The Essential Herbal - the Magazine for Everyday Herbalists - Since 2002

  • Mortar and pestle grinding lavender and copal.
  • braiding garlic
  • Debra Sturdevant making bath fizzies

Who Reads The Essential Herbal?

The Essential Herbal is a bi-monthly print magazine available in the US.
PDF format available worldwide.
We also have lots of great herbal books, herbal goodies and necessities.
Our magazine, books, and products are for the everyday,  everywhere, and every way herbalist.  Backyard herbalists, brand new herbies, plant lovers, gardeners, adventurous cooks, and those who just want to learn a simple way to make a salve or a tincture -pull up a chair and
consider yourself at home.
Welcome.