quinquefolius
Astragalus – Astragalus membranaceus
Black Cohosh – Actea racemosa
Damiana – Turnera diffusa
Dong Quai – Angelica sinensis
Echinacea – E. angustifolia, E. purpurea, etc…
Ginger – Zingiber officinale
Hawthorn Berry– Crataegus spp.
Lemon Balm – Melissa officinalis
Kava Kava – Piper methysticum
Milky Oats – Avena sativa**
Mimosa Flower & Bark – Albizzia julibrissins
Motherwort – Leonurus cardiac
Pedicularis – Pedicularis spp.
Reishi – Ganoderma lucidum
Rose – Rosa spp
Skullcap – Scutellaria incana, S. lateriflora, etc…
Tulsi – Ocimum tenuiflorum
Valerian– Valeriana officinalis
DRY HERBS
Pl ease l abel wi th the fol l owi ng i nformati on:
Botanical Name / Plant Part / Date harvested / Source (organic / ethically wildcrafted, place of origin)

Ashwagandha Powder– Withania somnifera
Astragalus – Astragalus membranaceus
Burdock Root – Arctium lappa
Calendula – Calendula officinalis
Dandelion Leaf and Root – Taraxacum officinale
Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare
Lavender – Lavendula spp.
Lemon Balm – Melissa officinalis
Lycii Berries – Lycium barbarum, L. chinense
Marshmallow – Althea officinalis
Mullein – Verbascum Thapsus
Nettles – Urtica dioica
Oat Tops / Oat Straw – Avena
Red Clover – Trifolium pratens
Reishi - Ganoderma
Rose Petals – Rosa spp.
Triphala Powder
Tulsi or Holy Basil – Ocimum tenuiflorum
Turmeric – Curcuma longa
TEA BAGS
Ginger
Chamomile
Gypsy Cold Care
Throat Coat
Breathe Easy

APOTHECARY SUPPLI ES
!, 1, 2, & 4 oz amber bottles Quart & ! gallon ziplock Vegetable Glycerine
CAPSULES
CranStat Extra by Vitanica
Milk Thistle Capsules by Eclectic Institute
Cough Drops
Super Quercitin by Bluebonnet
Vitamin C
OI LS
Lavender Essential Oil
Tea Tree Essentail Oil
Olbas Oil Blend
St. John’s Wort Infused Oil
Arnica Infused Oil