Henrietteā€™s Herbal

Plants for a Future: 7000 useful plants, including history, cultivation and medicinal.

Monograph and resources about the medicinal uses of sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides), a prolific, nitrogen-fixing shrub.

Much of herbalist Michael Moore’s wisdom is available free online at the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine. He also has digitized many classic texts on botany and herbal medicine.

Sharol Tilgner, ND’s Materia Medica is now available online by common name and by Latin name. Learn the Latin because, as herbalist Howie Brounstein says, “common names suck eggs.”

East-coast herbalist 7Song has posted articles and the handouts he uses at his Northeast School of Botanical Medicine.

Tryon Life Community Farm in Portland has an extensive medicinal plant guide on its website with great pictures!

Minnesota herbalist Matthew Wood‘s website has great articles on herbal philosophy, basic principles of western herbalism, his top 10 herbs in practice and links to info on his many excellent herb books.

Herbalist and ethnobotanist David Winston offers articles differentiating among herbs for specific conditions.

Michael Tierra’s great article on how the Islamic world preserved and developed traditional herbal medicine in the middle ages

Nutritional analysis of pawpaws (Asimina triloba), from a comprehensive pawpaw website by Kentucky State University. Portland’s Home Orchard Society offers this article about growing pawpaws. NPR just did an awesome story about pawpaws as “America’s forgotten fruit.”

Allium sativum (garlic)
Allium sativum (garlic)