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 Medicine: 190 Herbs To Know and Use
Sharol Tilgner ND, RH

What To Expect from Herbal Medicine: 190 Herbs To Know and Use

Materia Medica

Parts of the plant used as a medicine
How the herb is used
Dosage used
Mental picture and Specific indications
Taste/Smell
Tendencies/Energetics
Constituents
Mechanisms of action
Contraindications
Scientific citations are provided to support the information
144 Color photos of individual herbs included

Additionally, supportive information includes

A “Dictionary of Properties And Actions”
A “Dictionary of Herbal Preparations”
Index of “Common to Latin Names”
Index of “Latin to Common Names”

Herbal Therapeutics: Specific Indications for Herbs & Herbal Formulas
David Winston

A concise, practical guide to the use of many individual herbs and herbal formulas, including both teas and tinctures. The information is based on David's years of clinical experience and the book is of benefit to the layperson or the professional.

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 

Making Tinctures: Determining Formulas, Benefits, Safety, Dosage
Thyme Wisper

Formulas,  benefits, safety issues, and dosing information are provided for 69 formulas. Details are given for how to derive formulas for those herbs of which you cannot find a formula anywhere else or need to select between contradictory formulas that you have found. Sources are given for determining the benefits, safety issues and dosing information for the tinctures of your derived formulas, as well as, how to determine the dosage if no source is available. The determination of the proper dosage for a child is explained in detail. Other forms of tinctures, for example, glycerites and acetous tinctures, are also described, as well as why they may or may not be the best form of tincture to use for some herbs.

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