Gold Country Herb Society

of El Dorado County      

Suggested Presenter Guidelines


Presenting a topic at a monthly meeting?  Here are the presenter guidelines to help you plan your presentation.


  • Photo of Herb
  • Plant Classification (genus and species) and common name
  • History 
  • Description/Cultivation
    • Growing Habits
    • Companion Planting
    • Propagation
    • Identifying characteristics
    • Other
  • Parts Used
  • Culinary and other key uses
  • Medicinal Uses / Safety / Precautions
    • Contraindications
    • Adverse effects
    • Personal experience
    • Other
  • Recipes
  • Folklore
  • Sources of Information