Paul likes to be on the cutting edge. As founder and president of Herbal Products & Development, he has studied and researched herbs and plants and has formulated innovative herbal products and whole food concentrates for over 30 years. He an avid reader and researcher with a strong interest in new developments on the herbal and health frontiers. He is dedicated to implementing new concepts in health, nutrition, and herbology. His involvement in new product development in the United States has led him to visit many countries around the world to study and photograph plants and herbs. He has become quite knowledgeable about native and foreign flora. Herbal Products & Development implements Paul's vision of bringing nourishing and effective original formulation and other products that he believes in to market. Herbal Products & Development is well-known regionally and offers products nationally to individuals, practitioners, and stores.
Some of Paul's current and recent projects include the development of two websites, Unifiedcommunity.info (and .net) and ExploringBotanicals.com. Unified Community was conceived as a union of communities and offers links to over 2,500 websites from around the world dedicated to a sustainable, environmentally responsible world. Exploring Botanicals website will showcase Paul's large photo collection of local and international plants along with identifying information. Paul has recently become a founding member of a new company, WOWGROWAlgae. They are developing and marketing a highly mineralized plant fertilizer composed of blue-green algae from Klamath Lake, Oregon.
Paul enjoys sharing with people and the community-at-large. He has sponsored and has been involved in many community events including the Hemp Expo '98 in Santa Cruz, the Spring into Summer 2012 Event, and Synergy Parties. Paul has been a featured speaker at local and regional venues discussing topics including health, food, and nutrition and has been providing samples of his cultured and fermented foods as well as some of Herbal Products & Development's products. Some of his recipes can be found on Herbal Products & Development and Unified Community/Links.More recently when time and current circumstances permit, Paul enjoys going to musical and multi-cultural events. He volunteers his services with First Aid at some of those events.