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Best Herb Books to Read

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Herb books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

1. Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients into Foods and Remedies That Heal (2017)

Best Herb Books to ReadDid 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 . . . A glass of Spiced Cold Brew Coffee as a powerful antioxidant . . .Alchemy of…
Author(s): De La Foret, Rosalee

2. Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use (2012)

Best Herb Books to ReadCraft a soothing aloe lotion after an encounter with poison ivy, make a dandelion-burdock tincture to fix sluggish digestion, and brew up some lavender-lemon balm tea to ease a stressful day. In this introductory guide, Rosemary Gladstar shows you how easy it can be to make your own herbal remedies for life’s common ailments. Gladstar profiles 33 common healing plants and includes advice on growing, harvesting, preparing, and using herbs in healing tinctures, oils, and creams. Stock your medicine cabinet full of all-natural, low-cost herbal preparations….
Author(s): Rosemary Gladstar

3. Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (Llewellyn’s Sourcebook Series) (Cunningham’s Encyclopedia Series) (1985)

Best Herb Books to ReadExpanded and revised, this comprehensive guide features magical uses of over 400 herbs and plants from all parts of the world. With over 400,000 copies in print, this reference book is a must for all who perform natural magic. It features illustrations for easy identification of every herb, in additoin to common names, use, and rulership….
Author(s): Scott Cunningham

4. The Herb Book: The Most Complete Catalog of Herbs Ever Published (Dover Cookbooks) (2014)

Best Herb Books to Read“I have an old copy of this book that I’ve had for years and would never let go of, no matter how many times I moved and thinned out my books. This is a re-release and I’m really happy to see it back in print. Part two of the book is the real treasure. It is an alphabetical list of herbs that gives detailed information about their properties, including any cautions required.” — Lora’s Rants & ReviewsAlso known as “The Natural Remedy Bible,” The Herb Book provides a comprehensive resource for building a livelier, healthier, happier life. More than 2,000 listings offer…
Author(s): John Lust

5. Herbal Remedies (Vol.1) (2017)

Best Herb Books to ReadWelcome to my book on Herbal Remedies!…The bulk of my book is dedicated to a number of specific herbal medicines and is packed full of natural healing Ayurvedic and Homeopathic remedies for all to use. In it you’ll find herbal concoctions to heal diseases and disorders such as: Thyroiditis, Hypothyrodism, Colon Cleansing, Type 2 Diabetes, Lupus, Psoriasis, Yeast Infections, Pain Relief, Leaky Gut Syndrome and much more!…This mini encyclopedia guide deals with many of the most potent and useful medicinal plants, herbs and spices. Moreover, you would also get to know about those which can just as easily be grown…
Author(s): mallika dhingra

6. Kid’s Herb Book, A: For Children of All Ages (2010)

Best Herb Books to ReadKids! Explore the mysterious world of herbs with this magical, herbal workbook: Make your own healing potions, secret remedies, magical salves, enchanted syrups and special healing remedies. Recipes, projects, delightful stories, chant herbal songs, color in pictures, activities, grow your own garden, create healing herbal preparations!A Kid…
Author(s): Lesley Tierra

7. Herb (2015)

Best Herb Books to ReadHerb: Mastering the Art of Cooking with Cannabis offers over 200 pages of gorgeously illustrated recipes that elevate the art and science of cooking with cannabis. Chefs Melissa Parks and Laurie Wolf have developed recipes that specifically complement and downplay the taste of the herb so that each appetizer, entrée, and dessert will be enjoyed to the fullest. No special culinary equipment is needed; home cooks can simply prepare an “extraction”―an infusion of cannabis into a medium such as oil or butter―then proceed as normal with the recipe.Seasoned chefs and cooking novices alike will revel in…
Author(s): Herb, Melissa Parks, et al.

8. Herbal Antivirals: Heal Yourself Faster, Cheaper and Safer – Your A-Z Guide to Choosing, Preparing and Using the Most Effective Natural Antiviral Herbs (2017)

Best Herb Books to ReadAre you tired of using the nasty chemicals in medicine to fight your family’s illnesses? Discover the power of natural medicines and herbs to eradicate your viral infections.Are you scared of the hidden dangers in pharmaceutical medicines? Do normal treatments give you aches, pains, and other side effects? Is the cost of prescription medication making a major dent in your wallet? Author Mary Jones has dedicated years of her life to researching natural remedies and learning from naturopathic doctors. After proving the efficacy of these remedies in her…
Author(s): Mary Jones, Herbal Antivirals

9. Herbs and Things (1979)

Best Herb Books to ReadOctavo, PP.323, Illustrated By Michael S. Moore, A Compendiuim Of Practical And Exotic Herbal Lore…
Author(s): Jeanne Rose

10. The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer: The Ultimate Guide to Producing High-Quality Herbs on a Market Scale (2015)

Best Herb Books to ReadA new approach to growing local medicine, including information on geo-authenticity, wildcrafting, and developing a good business plan Both a business guide and a farming manual, The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer will teach readers how to successfully grow and market organic medicinal Western herbs. Whether you’re trying to farm medicinal plants, culinary herbs, or at-risk native herbs exclusively or simply add herbal crops to what you’re already growing, successful small-scale herb farmers Jeff and Melanie Carpenter will guide you through the entire process―from cultivation to…
Author(s): Jeff Carpenter, Melanie Carpenter, et al.

11. Essential Spices and Herbs: Discover Them, Understand Them, Enjoy Them (2015)

Best Herb Books to ReadThe key to becoming a skilled home cook isn’t about tracking down the perfect recipes or mastering the techniques of professional chefs. It lies in understanding the vast world of flavor, one that can be difficult to navigate.Essential Spices and Herbs introduces you to the 50 must-know herbs and spices that will take your cooking to the next level. Detailed profiles of these game-changing flavors for the modern kitchen include pairing suggestions, complimentary foods, and noted health benefits, plus recipes to put them to use.Acquaint yourself…
Author(s): Christina Nichol

Best Herb Books to Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some herb books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The gift of healing herbs : plant medicines and home remedies for a vibrantly healthy life

Author(s): Robin Rose Bennett
Publisher: North Atlantic Books, Year: [2014], Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1176064

The Complete Home Guide to Herbs, Natural Healing and Nutrition

Author(s): DAVIES, Jill Rosemary
Publisher: Gill & Macmillan, Year: nd, ca. 2003, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2335556

Go to School, You're a Little Black Boy: The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir

Author(s): by Lincoln Alexander (Author), Herb Shoveller (Collaborator)
Publisher: Dundurn, Year: March 26 2012, Size: 30 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1308747

Grow Your Own Herbs: The 40 Best Culinary Varieties for Home Gardens

Author(s): Susan Belsinger, Arthur O. Tucker
Publisher: Timber Press, Year: 9 July 2019, Size: 68 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2387671

The Mythic Moons of Avalon: Lunar & Herbal Wisdom from the Isle of Healing

Author(s): Jhenah Telyndru
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications, Year: 8 May 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2366724

Magical Folkhealing Herbs, Oils, and Recipes for Health, Healing, and Magic

Author(s): DJ Conway
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications, Year: 8 Dec 2018, Size: 7 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2297826

Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs

Author(s): Scott Cunningham
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications, Year: 8 April 2012, Size: 19 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2316825

The Hearth Witch’s Kitchen Herbal: Culinary Herbs for Magic, Beauty, and Health

Author(s): Anna Franklin
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications, Year: 8 Apr 2019, Size: 6 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2366712

The Sacred Herbs of Samhain: Plants to Contact the Spirits of the Dead

Author(s): Ellen Evert Hopman
Publisher: Destiny Books, Year: 6 Aug 2019, Size: 18 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2395320

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are really chart-busters according to The Wall Street Journal, others are composed 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 books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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