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Welcome to our recommended list of books! 

We LOVE herb books and believe that a good herbal library is essential as an herbalist. 


Books are listed alphabetical by title.

We support first finding books at your local booksellers, and then searching online. 

(The) American Materia Medica, Therapeutics and Pharmacognosy

by Finley Ellingwood, MD

This book is out of print, here is a free .html version

Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica

by Dan Bensky & Andrew Gamble

ISBN-10: 0939616424

ISBN-13: 978-0939616428 


(The) Consultation in Phytotherapy

by Peter Conway

This book is out of print. Here is a link for the E-Book, Kindle Edition.

ISBN-13: 978-0443074929

(The) Eclectic Materia Medica, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D

This book is out of print, here is a free .html version

Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine

by Andrew Chevallier

ISBN-10: 1465449817

ISBN-13: 978-1465449818

(The) Essential Guide to Western Botanical Medicine

by Christa Sinadinos

ISBN-13: 978-0-692-78807-3

Herbal Medicine from the Heart of the Earth

by Sharol Tilgner

ISBN-10: 1881517039

ISBN-13: 978-1881517030  

King's American Dispensatory

by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr.M., Ph.D.

This book is out of print, here is a free .html version

Nature Doctors: Pioneers in Naturopathic Medicine 

by Wade Boyle and Friedhelm Kirchfeld

ISBN-10: 0962351857

ISBN-13: 978-0962351853

Nutritional Influences on Illness

by Melvyn R. Werbach

ISBN-10: 0961855053

ISBN-13: 978-0961855055

(The) Physio-Medical Dispensatory

by William H. Cook, MD

This book is out of print, here is a free .html version

Planetary Herbology

by Michael Tierra

ISBN-10: 0941524272

ISBN-13: 978-0941524278 

Stockley's Herbal Medicines Interactions (2nd Edition)

Edited by: Elizabeth Williamson, Samuel Driver, Karen Baxter, and C. Rhoda Lee

ISBN-10: 0857110268  

ISBN-13: 978-0857110268

(The) Traditional Healer's Handbook: A Classic Guide to the Medicine of Avicenna

by Hakim G. M. Chishti N.D. 

ISBN-10: 9780892814381

ISBN-13: 978-0892814381

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