Free Resources For Learning About Herbs

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Updated August 23, 2012

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Free E-books About Herbs

  • Herbs for Health and Happiness -A 42 page e-book covering growing, harvesting, using medicinal herbs, herbal lore and more. From Homeschool Freebie of the Day, available today only. This offer has expired.
  • 7 Everyday Herbs Made Simple Mini E-book -sign up for the free e-zine of herb tips and get this free e-book with ideas for using seven different culinary herbs and their reported health benefits. From MadAboutHerbs.com. This offer is no longer available.
  • LearningHerbs.com Herbal E-book -This free e-book  is packed with 56 pages of information about 23 herbs -includes the properties of each herb, fun facts, recipes and activities. LearningHerbs.com also offers “Herb Mentor News” herbal lessons e-zine, a  7-day “Supermarket Herbalism” video e-course and “Home Remedy Secrets -Building Your Herbal Medicine Chest” video e-book -all free. Sign up today!
  • American Medicinal Leaves and Herbs -This 56 page illustrated USDA bulletin, published in 1911, covers the identification of 36 herbs found in the wild and how to prepare and preserve them. This free e-book is available from Google Books to read online, or download in Pdf or ePub formats.

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Websites About Herbs

  • The Herb Society UK -increasing the understanding, use and appreciation of herbs and their benefits to health. Site contains articles about and recipes for using medicinal and culinary herbs; herb gardening articles; historical herb information; cosmetic and craft uses of herbs; plus an education area with resources for teaching children about herbs.
  • Henriette’s Herbal -One of the oldest and biggest sites on the internet for information about herbs -contains articles; FAQs about culinary and medicinal herbs; plant photos and names; and classic herbal texts.
  • A Modern Herbal -Electronic version of the classic English text “A Modern Herbal”, by Maud Grieve. Site contains a plant and herb index; index of poisonous plants; recipes; reader-submitted articles, and more.
  • Herbal Medicine for Animals -Contains extensive information about herbal veterinary medicine from herbal vet, Chris Day -the UK’s oldest homeopathic and holistic veterinarian.

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Denese


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