I am not a great herbalist or anything, just an amateur plant lover, but the more I write about plants the more people have asked me about plants, and it’s evolved into this section. If you really want to learn about herbs, check out LearningHerbs.com’s Home Study Kits (they also have an awesome board game, Wildcraft, that is cooperative rather then competitive and fun for grown ups too), or Susun Weed’s books and correspondence classes.
If you are just starting to learn about herbs, here are some things I’ve written about the basics:
Here are some plants from my materia medica. There are a lot more that I don’t understand well enough to write about, but these are the ones I’ve written about:
I buy herbs from Mountain Rose Herbs, and recommend that you do too.