Member Books

In this section of our website we welcome the chance to publicize books that are written (or edited) by  members of the American Herbalists Guild. If you would like to add your book(s) to this page, please send the following items to office@americanherbalistsguild.com:

  • Book title, author(s), and year of publication
  • A link (internet or postal address) to where the book can be obtained
  • A cover of the book in .JPEG or TIFF format

Dental Herbalism
Leslie M. Alexander, Ph.D., RH(AHG) with Linda Straub-Bruce

Our oral health is intimately linked with our overall health and well-being. In this practical guide to herbal dental care, medical herbalist Leslie Alexander and registered dental hygienist Linda Straub-Bruce detail how to use 41 safe and effective herbs for the mouth for optimum oral health, prevention of decay and inflammation, and relief from pain and discomfort.

Fibromyalgia: A Journey Toward Healing
Chanchal Cabrera

Chanchal Cabrera, an internationally known herbalist who had fibromyalgia herself, shares her holistic healing program that will help you lessen symptoms and achieve lasting wellness through herbs, diet, and other natural approaches. The book includes essential information on herbal remedies as well as nutrition, sleep management, therapeutic massage, visualization, and light therapy.

GlobalHerb Pro 2007 Professional Edition CD-ROM
Steve Blake

GlobalHerb Pro 2007 gives you fast, easy access to the most comprehensive database of alternative remedies from around the world! It covers over 6,800 treatable medical conditions, from asthma to yellow fever. You can also search by action, constituent, or name. It includes over 1,300 natural remedies, over 8,700 herb names, and over 17,000 chemical and organic constituents. Covers the spectrum of natural remedies, including herbs, Chinese herbs, Ayurvedic herbs, homeopathic remedies, supplements, aromatherapy oils, and many popular natural formulas. Quick and easy cross-referencing of biochemistry, dosages, and warnings ensures safer and more effective use of natural remedy products. Over 125,000 footnotes are included from 50 countries and regions to provide a global perspective. 200 visually appealing color photos can be viewed individually or together in a slide show. Tooltips and help buttons make this CD-ROM a snap to use.

Healing Medicine: A Complete Guide to Safer Healing
Steve Blake

Created in response to the growing need for a safer and more effective health care system, Healing Medicine provides natural self-care solutions that teach you how to create a lifetime of health without drugs. We need a new medical system that starts with guarding our health, continues with safer, natural approaches, and is completed with powerful medical techniques. Reduce your risk of chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease. Learn to cleanse and strengthen body systems. Dozens of medicinal plants are introduced as part of integrated medicine Carefully researched with hundreds of references for further study. Avoid the secret dangers of food processing. Discover a deeper diagnosis that reveals the true causes of disease. Learn to avoid the perils of modern medicine. Find out how to prevent stress and dynamically relax. A very thorough analysis of the state of modern medicine...a very balanced approach - Charles Inlander, author of Medicine on Trial.

Healing With Aromatherapy
Marlene Ericksen

This comprehensive overview of the principles of aromatherapy is a guide through the world of essential oils: their history; their origins; and the many ways they can be used to treat a host of common conditions, including pain, menstrual disorders, digestive complaints, and children's ailments.

Healing With the Herbs of Life
Lesley Tierra

This completely revised and updated book takes a complex subject and makes it accessible. It synthesizes the great herbal traditions of China and India with Western herbology, and offers clear, concise explanations of how and why herbs heal. Step-by-step instructions for creating your own herbal remedies are given, as well as therapeutic approaches you can do at home, and easy-to-follow guidelines for gathering, preparing, purchasing, and storing herbs.

Herb, Nutrient, and Drug Interactions: Clinical Implications and Therapeutic Strategies
Mitchell Bebel Stargrove, Jonathan Treasure, and Dwight L. McKee

Presenting detailed, evidence-based coverage of the most commonly encountered therapeutic agents in modern clinical practice, this resource is designed to help you safely and effectively integrate herbal, nutrient, and drug therapy for your patients or clients. Combining pharmaceuticals with herbs or supplements may complement or interfere with a drugs therapeutic action or may increase adverse effects. Additionally, drug-induced depletion of nutrients can occur. Comprehensive clinical data, quick-reference features, and the insight and expertise of trusted authorities help you gain a confident understanding of how herbal remedies and nutritional supplements interact with pharmaceuticals and develop safe, individualized treatment strategies for your patients.

Herbal Body Book
Jeanne Rose

A second edition, here is the book that takes over where "Herbs & Things" leaves off.  This book is the second in the Jeanne Rose Herbal Series*, covering the plants that are used externally for a healthy, natural and beautiful body. The recipes cover caring for the face, hair and body perfect for aromatherapists and casual users alike.

Herbal Constituents: Foundations of Phytochemistry
Lisa Ganora

Herbal Constituents is a unique addition to the botanical medicine literature. Written in a down-to-Earth style by a traditional herbalist with extensive training in chemistry and botany, this book is designed for anyone who wants an in-depth understanding of how medicinal plants work. Herbal Constituents presents the most important concepts and the latest research on phytochemical compounds in medicinal plants. After a concise and well-organized outline of herbal constituents, the book presents a detailed and thoroughly referenced chapter for each of the major categories. Each chapter contains numerous illustrations and explanations of the botanical occurrence and physiological activities of the constituents, and is based on up-to-date research considered in the context of traditional usage. Finally, Herbal Constituents offers an extensive illustrated glossary with some 250 entries that will be helpful for those needing to review some of the most relevant concepts and terminology from organic and biochemistry.

Herbal Healing for Children
Demetria Clark

Master herbalist Demetria Clark provides parents with safe, effective, natural alternatives to conventional medicines which often have negative side effects. This easy to follow, hands-on, practical guide shows how to use herbal remedies to resolve common childhood health issues: simple teas for tummy aches, drops for earaches, treatments for eczema and diaper rash, and much more. Readers are given an introduction to herbal medicine, an explanation of how each herb works and what conditions it treats, a guide to herbal staples for daily use and first aid, and an alphabetical listing of childhood illnesses along with their remedies. Readers are also shown how to gather, preserve, and store herbs, and make their own herbal teas, decoctions, infusions, and salves. Also included are resources on everything from buying and growing herbs to locating an herbalist.

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