A study of herbs used for strength, stamina, and stress relief, and the ability of adaptogens to produce a defensive response to stress in the human body. Essay required.

Chinese Herbs for Healing

This is a guide to Chinese herbal healing arts that includes history, diagnosis, a pharmacopia, and methods of preparation. Essay required.

Green Pharmacy

This is an engaging account of the use of herbal medicine from prehistoric times to the present, including the latest developments in the field of herbal medicine. Essay required.

Herbal Handbook

Explanation of specific actions of individual herbs in the human body as used for a variety of conditions. Essay required.

Introduction to Herbology

Guide to herbs used in the Anglo-American and European traditions. It offers a comprehensive guide to herbs used in a variety of healing situations. This is a good foundation to the study and practice of herbology. Essay required.

Medical Herbalism

This textbook addresses the science and practice of Herbal Medicine in both private and clinical practice. It addresses the issues of toxicology, contraindications, dosages, and identification and use of medicinal plants. Essay required demonstrating comprehension of all topics.

Sacred Plant Medicine

Native American Herbalism - Essay required.


This is a study of alchemical preparation of medicinal essences, tinctures, and elixirs. Essay required and opinion.

Traditional Healer's Handbook

A comprehensive guide to healing synthesizes the principles and practices og Hippocratic, Chinese, Ayurvedic, and Persian medicine, and includes the first English translation of one of the handbooks of Avicenna, and a good history of classical herbal medicine. Essay required demonstrating good understanding of this book and its subject.