Founded in 1982, the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is the national trade association and voice of the herbal products industry. AHPA is comprised of more than 350 member companies, consisting primarily of domestic and foreign companies doing business as growers, processors, manufacturers and marketers of herbs and herbal products as foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics, and non-prescription drugs, and also including companies that provide expert services to the herbal trade.

AHPA’s mission is to promote the responsible and sustainable commerce of herbal products to ensure that consumers have informed access to a wide variety of safe herbal goods. AHPA’s vision is for high quality herbal products to be readily accessible to and broadly used by consumers.

Membership Categories

Active Members

Growers, importers, processors, marketers, and manufacturers of herbs and/or herbal products whose principal place of business is in the United States are eligible for full voting membership in the American Herbal Products Association. Membership may be held by any legal entity, including individuals, corporations, and partnerships.

Annual Revenue*


Less than $500,000


$500,000 - $1.5 million


$1.5 - $3 million                


$3 - $5 million


$5 - $7.5 million                


$7.5 - $10 million


$10 - $15 million


$15 - $30 million


$30 - $120 million


More than $120 million  



Associate Members

Individuals, companies, partnerships, and other organizations that serving the herbal products industry may hold a non-voting membership in the American Herbal Products Association. The Associate Member category includes but is not limited to researchers, educators, consultants, attorneys, the media, medical professionals (physicians, herbalists, naturopaths, pharmacists, acupuncturists, etc.).

AHPA Associate Member dues are $2,000 annually.


*Membership dues are based on annual U.S. sales of herbs and any products that contain one or more herbal ingredients.


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