If you are interested in learning more about herbal medicines, Walker Farms would like to recommend the following books. This list is by no means all inclusive.
For learning about the traditional history and uses of herbal medicines:
Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs. Milius Claire Kowalchik (Editor), William H. Hylton (Editor), Rodale Press, September, 1990.
For learning about plant identification:
A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants - Eastern and Central North America. Roger Tory Peterson (Illustrator), Jim Blackfeather Rose (Illustrator), Lee Allen Peterson (Illustrator), Steven Foster (Photographer), James A. Duke, Houghton Mifflin Company, March, 1998.
For learning about treating farm animals:
The Complete Herbal Handbook for Farm and Stable. Juliet De Levy, Juliette De Bairacli Levy, Faber & Faber, Inc., March, 1991.
For learning about the philosophy of plants as agents of healing and wisdom, also this book can be purchased through Walker Farms:
The Book of Herbal Wisdom: Using Plants as Medicines. Matthew Wood, North Atlantic Books, September, 1997.
The Physician’s Desk Reference for Herbal Medicines:
PDR for Herbal Medicines, Second Edition. Joerg Gruenwald, Medical Economics Company, April, 2000.