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General Herb Reference

The Core Historical Literature of Agriculture - Cornell Mann Library
Provides the full text of over 2,047 monographs and 510 journal volumes published between 1800 and the late 1900s. Browsable by author and title. Advanced search option also available.

Henriette's Herbal Homepage
This site from Finnish herbalist, Henriette Kress, includes culinary and medicinal herbfaqs, the text of classic herbal works now in the public domain, a listing of plant names in various languages and over 9,600 plant images. Note that the herbfaqs on this site are archived from discussion lists so not all information may be authoritative.

A Modern Herbal
A hypertext version of M. Grieve's 1931 classic, A Modern Herbal. Searchable by keyword. Includes information on culinary, medicinal, cosmetic and economic uses as well as folklore. Note that information is historical in nature and may not necessarily reflect current research and opinion.

The Herb Society of America
Herb of the Month https://herbsociety/hsa-learn/herb-information/herb-of-the-month.html
Quick Fact Sheets
Essential Herb Guides

American Botanical Council
Resource for information about medicinal herbs and research. Members enjoy full access to all of ABC’s publications. ABC is a non-profit tax exempt research and education organization. Website includes a glossary of herbal medicine terminology, excerpts from The Complete German Commission E Monograph, Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines, the HerbalEGram, HerbClip online and much more. A medicinal plant organization whose journal, HerbalGram reports on current research.

History of Horticulture
Includes  the development of horticulture and the major writers in each time period since the 12th century BCE.

Southwest School of Botanical Medicine
Links to classical texts in herbal medicine, images and illustrations of medicinal plants.

Northeast School of Botanical Medicine
Contains useful handouts about herbalism topics.