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

Herbal Therapy & Supplements: A Scientific & Traditional Approach
David Winston

A unique, handbook-sized, clinical reference that provides easily accessible and clinically relevant monographs of herbs and nutritional supplements for use by all health care providers. This quick-access reference provides assessment guidelines to assist the provider in monitoring for adverse effects, toxicity, or drug-herb interactions.. The monographs provide information regarding action, current use, pharmacokinetics, toxicity, contraindications, side effects, long-term safety, and use in pregnancy/lactation/children. The monographs also include extensive listings of references and research for each herb and supplement. This extremely thorough and user friendly book gives the reader exactly what he or she needs to use herbal medicine with assurance. 

Herbs & Influenza: How herbs used in the 1918 flu pandemic can be effective today
Kathy Abascal, JD, RH (AHG)

The Eclectic physicians successfully treated victims of the 1889 and the 1918 influenza pandemics with herbs. This book describes in detail the plants they used, how they determined which herb to use, and how they dosed the medicine. The book also covers current uses of these plants as well as existing research and safety data. 194 pages, 16 illustrations, 5 photographs.

Herbs & Things (2nd Edition)
Jeanne Rose

The premier herbal that started the New Age (new & old) interest in the herbal wisdom of the past.  A compendium of practical and exotic herbal lore. (in NEW "Retro" Green & Purple Cover!)

Herbs for All
Merry Lycett Harrison, RH (AHG)

Herbs for All is for everyone who is curious about herbs and wants to learn more about them. Written by a highly qualified and experienced teacher and herbal practitioner, it answers a wide variety of questions and offers useful information, recipes, advice and tips to cooks, gardeners and those seeking reliable information on the benefits of herbs in diet and healthcare.

Herbs for Anxiety Mini Reference
Luke Einerson, PhD, LMFT, RH (AHG)

The Herbs for Anxiety Mini Reference (HAMR) was created to assist patients, integrative psychotherapists, and other health care workers in making more educated decisions about integrating herbs into treatment plans for anxiety and stress. This empirical tool was created by master herbalists coming to a consensus on the primary herbs used to address anxiety and then comparing those recommendations with the scientific literature. This mini reference is a gem in the herbal literature as its contents simultaneously honors the traditional knowledge of practicing herbalists and the scientific literature, while concisely identifying known drug interactions and contraindications.

Herbs for Depression Mini Reference
Luke Einerson, PhD, LMFT, RH (AHG)

The Herbs for Depression Mini Reference (HDMR) was created to assist patients, integrative psychotherapists, and other health care workers in making more educated decisions about integrating herbs into treatment plans for depression. This empirical tool was created by master herbalists coming to a consensus on the primary herbs used to address depression and then comparing those recommendations with the scientific literature. This mini reference is a gem in the herbal literature as its contents simultaneously honors the traditional knowledge of practicing herbalists and the scientific literature, while concisely identifying known drug interactions and contraindications.

Magic Herbal Remedy
Erica Kuo

In this book, Erica applies over thirty most commonly available herbs and spices to make nearly 100 home healing remedies. She teaches how to gather, dry, store, buy and use teas, infusions, tinctures, vinegars, honeys, herbal baths, essential oils, salves, syrups, and elixirs for daily self-remedy. It is a best-seller about herbal medicine and homeopathy in Chinese speaking countries. *

 

*Available only in Chinese 

Medical Herbalism
David Hoffmann

By the author of The Complete Illustrated Holistic Herbal. Medical Herbalism contains comprehensive information concerning the identification and use of medicinal plants by chemical structure and physiological effect, the art and science of making herbal medicine, the limitations and potential of viewing herbs chemically, and the challenge to current research paradigms posed by complex plant medicines. It also includes information on toxicology and contraindications, the issues involved in determining dosage and formulation types for an individual, guides to the different measurement systems and conversion tables, and the pros and cons of both industrial and traditional techniques. With additional sections devoted to the principles of green medicine, the history of Western Herbalism, the variety of other medical modalities using medicinal plants, an extensive resource directory, and a discussion of treatments organized by body system, Medical Herbalism is the comprehensive textbook all students and practitioners of clinical herbalism need to develop their healing practices. 

Medicinal Mushrooms of Western North America
Robert Rogers & J. Duane Sept
Medicinal Mushrooms: The Human Clinical Trials
Rober Dale Rogers, RH(AHG)

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