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9 Herbal Books for Your Reading Pleasure



Herbal Books

Herbal Books

I wanted to share 9 books about herbalism that you might enjoy. They range from classics to more current publications. I included a link to each book on Amazon, along with the book description, if available. If you see a book you like, just click the link for the book for more information.

  • [easyazon_link asin=”1438243081″ locale=”US” new_window=”yes” nofollow=”default” tag=”herandoilhub-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”yes”]Culpeper’s Complete Herbal: Updated With 117 Modern Herbs[/easyazon_link]

by Nicholas Culpeper

The original Culpeper’s Herbal, complete in all it’s charm, humor and practicality, updated with the medicinal and magickal uses of 117 Modern Herbs. For over 350 years, this historic and definitive guide to herbal remedies, written by physician Nicholas Culpeper, has been the book to turn for anyone interested in using herbs.

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  • [easyazon_link asin=”0961462027″ locale=”US” new_window=”yes” nofollow=”default” tag=”herandoilhub-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”yes”]Healing Wise (Wise Woman Herbal Series)[/easyazon_link]

 by Susun Weed

Superb herbal in the feminine-intuitive mode. Complete instructions for using common plants for food, beauty, medicine, and longevity.

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  • [easyazon_link asin=”0880299215″ locale=”US” new_window=”yes” nofollow=”default” tag=”herandoilhub-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”yes”]A Modern Herbal: The Medicinal, Culinary, Cosmetic, and Economic Properties, Cultivation, and Folklore of Herbs, Grasses, Fungi, Shrubs, and Trees with All Their Modern Scientific Uses[/easyazon_link]

by M. Grieve

A Modern Herbal brings the knowledge of herbs up to date, drawing together both scientific and traditional information in a comprehensive encyclopedia. It describes, in alphabetical order, over 1,000 British and American plants, giving details of their cultivation, chemical and medicinal properties, botanical information, appearance, and economic uses, as well as of their significance in folklore. This is the fullest, most exact, most useful compilation of herbal material. The book contains 161 illustrations in one complete volume.  Margaret Grieve founded the Society of Herbalists, and a Fellow of the Royal Horticultural Society.

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  • [easyazon_link asin=”B00DJG482I” locale=”US” new_window=”yes” nofollow=”default” tag=”herandoilhub-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”yes”]The Herbal Medicine Maker’s Handbook: A Home Manual by Green, James (2000)[/easyazon_link]

by James Green

THE HERBAL MEDICINE-MAKER’S HANDBOOK is an entertaining compilation of natural home remedies written by one of the great herbalists, James Green, author of the best-selling THE MALE HERBAL. Writing in a delightfully personal and down-home style, Green emphasizes the point that herbal medicine-making is fundamental to every culture on the planet and is accessible to everyone. So, first head into the garden and learn to harvest your own herbs, and then head into your kitchen and whip up a batch of raspberry cough syrup, or perhaps a soothing elixir to erase the daily stresses of modern life.

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  • [easyazon_link asin=”1583334009″ locale=”US” new_window=”yes” nofollow=”default” tag=”herandoilhub-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”yes”]Prescription for Nutritional Healing, Fifth Edition: A Practical A-to-Z Reference to Drug-Free Remedies Using Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs & Food Supplements[/easyazon_link]

by Phyllis A. Balch CNC

Prescription for Nutritional Healing is the nation’s #1 bestselling guide to natural remedies. The new fifth edition incorporates the most recent information on a variety of alternative healing and preventive therapies and new findings on vitamins, supplements, and herbs.

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  • [easyazon_link asin=”B003ZHVBB2″ locale=”US” new_window=”yes” nofollow=”default” tag=”herandoilhub-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”yes”]Adaptogens: Herbs for Strength, Stamina, and Stress Relief[/easyazon_link]

by  David Winston  & Steven Maimes

The definitive guide to adaptogenic herbs, formerly known as “tonics,” that counter the effects of age and stress on the body. The book reveals how adaptogens increase the body’s resistance to adverse influences. It also provides a history of the use of these herbal remedies and the actions, properties, preparation, and dosage for each herb.

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  • [easyazon_link asin=”B001W588FG” locale=”US” new_window=”yes” nofollow=”default” tag=”herandoilhub-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”yes”]Rosemary Gladstar’s Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health: 175 Teas, Tonics, Oils, Salves, Tinctures, and Other Natural Remedies for the Entire Family[/easyazon_link]

by Rosemary Gladstar

Rosemary Gladstar is the mother of modern herbalism. Her wisdom and vision have inspired an entire generation of herbal healers, and her insights into the healing power of plants have helped people everywhere embrace more natural, healthy, and radiant lives.

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  • [easyazon_link asin=”B004GEAWLS” locale=”US” new_window=”yes” nofollow=”default” tag=”herandoilhub-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”yes”]Medical Herbalism: The Science and Practice of Herbal Medicine[/easyazon_link]

by  David Hoffmann &  F.N. Hoffmann

Medical Herbalism contains comprehensive information concerning the identification and use of medicinal plants by chemical structure and physiological effect, the art and science of making herbal medicine, the limitations and potential of viewing herbs chemically, and the challenge to current research paradigms posed by complex plant medicines. It also includes information on toxicology and contraindications, the issues involved in determining dosage and formulation types for an individual, guides to the different measurement systems and conversion tables, and the pros and cons of both industrial and traditional techniques.

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  • [easyazon_link asin=”0285631276″ locale=”US” new_window=”yes” nofollow=”default” tag=”herandoilhub-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”yes”]Ginger: The Ultimate Home Remedy[/easyazon_link]

by Stephen Fulder

This book describes how to use ginger as a health remedy, and explores its history and mythology.


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