As an educational charity we like to spend some of our time reading about what others have learned or done in the world of Herbs. Read reviews written by both Trustees and Herb Society members here by clicking on the book cover.


Hidden Histories: Herbs: The Secret Properties of 150 Plants by Kim Hurst

Traditional Western Herbal Medicine As Above So Below by Elizabeth Brooke

The Illustrated Herbiary by Maia Toll. Illustrated by Kate O’Hara

The Urban Forager –   How to Find & Cook Wild Food in the City with 32 recipes by Wross Lawrence & Marco Kesseler

 Wild Medicine: Spring, Summer, Autumn & Winter by Ali English

The Earth in Her Hands – 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants  by Jennifer Jewell

Around the World in 80 Trees by Jonathan Drori. Illustraions by Lucielle Clerc

Wildcraft: The science & spirit of wild plants as food and medicine by Heidi Merika 

LEAF by Catherine Phipps

The Prisoner’s Herbal by Nicole Rose

Wild about Weeds by Jack Wallington

The Almanac by Lia Leendertz

Vickery’s Folk Flora by Roy Vickery

Weeds in the Heart Nathaniel Hughes & Fiona Owen

Aromatherapy – A Practical Approach by Vicki Pitman

The Complete Herbal Tutor by Anne McIntyre

The Herbal Book of Making & Taking by Christopher Hedley & Non Shaw

The Heritage Herbal by Sonya Patel Ellis

Edible and Medicinal Wild Plants of Britain and Ireland by Robin Harford
Adaptogens by Paula Grainger

The Herbal Remedy Handbook by Victoria Chown & Kim Walker



The Creative Kitchen by Stephanie Hafferty

A Woman’s Book of Herbs by Elisabeth Brooke

Botanical Brain Balms by Nicolette Perry & Elaine Perry

The Sensory Herbal Handbook by The Seed Sistas

Sour by Mark Diaono

Root to Stem by Alex Laird

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