Below is a bibliography of educational resources referenced throughout this site and in handouts and/or educational materials we offer. We’ve included and will continue to expand this list with herbal research documents, books, articles, and links used to discover the traditional uses and current discoveries of herbs and botanicals from all over the world.

American Botanical Council, HerbClip, various reviews March 1, 2017 to present.

Balch, Phyllis A., and Stacey J. Bell. Prescription for Herbal Healing: an Easy-to-Use A-Z Reference to Hundreds of Common Disorders and Their Herbal Remedies. Avery, 2012.

Bennett, Robin Rose.  The Gift of Healing Herbs:  Plant Medicines and Home Remedies for a Vibrantly Healthy Life.

Buhner, Stephen Harrod.  Herbal Antibiotics:  Natural Alternatives for Treating Drug Resistant Bacteria.  Storey, 2012.

Buhner, Stephen Harrod.  Herbal Antivirals:  Natural Remedies for Emerging & Resistant Viral Infections.  Storey, 2013.

Bown, Deni.  Encyclopedia of Herbs & Their Uses.  Dorling Kindersley, 1995.

Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine (Online Herbal Programs), various course materials.

Christensen, Kyle, DC, MH.  Herbal First Aid and Health Care:  Medicine for a New Millennium.  Lotus, 2000.

Culpepper, Nicholas.  Culpepper’s Color Herbal.  Sterling, 1983.

Dewey, Laurel.  The Humorous Herbalist:  A Practical Guide to Leaves, Flower, Roots, Barks & Other Neat Stuff.  Dewey, 1996.

East West School of Planetary Herbology, Herb Course, various course materials.

Evans, Sanford.  Herbal Antibiotics & Antivirals.  Evans, 2014.

Evelyn, Nancy.  Pocket Guide to Herbal First Aid.  Crossing, 1998.

Fetrow, Charles W, and Avila, Juan R., The Complete Guide to Herbal Medicines.  Pocket, 2000.

Gardner, Zoe and McGuffin, editors. American Herbal Products Associations's Botanical Safety Handbook (2nd ed.). CRC Press, 2013. 

Garrett, J. T.  The Cherokee Herbal:  Native Plant Medicine from the Four Directions.  Bear & Co., 2003.

Gladstar, Rosemary. The Beginner's Guide to Medicinal Herbs: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use. Storey, 2012.

Gladstar, Rosemary.  Herbs for Stress & Anxiety:  How to Make and Use Herbal Remedies to Strengthen the Nervous System.  Storey, 2014

Green, James. The Herbal Medicine-Makers' Handbook: a Home Manual. Crossing Press, 2002.

Herb Companion, various issues May 1999 through January 2012.

Herb Quarterly, various issues Spring 1996 to present.

Herbalgram, various issues 2003 to present.

Hutchens, Alma R., A Handbook of Native American Herbs:  The pocket guide to 125 medicinal plants and their uses.  Shambhala, 1992.

Jarvis, D. C., MD.  Folk Medicine:   A New England almanac of natural health care from a noted Vermont country doctor.  Ballantine, 1958.

Kennedy, Anne.  Herbal Medicine:  Natural Remedies.  Althea, 2017.

Kloos, Scott.  Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants:  Identify, Harvest, and Use 120 Wild Herbs for Health and Wellness.  Timber Press, 2017

Kruger, Anna.  Herbs.  Smithmark, 1992.

Lust, John.  The Herb Book.  Dover, 1974.

Mars, Brigitte.  Addiction-Free Naturally:  Liberating yourself from sugar, caffeine, food addictions, tobacco, alcohol, prescription drugs.  Healing Arts, 2001.

Mars, Brigitte.  Natural First Aid.  Storey, 1999.

Mars, Brigitte. The Desktop Guide to Herbal Medicine: the Ultimate Multidisciplinary Reference to the Amazing Realm of Healing Plants, in a Quick-Study, One-Stop Guide. Basic Health Pub., 2007.

McIntyre, Anne.  Herbal Medicine.  Tuttle, 1993.

Naiman, Ingrid.  Cancer Salves:  A Botanical Approach to Treatment.  Seventh Ray, 1999.

Ody, Penelope.  Herbs for First Aid:  Simple Home Remedies for Minor Ailments and Injuries.  Keats, 1999.

Ody, Penelope.  The Complete Medicinal Herbal:  A practical guide to the healing properties of herbs, with more than 250 remedies for common ailments.  Dorling Kindersley, 1993.

Raintree's Tropical Plant Database,

Rector-Page, Linda.  How to be Your Own Herbal Pharmacist:  An Herbal Formula Reference.  First Edition, 1991.

Ritchason, Jack ND.  The Little Herb Encyclopedia:  The Handbook of Natures Remedies for a Healthier Life.  Woodland, 1995.

Royal, Penny C., Herbally Yours.  Sound Nutrition, 1982.

Shimer, Porter,  Healing Secrets of the Native Americans:  Herbs, Remedies and Practices that restore the body, refresh the mind and rebuild the spirit.  Black Dog & Leventhal, 2004.

Strong, Gerard.  Herbal First Aid.  2016.

Taylor, Leslie ND.  The Healing Power of Rainforest Herbs:  A Guide to Understanding and Using Herbal Medicinals.  Squareone, 2005.

Taylor, Leslie.  Herbal Secrets of the Rainforest:  The Healing Power of Over 50 Medicinal Plants You Should Know About.  Prima, 1998.

Tenney, Louise MH.  Today’s Herbal Health:  The Essential Reference Guide (Fourth Edition).  Woodland, 1997.

Tenney, Louise MH, Today’s Herbal Health:  The Essential Reference Guide.  Woodland, 2000.

Tenney, Louise MH.  Today’s Herbal Health for Women:  The modern woman’s natural health guide.  Woodland, 1996

Tierra, Lesley.  Healing with the Herbs of Life. Crossing Press, 2003.

Tierra, Michael CA, ND.  Planetary Herbology.  Lotus, 1998.

Todd, Jude C. CH, MH.  Jude’s Herbal Home Remedies:  Natural Health, Beauty & Home-Care Secrets.  Llewellyn, 2005.