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Resource Library


 Workshops 

 

Managing Stress and Anxiety with Herbs
Teacher: Brittnye Webb-Earl
Recorded: April 24, 2022

 

Springing into Self-Love: Garlic Honey
Teacher: Julie Novas
Recorded: April 12, 2022

E-Books / Zines

Elder / Sambucus nigra
● Antiviral, diaphoretic, antiinflammatory,
thins mucus (mucolytic) esp in upper respiratory tract
(nose, sinus).
● Elderflower: more diaphoretic, best for
fevers; great at thinning mucus.
● Elderberry: more antiviral, antiinflammatory
(reduces the inflammation caused by the virus)
● Poisonous plant if you use the wrong parts.
Stems and bark will make you vomit and have
diarrhea.
● Cool research on people who take elderberries having shorter colds, getting less intense symptoms, recovering faster.
● Used for common cold, fever, influenza,
sinus pressure, conjunctivitis.
Dosage: 1 tsp every hour is starting to feeling any
signs of being sick. As preventive, more like 1 tsp /
day.
Elderberry syrup recipe

1 cup dried elderberries or 3 cups fresh elderberries
6 cups cold water
1 few inches fresh grated ginger
3 cinnamon sticks
About 1 cup honey
(optional: orange peel, thyme, cardamom, star anise, black pepper)
Put all ingredients except for the honey into a large pot. Bring to a boil, then turn it down to a simmer.
Simmer it for at least 2 hours. I usually let mine sit for 8-12 hours to cool and continue to steep. When it’s cool, strain the solids out from the liquids.
Measure the liquids (it should be about 3 cups. Put the liquids back in a pot on medium heat, add 1 cup honey. Warm long enough for the honey to fully dissolve into the elderberry decoction.
When it’s fully dissolved (usually about 10-15 mins), let cool again and store in
bottles in the refrigerator. It will last about 18 months if refrigerated.

 

Chamomile: Lessons and Preparations From My Year-Long Plant Walk
Author: Yaya Vallis
View / Download: (20 pages)

 

All About Oxymel : Sweet and Sour Herbal Remedies
Author: Yaya Vallis
View / Download: (13 pages)

 

 

Hawthorne: Healthy Heart Medicine 
Author: Yaya Vallis
View / Download: (14 pages)

 

the intergenerational loving: a collection of resources for liberation healing

Author: Jasmine
View: (28 pages)

 

 

Making Wild Herbal Soda
Author: Jade Alicandro Mace
View / Download: (9 pages)

 

 

Nervines: Specific Indications for Sedative & Non-sedative Herbs to Support the Nervous System 
Author: Kelly McCarthy
View / Download (7 pages)

 

African-American Slave Medicine
Author: Herbert Covey
View / Download Complete Book (217 pages)

 

Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide
Author: Rosemary Gladstar
View / Download Complete Book (225 pages)

Home-Grown Medicine

Effective, safe, and inexpensive, medicinal herbs are simple to grow, and they can be used to naturally fortify your body against common upsets and ailments. Rosemary Gladstar, the godmother of modern herbalism, offers a fresh introduction to growing and using 33 of her favorite herbs, complete with tips on introducing an herb patch to your backyard garden and easy-to-follow recipes for brewing restorative teas, blending soothing salves, and making tinctures, oils, syrups, and pills.

 

 

  

Medical Herbalism 
Author: David Hoffman
View / Download Book (675 pages)

 

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Because The Herb Hub is relationship based, we are always asking Hub users what they want to see.

We discovered several barriers that limit people's access to herbal medicine: high costs, long distances to herb stores and lack of educational resources.


Because of this feedback, we've started to grow our resource library so people can learn more about using herbal medicine. We pay teachers for their time: in-person workshops help us learn and connect in real time, while virtual classes can live on as recorded webinars in our library. We also have a number of books and written documents.


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