Herbal Resources

A Radicle – Guido Masé

This is Anarcho Herbalism Thoughts On Health and Healing For the Revolution - Laurel Luddite

Crockpots and Cauldrons -  Rebecca  Altman

Dr. Duke’s Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases  – Dr. Jim Duke

From the Ground Up Zine

Gold Roots and Threads - Renée Adele

Gaia’s Gifts – Darcy French Blue

Green Man’s Ramblings   – Sean Donahue

Fellow workers farm collective  -Traci Picard

Herbcraft.org – Jim McDonald

Herbal Roots Zine – Kristine Brown

Larken Bunce: Herbalist, Teacher, Photographer

Legal and Regulatory FAQs | American Herbalist Guild

Medical Herbalism Back Issues – Paul Bergner

Medicine  Woman’s Roots -  Kiva Rose

Missouri Herbs -  Jamie Jackson

Northeast School of Botanical Medicine – 7Song

Numen Blog

Of  the Body - Jennifer Patterson

The Family Herbalist   – Natalie Vickery

The Human Path – Sam Coffman

Traditional Roots Institute – Dr.  Orna Izakson

Sunnyfield Herb Farm - Matthew Wood

Free (Content is either available online or free to download.  I’ve also added  pdf’s of some of these public domain books directly to the page,  because I’ve heard that Google may begin charging people to access their public domain library.  If  you see something you believe isn’t public domain, please let me know.)

Free Sample of Plant Healer Magazine

Galen: On the Natural Faculties

Culpeper’s Complete Herbal including a Key to Galen’s Physick

Lindlahr: Nature cure

Thurston : The Philosophy of Physiomedicalism

Scudder: American Eclectic Materia Medica  10th ed.

Cook; Compend of the New Materia Medica 

Cook: Dispensatory

Fenners: Complete Formulary 

Botanalogia universalis Hibernica by John, K’Eogh

The Medical Profession in Ancient Times by John Watson

Irish Ethno-Botany and the Evolution of Medicine in Ireland by Michael F. Maloney

The Family Herbal (An account of all those English plants, which are remarkable for their virtues)    by John Hill

Flora Scotica or, A systematic arrangement, in the Linnæan method, of the native plants of Scotland and the Hebrides by John Lightfoot

A garden of herbs : being a practical handbook to the making of an old English herb garden ; together with numerous receipts from contemporary authorities (1922) by , Eleanour Sinclair Rohde

The Old English Herbals By Eleanor Sinclair Rohde

The American Practice Condensed (The Family Physician) by Wooster Beach

A Modern Herbal by M. Grieves – please note this is an abridged version of the books.

Clinical Herb Manuals by Michael  Moore

Practical Primitive Skill of the Month – Tincture Press Tutorial

Favorites available for Purchase:

These aren’t free but well worth the money spent.    I have them listed in the order of how much I love them, but they certainly are all worth.    While not a beginners’ volume by any means,  I wish like mad that I’d read Matthew Wood’s Practice of Traditional Herbalism before I tried plowing through some of these older texts I have listed above.  I would definitely suggest ordering his books in the following order.

The Book of  Herbal Wisdom by Matthew Wood

The Earthwise Herbal: A Complete Guide to Old World Medicinal Plants by Matthew Wood

The Earthwise Herbal: A Complete Guide to New World Medicinal Plants by Matthew Wood

Making Plant Medicine – Richo Cech

The Medicinal Herb Grower, Volume 1 – Richo Cech

The Wild Medicine Solution: Healing with Aromatic, Bitter, and Tonic Plants – Guido Masé

Practical Herbs – Henriette Kress

Common Herbs for Natural Health by Juliette de Bairacli Levy

Nature’s Children by Juliette de Bairacli Levy

Back To Eden by Jethro Kloss

Intermediate to Advanced

The Practice of Traditional Western Herbalism: Basic Doctrine, Energetics, and Classification by Matthew Wood

The Practicing Herbalist –  by Margi Flint     This text is not cheap, however, sometimes Margi offers discounts when she is at conferences.     I picked up my copy from her at TWHC.   So put it on your “someday” list and snap it up when you are able.

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