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

  • 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

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.

Good Decisions Most of the Time
Danielle Brooks

Good Decisions…Most of the Time is not just another diet or nutrition book. It’s an adventure into the foundations of nutrition and the inner workings of your body, where even the smallest change can bring about a dramatic shift in how you look and feel.

If you have a vision of your best self, but have not been able to turn that vision into a reality, this book will give you the tools and information you need to achieve that vision. From the psychology of food to nutritional nuggets, Good Decisions will increase your ability to self-govern effectively around food, and teach you how to be in tune with your body and what it needs.

What You Will Learn:

• The foundations of nutrition
• How to deal with powerful emotions and food cravings
• Which foods increase mental clarity and which foods dull the mind
• How to eat to increase energy and vitality
• Which foods pack on the weight and which ones help you shed it
• Which foods decrease sex drive and which foods support it
• How hormonal imbalances affect sleep, energy, and mood, and how you can use food to bring hormones back into balance.

And much, much more!

Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies: How to Create a Customized Herb Garden to Support Your Health & Well-Being
Maria Noel Groves

In this stunning, full-color herbal gardening book, you’ll find 23 garden plans specially tailored to address the most common health needs, along with simple recipes for using each group of herbs. Discover the three to six herbs that are most effective for what ails you, whether you’re seeking headache relief, immune support, stress relief, or a simple daily tonic. For chronic stomach problems, marshmallow, plantain, rose, fennel, and calendula make the perfect medicine, with recipes for tummy tea and gut-healing broth. Groves teaches you how to plant, harvest, and care for each medicinal herb, and in all of her plant suggestions, she emphasizes safe, effective, easy-to-grow herbs that provide abundant harvests and can be planted in containers or garden beds.

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 ABC's - The Foundation of Herbal Medicine
Dr. Sharol Marie Tilgner

Information about book from two herbalists:  “Herbal ABC’s is a new kind of Herbal for the 21st Century. It is four books in one covering pathophysiology, an herbal materia medica, a scientific herbal and a textbook on the science of nutrition and lifestyle. The book will be equally valuable for students of the younger generation, as for those already continuing to practice, study, and learn in our field.” ~ Paul Bergner, North American Institute of Medical Herbalism

“Dr. Tilgner has a real knack for taking dry, scientific data, turning it into a fascinating read, then bringing it down to earth with practical applications, cases and traditional wisdom." ~Deborah Frances R.N., N.D. ~ author of “Practical Wisdom in Natural Healing”

Herbal Allies: My Journey with Plant Medicine
Robert Rogers, RH (AHG)

Twenty plants, including familiar trees like the aspen, birch, spruce, and poplar, as well as lesser-known plants like Labrador tea, cow parsnip, and buffalo berry, form the soul of herbalist Robert Rogers’s medicine kit. Herbal Allies chronicles the journey that led Rogers to become an herbalist and shares his deep knowledge of the plants that shaped his practice. The author weaves personal experience, observations, knowledge from indigenous healers, and many years of expertise from his practice as a professional herbalist and clinical professor to present a unique and fascinating narrative that not only limns one man's vital connection to plants but also provides invaluable information on effectively using plant medicine for the prevention and treatment of a variety of health conditions.