Links I like.
Last updated Dec2016.
- Michael Moore
Southwest School of Botanical Medicine
with quality information on herbal medicine, including manuals, old herbal texts, and images.
- Paul Bergner
North American Institute of Medical Herbalism
Medical Herbalism, one of the very best periodicals for the herbalist.
- David Winston
with old herbal texts.
- Kiva Rose
exquisite writings on herbs and their actions.
Also, the very good Plant Healer Magazine, a must for practising herbalists. (I get a kickback if you subscribe using that link).
- Michigan herbalist Jim McDonald
interesting in-depth articles about a few plants, and a very good sorted links page.
- Rosalee de la Foret
a lot of good articles, and the Herbal Blogroll.
- Katja Swift and Ryn Midura
with their CommonWealth Center for Holistic Herbalism school.
Very interesting articles, and a great list of linked articles.
the Northeast School of Botanical Medicine
with articles and photos.
- Matthew Wood
some interesting herbal articles.
- Robin Rose Bennett
some good herbal articles.
- Howie Brounstein
a few interesting articles.
- Rosemary Gladstar
a handful of interesting articles, and the sagemountain school.
- Kary Sanders
also, the radio show The Herbal Highway.
- American Herbalist's Guild
a lot of conference recordings online, if you're a member. And why would you not be one?
- Todd Caldecott
excellent in-depth articles on a variety of problems, from an Ayurvedic point of view.
- Alan Tillotson
excellent in-depth articles on a variety of Ayurvedic herbs.
- The American Herbalists Guild (AHG)
- The National Institute of Medical Herbalists (NIMH)
- The National Herbalists Association of Australia (NHAA)
- The Ontario Herbalists Association (OHA)
- The International Register of Consultant Herbalists and Homoeopaths (in the UK)
- The New Zealand Association of Medical Herbalists (NZAMH)
- Jim Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases
- Dan Moerman's Native American Ethnobotany Database
- The herbmed database, with links to research and things
- The Herb Society of America
- The UK Herb Society, with a good forum
- Tapes of herbal conferences
Good Materia Medicas
Need to find a new scientific name from an old book, or see which plants are actually identical nowadays?
- The GRIN taxonomy database.
- For plants found wild somewhere in the US, your best bet is the USDA Plants database.
- Also check The Plant List.
- For French plant names, try Tela Botanica.
- For plants found in the wild in Sweden, try Den Virtuella Floran; if you're even close to being able to understand Swedish go have a look.
- For Finnish wild plants, there's Luontoportti.
- The Index Fungorum also covers lichens.
- Algaebase is an excellent site for algae.
- For Fabaceae, the best database is Ildis.