The H.E.R.B.S. Project, an initiative by Dutch designer Nienke Hoogvliet, investigates if herbs, when used as a textile dye, can have the medicinal properties they are renowned for when worn on skin. The textile industry has a huge impact on nature and the workers in the industry, because of all the chemicals that are used in production processes. Nienke Hoogvliet started to wonder if these … Continue reading H.E.R.B.S. Installation: Dutch designer Nienke Hoogvliet investigates if herbs have a medicinal effect when used as a textile dye
Many people are now purchasing herbs and herbal remedies for medicinal purposes. But do you know where these herbs come from? Producing effective herbal medicine that is good for people and good for the environment involves taking steps to ensure that companies are not only in the business of producing herbal products but are also working to sustain livelihoods and the earth, according to The … Continue reading How sustainable is the herb industry?