I am Robert Hale, a herbalist based on the island of Ibiza, Spain. I offer online consultations to address your health concerns, starting from this web portal.
While I am able to help with a wide variety of health issues, I have special interests in pain, musculoskeletal issues, neurology, stress, mood disturbances, and medicinal plants of the Mediterranean basin and Near East.
My interest in and love for all things natural goes way back to when I was a child exploring the local countryside and its woods, ponds and brooks… (Read more)
About Herbal Medicine
Herbs, along with massage, must surely be the one of the oldest forms of medicines used by human beings. Herbal medicine is very effective and certainly remains relevant today… (Read more)
I offer online consultations for a wide range of health problems.
Consultations can be conducted in English, Spanish or Italian… (Read more)
Blog: Home Herbal
Home health tips using herbs.
Blog: Old-World Medicinal Plants
A blog about medicinal plants of the Mediterranean basin and Near East.
Photo: Capparis spinosa L. (caper). Royalty-free image from Pxfuel.com.
Mediterranean Healing Herbs
I am writing a book called Mediterranean Healing Herbs: A Holistic Household Guide. While I am writing it, I am making the developing manuscript available – as a work in progress – on this website.
Field Notes From the Rain Forest of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
An account of a small scale project to document some of the medicinal plants important to the native Temuan people in peninsular Malaysia. To read about my Malaysian adventure, see here.
Drawing and paintings of plants from A Modern Herbal by M. Grieve (1931): Marsh Mallow, Garlic, Lavender, Rosemary. Photo of woman at desk from Pikist.