Breast Cancer, Breast Health The Wise Woman Way
by Susun Weed (358pp) 1996
Powerful, poetic, empowering and of course
controversial. Susun Weed presents a most timely and valuable
perspective on breast cancer/health informed by her research and
resource gathering over 25 years. Includes great information on
prevention as well as suggestions and support for women "dancing
with cancer". Highly recommended.
The Complete Illustrated Guide to the Holistic Herbal
by David Hoffman (256pp) 2002
Beautifully illustrated with 300 full-color
photographs, this comprehensive guide to the use of herbal medicine
covers treatment of a wide range of complaints and diseases,
gathering herbs, and preparing remedies. Includes a detailed section
on the systems of the body, and the herbs which restore and heal
associated complaints. Full of beautiful full color photographs for
easy botanical identity and to help guide you through your step by
step exploration into herbal medicine.
From Earth to Herbalist
by Gregory L. Tilford (248pp) 1998
Practical Earth-conscious guide to the
wildharvesting and collection of medicinal plants, (with foreword by
Rosemary Gladstar). 52 North American medicinal herbs are featured
in this volume, emphasizing the principles of ethical wilcrafting
and how to identify, harvest, handle and propagate herbs. Also
focuses on how to make and use remedies from the plants featured.
Spectacular color photographs.
The Green Pharmacy
by James Duke (617pp) 1997paperback
From one of our most revered herbalists comes this
concise little book with an A-Z format covering over 120 herbal
treatments for health conditions. An authoritive, readable guide
written from an enjoyable and at times humorous point of view. From
Age-old folk remedies to up-to-date studies, this handy reference
manual will prove a useful volume for both novice and experienced
The Green Pharmacy Herbal Handbook
by James Duke ( pp) 2000 paperback
A concise little A-Z book that covers 180
medicinal herbs. Easily read and understood, this handy reference
manual is a helpful ally for both novice and experienced herbalists.
Green Tea Book
by Diana Rosen (155 pp) 1999
An exciting read! chock-full of fascinating facts
on the history of fine tea drinking and how it has become refined
into an art. Vivid, and accurate with descriptive chapters on the
history of tea, the different means of harvest, preparation,
varieties, and the ceremonial value of tea drinking. If you need to
have an invaluable tea reference for your library this is certainly
the book to have.
by Jeanine Pollak (154 pp) 2000
A fabulous look into the world of healing tonics,
teas, decoctions and other herbal drinks. Extensive coverage into
the many ways to prepare herbal drinks, the most popular and
beneficial botanicals to use and their effects on the body.
Includes profiles and guest recipes from many noted herbalists
including Rosemary Gladstar, Christopher Hobbs, James Green, Kami
McBride and many others!
A great book for beginners and an
equally delightful book for the advanced herbal beverage enthusiast.
by Susun Weed (295pp) 1989
A gift of herbal wisdom. Outstanding herbal from
the feminine intuitive mode of healing. Explains and compares three
traditions of healing; Scientific, Heroic and Wise Woman which she
discusses in detail.
Herbal Medicine Makers Handbook
by James Green (360pp)
The most practical home manual for any novice user
of herbal medicine. This is an extraordinarily entertaining and
informative guide on the basic preparation of herbal medicines, with
very detailed recipes and instructions. Covers growing, gathering,
drying, curing, and how to make extracts, glycerites, salves,
lotions, elixirs, and much more! A must have for any herbal student
and home medicine maker.
The Herb Tea Book
by Susan Clotfelter (128pp) 1998
Blending, brewing and savouring teas for every
mood and occasion. Informative book includes 40 recipes from
cancer-fighting green teas to trendy chais.
by David Hoffman (240pp) 1998
User's guide to medical herbalism. Comprehensive,
up-to-date and extremely practical. Herbal prescriptions for minor
and serious illnesses organized by "body systems" for quick and easy
Herbal Healing for Women
by Rosemary Gladstar (303pp) 1993
Simple home remedies for women of all ages. A
wonderful combination of sound, effective and proven herbal remedies
blended with folk wisdom and Rosemary's charismatic charm and
energy. Includes step-by step instructions on preparing remedies and
an informative "Materia Medica".
The Herbal Home Remedy Book
by Joyce A Wardwell (160pp) 1998
Clear, detailed and comprehensive recipes for
tinctures, teas, salves, wines & syrups. Learn 25 common herbs
and use them to make a wide range of herbal preparations. Lots of
information blended with Native American stories. Excellent
introduction to making herbal medicines.
Herbal Medicines from the Heart of the Earth
by Sharol Tilgner ND (384 pp.) 1999
Practical and accessible for student or expert,
this excellent guide and formulary is packed with useful
information. Medicinal uses of 170 herbs with dosages, active
constituents and contraindications. Herbal formulas organized by
body systems, how to make extracts and dictionaries of properties,
actions and preparations. Recommended!
Herbal Remedies for Women
by Amanda McQuade Crawford (304pp) 1997
Each section of this easy-to-use reference begins
with a health concern, discusses conventional treatments, then
explores natural alternatives, including nutritional & herbal
guidelines that treat the whole woman.
A Kids Herb Book
by Lesley Tierra (264 pp) 2000
This is a positively delightful book, packed with
264 pages of illustrations, charming herb facts, coloring pages,
herb check lists, funny stories, herbal bed time stories, a "how to
make" section, herbal mythology written for kids, and a plethora of
engaging herbal information for the young ones. So fun, even we had
a hard time putting it down!
Making Plant Medicines
by Richo Cech (282pp) 2000
Extraordinarily detailed, simple to use, thorough
and humorous. A wonderful medicine-making book. Includes easy and
expert recipes for making tinctures, glycerines, succi, syrup,
salves etc. Also contains invaluable information including a
gardeners formulary covering cultivation, conservation status, uses,
formulas and contraindications.
Terrific book, a popular reference here at Mountain Rose.
A Modern Herbal - two volume set
by Mrs. Grieve (902pp) 1981
Classic herbal encyclopedia loved by both
beginners & advanced students of herbology. Wonderful reading,
highly informative. With information on cultivation, medical
properties, economic uses and folklore. An HTML version is
avaliable at ViableHealth.com,
under A Modern Herbal.
The New Menopausal Years the Wise Woman Way
by Susun Weed (280pp) 2002
A wonderful resource for every woman. An
encouraging, practical and poetic approach to all aspects of
menopause. If you or anyone you know is approaching or experiencing
menopause...get this book.
Rosemary Gladstarís Family Herbal
by Rosemary Gladstar (400 pp/Hardcover) 2001
A remarkable and reaffirming book that warms the
heart and confirms the spirit of those closely connected to plants
and the medicine they share. Rarely do we meet with such gifted
words and this book has clearly described the very essence of
herbalism and its "built-in" benevolence. This is a delightful guide
to a green lifestyle that will help you, your families, and your
loved ones live healthier, happier and more harmonious lives. Full
of herbal history, personal stories, herb usage, plant profiles, and
stunning photographs. A magnificent 400 page herbal masterpiece that
is a must have for all of us.
The School of Natural Healing
by Dr. John Christopher (724pp) 1996 Hardcover
Popular reference volume on herbal therapy for
teacher, student and practitioner. Expanded and revised 20th
anniversary edition is a must for your herbal medicine library.
The Way of Herbs
by Michael Tierra (378pp) 1998
This definitive herbal (revised edition) combines
herbology of both Eastern & Western cultures. Explains the use
of herbs in a very understandable and usable form.
Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year
by Susun Weed (171pp) 1986
Herbal remedies and ideas from before pregnancy to
childbirth, and into the child's first year. How to prepare your own
formulas. Thorough, highly recommended.
Womenís Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine
by Tori Hudson (370 pp) 1999
An herbal approach to combining conventional and
complementary medicine. Very informative, protocol oriented book on
female health conditions. Recommended for serious herbal students,
curious women, those seeking alternative means of healing, and it
makes a great gift to your conventional health practitioner!
|The Rosemary Gladstar Book Collection |
Since 1972, Rosemary Gladstar has been sharing her botanical knowledge, experience, charismatic charm, and love of herbs as an educator, activist, and entrepreneur.
United Plant Savers, the International Herb Symposium, the California School of Herbal Studies, and Mountain Rose Herbs are among the projects this vibrant green-blessed woman has founded. This series of books has been recently added to her repertoire of projects, and they are highly recommended as the perfect primer for beginners. A fabulous line of literature offering simple and sensible ways to relieve illness and improve wellness with herbs and natural therapies. Lots of recipes too! (73-91 pages each.)
Herbs for Reducing Stress & Anxiety
by Rosemary Gladstar
An herbal approach to combining conventional and complementary medicine.
Very informative, protocol oriented book on female health conditions. Recommended for serious herbal students, curious
women, those seeking alternative means of healing, and it makes a great gift to your conventional health practitioner!
Herbs for Natural Beauty
by Rosemary Gladstar
Rosemary's own 5-step skin care
program. All natural recipes for skin care, bath, massage, and
hair products, plus tips for highlighting with henna.
Herbs for the Medicine Chest
by Rosemary Gladstar
Instructions for making
teas, syrups, salves, pills, and baths, and creating your own
natural first aid kit. Simple, effective remedies for common
ailments such as burns, colds and flu, cuts, fevers,
headaches, and digestive problems.
Herbs for Longevity & Well-Being
by Rosemary Gladstar
Up-to-date information about herbs, superfoods, and supplements to promote wellness and long life.
Herbal Remedies for Men's Health
by Rosemary Gladstar
Increase energy, potency, strength, and mental clarity. Guidelines for
good health including diet, exercise, stress reduction, and
Herbal Remedies for Children's Health
by Rosemary Gladstar
Recipes and treatments for children's illnesses like colic, fever, stomach
distress, and the common cold. Easy-to-use children's dosage
chart for maximum effectiveness and safety.