Alternative Nature Online Herbal
Common medicinal herbs, wildflowers, and edible plants grow wild all around us. Learn about wild herbs here!

Here are some books to help you learn more about the herbs on this web site. These include ways to use herbs, wildcrafting herbs and harvesting and growing medicinal plants in the garden as well as commercial herb growing. Proceeds from book sales help this site grow. Thank you for your support!

Your Backyard Herb Garden : A Gardener’s Guide to Growing Over 50 Herbs Plus How to Use Them in Cooking, Crafts, Companion Planting and More

 The Bootstrap Guide to Medicinal Herbs in the Garden, Field & Marketplace (Bootstrap Guide)

 The Potential of Herbs As a Cash Crop: How to Make a Living in the Country

 Native plants of commercial importance: The Nomadic Life of the Professional Forager

Making Wild Wines & Meads : 125 Unusual Recipes Using Herbs, Fruits, Flowers & More

Edible & Medicinal Wild Plants of Minnesota & Wisconsin

The Macmillan Treasury of Herbs: A Complete Guide to the Cultivation and Use of Wild and Domesticated Herbs

A City Herbal : A Guide to the Lore, Legend, and Usefulness of 34 Plants That Grow Wild in the Cities, Suburbs and Country Places (Herbals by Our Foremothers)

Wild Edibles of Missouri

Wild About Herbs

Collecting Roots and Herbs for Fun and Profit

Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Vallery and Southern Appalachians - Dennis Horn

Site Features

Big Changes For April 2014!

Site upgrade in progress. I'm uploading the new pages as I go. The Online Herbal store is under reconstruction, but works. Mail Server fixed. Making soap in new commercial kitchen.

Thank you!

Editor, Herb Picture Photographer,
Karen Bergeron Shelton