There are countless Apothecary courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
- The Modern Herbal Dispensatory: A Medicine-Making Guide (2016)
- The Herbal Apothecary: 100 Medicinal Herbs and How to Use Them (2015)
- Master Recipes from the Herbal Apothecary: 375 Tinctures, Salves, Teas, Capsules, Oils, and Washes for Whole-Body Health and Wellness (2019)
- The Witch’s Herbal Apothecary: Rituals & Recipes for a Year of Earth Magick and Sacred Medicine Making (2020)
- Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients into Foods and Remedies That Heal (2017)
- The Apothecary (The Apothecary Series) (2013)
- The Backyard Herbal Apothecary: Effective Medicinal Remedies Using Commonly Found Herbs & Plants (2019)
- The Woman’s Herbal Apothecary: 200 Natural Remedies for Healing, Hormone Balance, Beauty and Longevity, and Creating Calm (2018)
- The Herbal Apothecary: Healing Power of Herbs, Essential Oils, and Aromatherapy (2017)
- The Home Apothecary: Cold Spring Apothecary’s Cookbook of Hand-Crafted Remedies & Recipes for the Hair, Skin, Body, and Home (2013)
- The Wild & Weedy Apothecary: An A to Z Book of Herbal Concoctions, Recipes & Remedies, Practical Know-How & Food for the Soul ()
- The Apothecaries’ Garden: A History Of The Chelsea Physic Garden (1980)
- The Archangel Apothecary: Incense, Oils, Herbs, Potions, & Prayers for Everyday Life (2017)
The Modern Herbal Dispensatory: A Medicine-Making Guide (2016)
This comprehensive, full-color guide provides detailed, easy-to-follow instructions for making and using approximately 250 herbal medicines at home, including practical tips and numerous effective formulas developed and tested by the authors, both expert herbalists with years of experience. Readers who appreciate the health-giving properties of herbal medicines but are discouraged by the high price of commercial products can now make their own preparations for a fraction of the cost.
The Herbal Apothecary: 100 Medicinal Herbs and How to Use Them (2015)
Start your path to natural wellness with the safe, trusted advice found in The Herbal Apothecary. With the guidance of naturopath JJ Pursell, you will learn how to safely create your own remedies using plants you know and love. Incorporating traditional wisdom and scientific information, The Herbal Apothecary provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to plant-based medicine.
Master Recipes from the Herbal Apothecary: 375 Tinctures, Salves, Teas, Capsules, Oils, and Washes for Whole-Body Health and Wellness (2019)
—Shiva Rose, actress, activist, and founder of The Local Rose JJ Pursell, the bestselling author of The Herbal Apothecary, is back with a complete, one-stop resource for herbal remedies that heal and nurture the whole family. Master Recipes from the Herbal Apothecary offers safe, trusted natural remedies written by a board-certified naturopathic physician. It starts with master recipes for tinctures, salves, teas, capsules, oils, washes, and more.
The Witch’s Herbal Apothecary: Rituals & Recipes for a Year of Earth Magick and Sacred Medicine Making (2020)
Mother Earth is a living entity that holds great medicine to heal us physically and spiritually. However, in today's modern world, too many of us are separated from this source of nourishment. Using the wheel of the year as a framework, you'll begin to and how to . Using the plants, seasons, and cycles as your tools, you will be able to tap into the potent Earth Magick of life, death, renewal and rebirth. You will learn , from the wild or home garden, , and —all .
Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients into Foods and Remedies That Heal (2017)
Did you know there’s a powerful herbal medicine chest in your kitchen?Imagine being prepared for that next cold, scrape, headache, digestive issue, stressful day, or sleepless night with simple ingredients from your cupboard. Instead of pills, reach for:Cinnamon Tea to soothe your throat . . . Garlic Hummus to support your immune system . . . Ginger Lemon Tea for cold and flu symptoms . . . Cayenne Salve to relieve sore muscles . . . Cardamom Chocolate Mousse Cake for heart health . . .
The Apothecary (The Apothecary Series) (2013)
It’s 1952 and the Scott family has just moved from Los Angeles to London. Here, fourteen-year-old Janie meets a mysterious apothecary and his son, Benjamin Burrows – a fascinating boy who’s not afraid to stand up to authority and dreams of becoming a spy.
The Backyard Herbal Apothecary: Effective Medicinal Remedies Using Commonly Found Herbs & Plants (2019)
Your garden or neighborhood could hold all the plants and herbs you need to treat everything from respiratory issues to nerve pain to colic using natural remedies that are just as good for your body as they are for the environment.
The Woman’s Herbal Apothecary: 200 Natural Remedies for Healing, Hormone Balance, Beauty and Longevity, and Creating Calm (2018)
Learn how to prevent, soothe, and heal without resorting to medical remedies, which are often harsh, costly, and include unpleasant side effects. The Woman’s Herbal Apothecary contains , covering the topics of , , , , , , and , among others. The book is conveniently divided into the : pre-childbirth, reproductive years, menopause, and beyond. Each section discusses specific physical complaints and how to treat them.
The Herbal Apothecary: Healing Power of Herbs, Essential Oils, and Aromatherapy (2017)
An overview of the healing properties of herbs, medicinal foods, and essential oils.Historical usage and modern applications for timeless medicinal plants, from humble weeds and kitchen herbs to exotic berries, leaves, and resins.Includes herbal recipes and essential oil blends for tissanes, tinctures, poultices, massage oils, liniments, and soaps.
The Home Apothecary: Cold Spring Apothecary’s Cookbook of Hand-Crafted Remedies & Recipes for the Hair, Skin, Body, and Home (2013)
An apothecary is a skilled craftsperson who compounds herbal mixtures that enhance health and beauty. Put aside the modern world of tricky marketing and harmful chemicals and create your own apothecary solutions.
The Wild & Weedy Apothecary: An A to Z Book of Herbal Concoctions, Recipes & Remedies, Practical Know-How & Food for the Soul ()
Just outside your doorstep or kitchen window, hidden beneath a tall pine tree or twining through porch latticework, a wild and weedy apothecary waits to be discovered. Herbalist Doreen Shababy shares her deep, abiding love for the earth and its gifts in this collection of herbal wisdom that represents a lifetime of work in the forest, field, and kitchen.
The Apothecaries’ Garden: A History Of The Chelsea Physic Garden (1980)
Founded in 1673 by the society of Apothecaries, the Chelsea Physic Garden led the world for over 300 years in the research and classification of new plants. Sue Minter examines its history and many notable achievements.
The Archangel Apothecary: Incense, Oils, Herbs, Potions, & Prayers for Everyday Life (2017)
The use of herbs and oils has been in practice throughout history. In ancient times incenses, oils, and elixirs were used to heal the sick, soothe the emotions, banish evil energies, as well as to facilitate divine communication, through the subtle energetic properties of the herbs and oils used.
Best Apothecary Books You Should Read
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The Tarot Apothecary: Shifting Personal Energies Using Tarot, Aromatherapy, and Simple Everyday Rituals
Author(s): Ailynn Halvorson
ID: 3579655, Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD., Year: 2022, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub
Plants of Power: Cultivate Your Garden Apothecary and Transform Your Life
Author(s): Stacey Demarco, Miranda Mueller
ID: 3082608, Publisher: Rockpool Publishing, Year: 2021, Size: 106 Mb, Format: epub
Precious Apothecary: A Catholic Grimoire
Author(s): Jose Leitao
ID: 3185262, Publisher: Avalonia, Year: 2021, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really hot items according to The New York Times, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.