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Exploring Herbalism at Home: Resources and Tips for Learning and Growing





Shalom Family,


In this blog post, we'll delve into the fascinating world of studying herbalism from the comfort of your own home. If you're interested in this subject or want to enhance your existing knowledge, I'll provide you with valuable resources and strategies to make the most of your learning journey. We'll explore various tools such as journals, books, anatomy models, posters, and even classes. So, let's dive in and uncover the wonders of herbalism education!







 




Section 1: The Power of Journaling

  • Discover the benefits of keeping a herbalism journal

  • How writing aids knowledge retention

  • Utilizing journals for sketches and plant documentation





Did you know that writing can help you remember things better? That's why having a journal is super important when studying herbalism. It's like having a special book to keep all your herb research in one place. You can even draw pictures of plants and make sketches to help you remember them. It's not about being a great artist, but about paying attention to the little details. Your own words and drawings will make learning herbs a lot more fun!


 



Section 2: Books as Essential Learning Tools

  • Exploring the value of books in herbalism studies

  • Learning from others' experiences and avoiding common mistakes

  • Recommendations for reference books, recipe books, and field guides





Books are like a treasure trove of knowledge. They are written by experts who want to share their experiences with you. When you read books about herbalism, you can learn from other people's mistakes and discoveries. They can also teach you how to make your own herbal remedies at home. If you're not sure where to start, there are special books called field guides that can help you identify different plants when you're outside exploring nature.



 


My Books:


Herbal Holistic Healing: African Herbalism for Modern Times: Click here Everyday Herbs: Meditations from the Heart, Recipes from the Soil: Click here Good Smells: Perfume & Diffuser Blending for Beginners: Click here Recipes From the Earth: For the Face, Body and Hair: Click here


 



Reference:

The Complete Medicinal Herbal by Penelope Ody Herbal Remedies by Andrew Chevalier


Beginner Study:

Herbal Remedies for Vibrant Health by Rosemary Gladstar Body into Balance by Maria Noel Groves

Field Guides/ Foraging:

Wild Edibles: A Practical Guide to Foraging by Sergei Boutenko

Anatomy:

Human Body: An Illustrated Guide to Every Part of the Human Body and How It Works by Martyn Page


Other:

The Miracle of Vegetables by Dr. Bahram Tadayyon

Healing Herbal Teas by Sarah Farr



 


Section 3: Anatomy Models for Visual Learning

  • Understanding the importance of anatomy models in herbalism

  • How models provide visual aid and enhance comprehension

  • Examples of anatomy models and their benefits


Anatomy models are like puzzle pieces that show us how our bodies work. They can help us understand how herbs interact with different parts of our bodies.



Even though we might not have real body parts at home, models can give us a visual idea of how things look and function. For example, you can find models of the heart, brain, or even the kidneys. They make learning about our bodies a lot more interesting!



 


► Anatomy Models: Human Torso Body Model Anatomy: Click here

► Life-Size Kidney Model: