Herbal Education Books

We have searched the horizon in pursuit of fine books and educational tools that encourage and foster herbal living. Each and every offering was handpicked as a staff favorite and we wholeheartedly recommended them to you.

21st Century Herbalists

  • By Jesse Wolf Hardin, 2012 (softcover, 376 pages)
21st Century Herbalists

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$39.00
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Read interviews conducted by author Jesse Wolf Hardin of famed "rock star" herbalists, radical outliers, and regionally known herbal teachers in 21st Century Herbalists. This book draws new insight and ideas in awakening, deepening, or boosting your relationship with botanicals.

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A Kids Herb Book

  • By Lesley Tierra, 2009 (softcover, 264 pages)
A Kids Herb Book

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$19.95
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b206

An excellent book for introducing children to the world of herbs, author Lesley Tierra has created a one-of-a-kind treasure for kids and parents alike. A Kid's Herb Book includes whimsical illustrations and stories that encourage children to become involved in caring about themselves at an early age.

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A Modern Herbal (two volumes)

  • By Mrs. Grieve, 2015 (softcover, 902 pages)
A Modern Herbal (two volumes)

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$35.90
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A Modern Herbal is the contemporary version of the medieval herbal encyclopedia Herbal. It is as rich in scientific fact and folklore as its predecessors and is equally as comprehensive in coverage. Author Mrs. Grieve has expanded upon this wealth of botanical knowledge covering more than 800 varieties of plants, and includes methods of cultivation, chemical constituencies, and preparations.

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Body into Balance

  • By Maria Noel Groves, 2016 (softcover, 336 pages)
Body into Balance

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$24.95
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Many common concerns can be evidence of deeper imbalances in your body. Learning how to read these clues is important in maintaining optimal health. With Body into Balance, herbalist and author Maria Noël Groves guides readers on how to read body signals and support wellness with herbal remedies and other natural treatments.

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Breverton’s Complete Herbal

  • By Terry Breverton, 2011 (hardcover, 383 pages)
Breverton’s Complete Herbal

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$19.95
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Author Terry Breverton compiles more than 350 years of herbal wisdom in Breverton’s Complete Herbal. This modern reworking of Nicholas Culpeper’s 1653 book The English Physician and Complete Herbal, alphabetically details over 250 herbs and spices including new botanicals not featured in Culpeper’s original text.

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Conceiving Healthy Babies

  • By Dawn Combs, 2014 (softcover, 375 pages)
Conceiving Healthy Babies

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$24.95
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Drawing on author Dawn Comb’s own personal triumph over infertility, Conceiving Healthy Babies is a unique herbal guide to achieving balance in preconception, pregnancy, lactation, and beyond. Packed with detailed information on hundreds of different herbs, this comprehensive manual is a road map for conceiving and supporting complete health for the whole family.

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Dental Herbalism

  • By Leslie M. Alexander and Linda A. Straub-Bruce, 2014 (softcover, 453 pages)
Dental Herbalism

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$19.95
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In Dental Herbalism, registered dental hygienist Linda Straub-Bruce and herbalist Leslie Alexander , detail the usage of 41 safe and effective herbs to help ensure optimal oral health.

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Desk Reference to Nature's Medicine

  • By Steven Foster and Rebecca L. Johnson, 2006 (softcover, 416 pages)
Desk Reference to Nature's Medicine

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$24.00
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b148

Using 350 full-color photographs, botanical drawings, and maps, Desk Reference to Nature’s Medicine by authors Steven Foster and Rebecca L. Johnson details the history and work of renowned botanical experts of past and present. This coffee table worthy book features beautifully illustrated entries for hundreds of plants that have been used for millennia.

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DIY Bitters

  • By Guido Mase & Jovial King, 2016 (hardcover, 208 pages)
DIY Bitters

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$24.99
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Authors Guido Mase and Jovial King take readers through the process of making bitters at home using beautiful instructional photographs and botanical illustrations in the book DIY Bitter. Used since the Middle Ages, bitters are traditionally taken before or after a meal and can help stimulate and promote healthy digestion.

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Dr. Kidd's Herbal Cat Care

  • By Randy Kidd, D.V.M., 2000 (softcover, 201 pages)
Dr. Kidd's Herbal Cat Care

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$14.95
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b36

In this comprehensive cat care guide Dr. Kidd’s Herbal Cat Care, holistic veterinarian Randy Kidd offers information on gentle, chemical-free alternatives for preventative care as well as immediate health problems.

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Dr. Kidd's Herbal Dog Care

  • By Randy Kidd, D.V.M., 2000 (softcover, 203 pages)
Dr. Kidd's Herbal Dog Care

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$14.95
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b37

In this comprehensive dog care guide Dr. Kidd’s Herbal Dog Care, holistic veterinarian Randy Kidd offers information on gentle, chemical-free alternatives for preventative care as well as immediate health concerns.

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Hands on Healing Remedies

  • By Stephanie L. Tourles, 2012 (softcover, 320 pages)
Hands on Healing Remedies

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$18.95
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Author Stephanie Tourles offers 150 original recipes for herbal balms, oils, salves, and other topical creations. Hands on Healing Rememdies is filled with scores of safe and effective blend to make at home.

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Herbal ABC's

  • By Dr. Sharol Marie Tilgner, 2018 (softcover, 440 pages)
Herbal ABC's

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$29.95
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This indispensable book includes information on physiology and is organized by organ systems of the body. Naturopathic physician, long time herbalist, and farmer Dr. Sharol Tilgner, created Herbal ABC’s The Foundation of Herbal Medicine out of the desire to make teachings from her private classes available to the public.

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Herbal Antibiotics

  • By Stephen Harrod Buhner, 2012 (softcover, 468 pages)
Herbal Antibiotics

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$24.95
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Author Stephen Harrod Buhner offers conclusive and compelling evidence that plants should be our first line of defense against resistant infections. Herbal Antibiotics explains the roots of antibiotic resistance, explores the value of herbs, and provides in-depth profiles of the most reliably botanicals, giving you the confidence to identify the best herbal formulas for you and your family.

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Herbal Antivirals

  • By Stephen Harrod Buhner, 2013 (softcover, 408 pages)
Herbal Antivirals

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$24.95
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Herbal Antivirals teaches readers ways to build immunity and protect yourself with broad-spectrum herbal preparations. Author Stephen Harrod Buhner expertly profiles the plants that have proven to be most effective in strengthening the immune system.

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Herbal Healing for Children

  • By Demetria Clark, 2011 (softcover, 224 pages)
Herbal Healing for Children

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$14.95
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b320

Herbal Healing for Children is an easy-to-follow, hands-on guide that gives parents herbal alternatives to common concerns. Author Demetria Clark offers an introduction to working with herbs, an explanation of how they work, and information on which botanicals to keep on hand for daily use.

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Herbal Healing for Men

  • By Rosemary Gladstar, 2017 (softcover, 216 pages)
Herbal Healing for Men

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$16.95
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Learn how to support your male energy and vitality with Herbal Healing for Men. Treasured herbalist and author Rosemary Gladstar tailors her years of experience to address the health and wellbeing of men.

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Herbal Healing for Women

  • By Rosemary Gladstar, 1993 (softcover, 303 pages)
Herbal Healing for Women

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$16.00
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b600

Rosemary Gladstar chronicles recipes that are helpful to women at any stage in their life. Covering young and old alike, Herbal Healing for Women includes hundreds of herbal remedies that can benefit women no matter your age.

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Herbal Medicine for Beginners

  • By Katja Swift and Ryn Midura, 2018 (softcover, 235 pages)
Herbal Medicine for Beginners

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$15.99
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Herbal Medicine for Beginners is a helpful step by step guide for budding herbalist, utilizing 35 essential herbs and providing over 100 herbal formulations for common uses. Authors Katja Swift and Ryn Midura provide an array of simple-to-follow recipes in this excellent beginner’s guide.

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Herbal Medicine from the Heart of Earth

  • By Sharol Tilgner ND, 2009 (softcover, 439 pages)
Herbal Medicine from the Heart of Earth

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$29.95
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b1

Herbal Medicine from the Heart of the Earth by Sharol Tilgner, contains detailed information on 190 valuable herbs, including: specific indications, general uses, constituents, and contraindications organized by body system.

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Herbal Medicine Maker's Handbook

  • By James Green, 2000 (softcover, 384 pages)
Herbal Medicine Maker's Handbook

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$22.99
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b18

Herbal Medicine Maker’s Handbook is a compilation of natural home remedies written by renowned herbalist James Green. Through conversational story telling narrative, Green teaches readers how to craft their own formulas while detailing herbal history. The author wants readers to understand the importance of herbs no matter their background and aims to do this with his shared knowledge on the subject.

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Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health

  • By Rosemary Gladstar, 2008 (softcover, 400 pages)
Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health

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$16.95
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b299

Promoting health and radiant beauty with 175 recipes, Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health by renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar provides time-tested natural therapies and herbal remedies that are easy to use. She guides readers every step of the way, from the growing and ecologically-sound harvesting of herbs, to basic preparations and applications.

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Herbs for Children's Health

  • By Rosemary Gladstar, 2015 (softcover, 122 pages)
Herbs for Children's Health

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$8.95
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Herbalist Rosemary Gladstar guides readers on how to make teas, salves, and food that can help with variety of common concerns and general wellbeing with Herbs for Children’s Health.

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Herbs for Common Ailments

  • By Rosemary Gladstar, 2014 (softcover, 124 pages)
Herbs for Common Ailments

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$8.95
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Herbs for Common Ailments is an informative guide by herbalist Rosemary Gladstar that profiles more than 50 herbs and how they are used in simple to make recipes for a variety of illnesses. These recipes address common ailments such as burns, bruises, headaches, congestion, along with other minor wounds.

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Herbs for Healthy Aging

  • By David Hoffmann, 2014 (softcover, 372 pages)
Herbs for Healthy Aging

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$19.95
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In Herbs for Healthy Aging herbalist David Hoffmann discusses how to maintain the body’s vitality as we age and how to address health concerns brought about by growing older. He provides herbal insights to restore and protect each of the body’s major systems.

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Herbs for Long-Lasting Health

  • By Rosemary Gladstar, 2014 (softcover, 123 pages)
Herbs for Long-Lasting Health

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$8.95
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Author Rosemary Gladstar guides readers on the path to wellness from middle age to beyond with Herbs for Long-Lasting Health. This exciting guide outlines the beneficial properties of dozens of specific herbs and their uses at different points in our life cycle.

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Herbs for Stress & Anxiety

  • By Rosemary Gladstar, 2014 (softcover, 123 pages)
Herbs for Stress & Anxiety

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$8.95
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With Herbs for Stress & Anxiety renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar explains exactly what is needed to address modern maladies by supporting a healthy central nervous system. She profiles 21 herbs that have been traditionally used to support a lifestyle that minimizes worry and maximizes harmony.

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Making Plant Medicine

  • By Richo Cech, 2016 (softcover, 334 pages)
Making Plant Medicine

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$24.95
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Making Plant Medicine by Richo Cech is all about using herbs and traditional herbalist techniques to create remedies. Originally published over 15 years ago, this book has become a preferred resource for learning to make herbal tinctures, teas, syrups, oils, and salves.

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Materia Medica

  • By Jesse Wolf Hardin, 2017 (softcover, 504 pages)
Materia Medica

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$45.00
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With Materia Medica author Jesse Wolf Hardin provides an excellent collection of plant profiles and essays by some of the most renowned and respected contemporary herbalists. Featuring contributions from such herbal luminaries as Phyllis Light, 7Song, Sean Donahue, Susan Leopold, and many more, this collection of knowledge has been repurposed and expanded as a resource for practitioners.

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Medical Herbalism

  • By David Hoffmann, 2003 (hardcover, 666 pages)
Medical Herbalism

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$60.00
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b107

Medical Herbalism is a foundational textbook on the scientific principles of herbal uses. Author David Hoffmann details the intricate chemistry behind working with botanicals, providing important background and insights into how herbal remedies are able to achieve their results and the limitations and potential of viewing herbs chemically.

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Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide

  • By Rosemary Gladstar, 2012 (softcover, 224 pages)
Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide

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$14.95
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Author Rosemary Gladstar offers a fresh introduction to growing and using 33 of her favorite herbs in Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide. This book is complete with easy-to-follow recipes for brewing restorative teas, blending salves, and making tinctures, oils, and syrups.

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Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West

  • By Michael Moore, 2003 (softcover, 359 pages)
Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West

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$22.50
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b88

Renowned herbalist and teacher Michael Moore presents a one-of-a-kind guide covering over 300 species of plants ranging from Baja California to Southeast Alaska with Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West. Featuring both native and introduced species within the region, this attractive book features maps, line drawings, and color photographs.

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Sacred and Herbal Healing Beers

  • By Stephen Harrod Buhner, 1998 (softcover, 534 pages)
Sacred and Herbal Healing Beers

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$19.95
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Sacred and Herbal Healing Beers by Stephen Harrod Buhner is the authoritative guide to the sacred aspects of indigenous, psychotropic, and herbal beers of the world. This beautiful and provocative exploration of the folklore of ancient fermentation is revealed through 200 plants and hive products.

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The Anima Herbal Recipe Book

  • By Christine King, 2011 (softcover, 50 pages)
The Anima Herbal Recipe Book

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$24.95
SKU
b315

In The Anima Herbal Recipe Book, veterinarian and author Christine King shares herbal blends that she has developed and uses for animals. Most recipes are designed for larger animals and livestock, but the recipes can also be modified for dogs and cats as well.

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The Complete Herbs Sourcebook

  • By David Hoffmann, 2016 (softcover, 399 pages)
The Complete Herbs Sourcebook

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$19.99
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In this comprehensive and authoritative guide, expert herbalist David Hoffmann offers a unique and holistic approach to maintaining your wellbeing . The Complete Herbs Sourcebook features herbs that benefit all parts of the body, from the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, to the nervous system and beyond.

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The Male Herbal

  • By James Green, 2007 (softcover, 340 pages)
The Male Herbal

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$16.95
SKU
b235

Author James Green gives men the tools they need to create or maintain physical and emotional health with this second edition of The Male Herbal. By following Green's newly developed constitutional model and referencing the comprehensive alphabetical herbal listings, you can create an herbal program attuned to your unique body type, lifestyle, and health needs.

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The Modern Herbal Dispensatory

  • By Thomas Easley and Steven Horne, 2016 (softcover, 362 pages)
The Modern Herbal Dispensatory

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$24.95
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The Modern Herbal Dispensatory by Thomas Easley and Steven Horne includes details on 250 different botanicals providing everything from harvesting to uses. Readers who appreciate the health-giving properties of herbal preparations but are discouraged by the high price of commercial products can now make their own for a fraction of the cost.

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The Natural Pregnancy Book

  • By Aviva Jill Romm, 2014 (softcover, 288 pages)
The Natural Pregnancy Book

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$17.99
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The Natural Pregnancy Book by Aviva Jill Romm is a well-known guide to a safe, natural pregnancy and childbirth using herbs, nutrition, and other holistic choices. Featuring an integrative approach with current medical, herbal, and nutritional information, this book is an excellent resource for expecting mothers.

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The Plant Healer's Path

  • By Jesse Wolf Hardin, 2017 (softcover, 302 pages)
The Plant Healer's Path

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$39.00
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The Plant Healer's Path is a groundbreaking work by Jesse Wolf Hardin that offers a philosophical approach for taking control of and enjoying our lives as we walk down the path of plant lore. You will also find enchanting botanical tales and profiles for many useful plants from Kiva Rose.

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The School of Natural Healing

  • By Dr. John R. Christopher, 2014 (hardcover, 672 pages)
The School of Natural Healing

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$79.95
SKU
b33

The School of Natural Healing has been a trusted botanical resource since it was first published. In this newest 15th edition, Dr. Christopher provides in depth information on over 100 common herbs, including Latin and common names, botanical descriptions, usage and action, preparation, and administration, as well as case histories, horticultural, and storage information.

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The Woman's Herbal Apothecary

  • By JJ Pursell, 2018 (softcover, 256 pages)
The Woman's Herbal Apothecary

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$24.99
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Engaging and empowering, The Woman’s Herbal Apothecary by naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist JJ Purcell is a valuable selfcare tool. Written to be inclusive of all women as well all those who don’t fall within the gender binary, this book contains 200 recipes and covers the full spectrum of women’s concerns and major life stages.

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Women Healers of the World

  • By Holly Bellebuono, 2014 (hardcover, 278 pages)
Women Healers of the World

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$24.95
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Women Healers of the World shares with readers an extraordinary variety of stories, challenges, and triumphs of remarkable women from past and present, all of whom promote the use of herbs. Herbalist and author Holly Bellebuono educates readers about plant-based traditions from around the world and women who have practiced them. This book also explores the geography, history, and heritage of 20 countries where these traditions first originated.

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