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The Practical Herbalist’s Suggested Internet Rescources

The Practical Herbalist’s Suggested Internet Rescources

The internet offers a lot of information on herbs and homesteading. Some of it is helpful. Some of it’s not. Some of it is just downright weird. We’ve been sifting through the internet to bring you reliable and practical information. This list is subject to change at any time. If you have a suggestion, feel free to send us a link for review.

The list below is an incomplete collection of resources we use and respect. It’s a rough version of our site’s bibliography. Just click on the links below to broaden your internet horizons.


Plant Database from USDA

Public Accessible Published Research and Clinical Trials by NCBI

Herbal Supplement Information by MedLine Plus

Drug and Supplement Information by Mayo Clinic

Complementary and Herbal  Medicine Guide by University of Maryland Medical Center

Wildcrafting Guidelines by Columbines School of Botanical Medicine

Essential Oils

Essential Oil Reference Chart from The Aroma Blog

Essential Oil Dilution Chart from Nourishing Treasures

Single Essential Oil Dilution Chart from Easy Essential Oils

Homesteading Tips

Soap Making Calculator (lye/fat/water) from Soap Calc

Backyard Farmer Food Safety Guides from UC Food Safety

Home Canning Guides from National Center for Home Food Preservation


Sue Sierralupe

Sue Sierralupé is a Certified Master Herbalist, Master Gardener and Sustainable Landscape Specialist. She is the clinic manager and lead herbalist at Occupy Medical clinic. Sue is author of The Pocket Herbal: Medicinal Plants that Changed the World and co-author of The Practical Herbalist Herbal Folios series. Follow her blog at Herbalism Manifesto for commentary on herbs, parenting, nutrition and a whole lot more.

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