The Consultation Process

The owner, Iris Gage, also offers her time for one-on-one consultations in her private office at Grian Herbs Apothecary, 34 Elm Street, Montpelier Vermont.

During these consultations, Iris will ask many questions around your health history, lifestyle, diet, physical and emotional conditions as well as any other relevant information in regards to your primary concerns. Consultations typically take 1 hour, afterwards Iris will formulate a custom therapeutic strategy to address your specific needs.

The custom therapeutic strategy often includes herbal formulas like tinctures, teas, powder blends, elixirs,  as well as nutritional recommendations, essential oils, and lifestyle adaptations.
Iris is a registered Clinical Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild and trained at the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism with over 1200 hours supervised clinical experience.  Iris was also a clinical supervisor at VCIH for many years for the 3rd year clinical students.

Cost of Consultations

Clinical intakes are $200: includes a 1 hour initial session and a 30 minute follow up to discuss therapeutics. Cost doesn’t include formulas and herbal remedies.

Follow ups afterwards are $75, and usually last 30 minutes to 1 hour. 

*Please note that the cost of consultations includes the 2-5 hours of time spent on formulation, research and case write up.


Booking a Consultation

To book a consultation or for further information, please call the apothecary at 802-223-0043 or e-mail Iris at

Please allow up to 4 weeks for initial consultation scheduling.