What are the best herbalism books?

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    #1The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

    The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy
    This is a must-have book for all those interested in the herbalist and healing world, as it includes hundreds of step-by-step recipes for the most common oil treatment and aromatherapy sessions. 


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    Marina Rojas
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "Good reference point for someone just being introduced to essential oils! Although, there's a lot of information for free on the internet, or through many of my friends who have jumped on the MLM bandwaggon."
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    #2Magical Herbalism

    Magical Herbalism
    Magical Herbalism: The Secret Craft of the Wise is a book written by Scott Cunnigham, known author of pagan books. This book is a reissue of the original and was released in May 2013, 10 years after the author's death.
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    Zachary Newman
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "This came highly recommended and I would as well. This is a good book and provides a lot of interesting information. "
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    #3Herbs

    Herbs

    This book contains detailed information about more than 400 herbs and medical flowers, including how to grow them and how to use them for cookery, health and beauty. 

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    Amanda Thomas
    Written on March 19, 2018
    "This book had everything I needed to know about herbalism. With over 400 different herbs and medical flowers listed, it answered every question I have regarding herbs and herbalism."
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    #4The Wild Medicine Solution: Healing with Aromatic, Bitter, and Tonic Plants

    The Wild Medicine Solution: Healing with Aromatic, Bitter, and Tonic Plants

    This book is a complete guide and introduction at the world of healing plants: you will be able to identify every type of plant, how to use them following the easy recipes and what are the best combinations available. 

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    Raymond Reyes
    Written on March 19, 2018
    "It is a great book for anyone looking to learn more about the healing plants all around us. It is easy to read and very comprehensive. There are even recipes for preparing the plants in the book. A must have for anyone into natural medicine."
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    #5Healing Wise (Wise Woman Herbal)

    Healing Wise (Wise Woman Herbal)

    This book deeply explores the healing effects of seven different herbs, including detailed instructions to spot them, harvest them prepare them, and how to combine them with other plants and herbs to maximize their healing power.

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    Sara Zepeda
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "This book is a little dated in presentation, but the information itself has stood the test of time. I especially like the gourmet recipes which are perfect for today's locavore movement."
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    #6The Herbal Medicine-Maker's Handbook: A Home Manual

    The Herbal Medicine-Maker's Handbook: A Home Manual
    James Green, one of the most popular herbalists, has compiled a collection of natural remedies that everyone can obtain at home: following this book, you will be able to live a healthier life and even get natural remedies for your occasional illnesses.  




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    Aaron Taylor
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "The Herbal Medicine-Maker's Handbook provides a vast number of recipes and remedies for living a healthier life with herbs. It is written is a style that is both comforting and informative, giving readers an entertaining experience that will actually be beneficial to them. For those looking for how-to books concerning herbalism, this is one of the best options."
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    #7Herbal Antivirals: Natural Remedies for Emerging & Resistant Viral Infections

    Herbal Antivirals: Natural Remedies for Emerging & Resistant Viral Infections

    Since most common medications are becoming less and less effective against today's viruses, traditional remedies are quickly becoming more popular: this book will tell you how to prepare and use simple but powerful remedies that will keep you health and happy.

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    Brenda Schneider
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "This book is a very thorough guide to the herbs needed to build a strong immune system and prevent viruses. It explains everything in scientific detail but in a way that the average person can easily understand. Since I started following its suggestions I haven't caught any colds despite everyone around me with them. I highly recommend this for learning which herbs to use to build the immune system and prevent catching a virus."
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    #8Botany in a Day

    Botany in a Day
    With this book you will about the medical properties of lots of plants and herbs: more than 100 plant families are included, with detailed information about what they can be used for and how to combine them for greater healing power. 
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    Susan Banks
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "This job is a great text for a beginner who knows nothing about botany. It gives basic identification clues and basic illustrations so you don't get overwhelmed about what things look like exactly. It probably could be better, but it is a good beginning text. "
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    #9Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health

    Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health
    Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health: 175 Teas, Tonics, Oils, Salves, Tinctures, and Other Natural Remedies for the Entire Family is a Science, Gardening, Nature, Non-fiction book written by Rosemary Gladstar.
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    Justin Morris
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "A good book for herbal recipes that you might not found anywhere else. A useful resource for anyone desiring homemade remedies. "
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    #10The Triumph of Seeds

    The Triumph of Seeds
    The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History is a Science, Gardening, Nature, Non-fiction book written by Thor Hanson.
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    Ai Xu
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "There is so much information about the evolution of seeds. I plan to use it as a reference book. It was enjoyable to read all the various facts."
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    #11A Woman's Book of Herbs: The Healing Power of Natural Remedies

    A Woman's Book of Herbs: The Healing Power of Natural Remedies

    A Woman's Book of Herbs: The Healing Power of Natural Remedies is a Science, Gardening, Nature, Non-fiction book written by Deb Soule. It was published October 1, 2000 by Citadel.

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    Jean Gardner
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "A great book for women looking to learn about herbalism. I read the Outlander series and got interested in Claire's knowledge of herbs and found this book. It was very informative, and I love how it is focused on women. I'm going to start my own little herb garden in my backyard based on what I learned from this book."
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    #12Flora Curiosa

    Flora Curiosa

    Flora Curiosa: Cryptobotany, Mysterious Fungi, Sentient Trees, and Deadly Plants in Classic Science Fiction and Fantasy is a Science, Gardening, Nature, Non-fiction book written by Chad Arment.

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    Olivia Grant
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "Flora Curiosa written by Chad Arment was one of the best herbalism books that I have read in a long time. I learned a lot about gardening and nature through the content provided in this book. This book may be a bit dated but the information hold true."
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    #13What Makes Cannabis Recipes Work?: The Ingredients & Tactics!

    What Makes Cannabis Recipes Work?: The Ingredients & Tactics!
    What strikes your mind first when you hear about Marijuana? Dangerous Drug! Right? Yes? Or No? Well, Marijuana is a very controversial issue with a lot of information being spread around, both for and against it. The truth about marijuana needs to be brought to light so that everyone can decide, with an educated opinion, whether or not the positive effects of marijuana outweigh the negative ones. Between the anti-drug activists, who would utter anything to make marijuana seem as if an evil life-taking drug, and the pro-drug activists, who tend to feel like it is a plant which was sent down from the heaven to save mankind, the actual data and facts can get quite warped and distorted. If used casually marijuana’s positive effects outweigh the negative. Yes! Marijuana is safe when used cautiously. The American Medical Association has now recognized the medical value of marijuana. Its positive benefits are: •Beautiful visions •An increased appetite for life •Compassion •Treating respiratory allergies •To help a person have an emotional or mental breakthrough •And many more! We are offering you an amazing eBook “What Makes Cannabis Recipes Work”. In these health-consciousness days, many people are giving up smoking. That's where this book in. These recipes are so delicious that nothing will get wasted except your dinner guests. This is not just "some book". In fact, there isn’t any book like this out there available. * It is NOT about rehashed or outdated recipes. * It is NOT some fancy photo book with nothing but ad-filled crap. * It is NOT some confusing, babbling, rambling Tetra-Hydro botany speak you won't understand. * It is NOT any other poorly put together book that after completing leaves the reader in the dark on many other issues and with so much more to be desired. The book is full of delicious recipes that come with detailed descriptions about the preparation process. This book reveals the process for creating the essential ingredients necessary for marijuana infusion into foods such as Cannabutter, Ghee, Cannabis Tar and Cannabis Cooking Brandy. Don’t wait! Grab this book NOW and take your health to a next level!
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    Mark Reid
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "This is a good book if you are looking for recipes to infuse cannabis with! It's easy to follow and the pics look great and makes the food look great too."
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    #14Plants of the Gods

    Plants of the Gods

    Plants of the Gods: Their Sacred, Healing, and Hallucinogenic Powers is a nonfiction book about psychedelic herbs written by Richard Evans Schultes et al. It was published November 1, 2001 by Healing Arts Press.

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    Gabriel Barron
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "This book will go a long way in getting you immersed into the book and the topic its covering. With the trend to stay away from big pharma products and go back into nature to find herbs and other plants that will help heal us and provide us with the sustenance that our bodies need, this is a great book. The great pictures will provide clear illustration of these plants and herbs that can help us in our every day lives. "
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