Recommended Reading

Since we all like to curl up with a good book, here is a bit of what the Nor’Eastern family has been reading and enjoying. This is a living list and will be updated as we discover new resources.


  • Culpeper’s Complete Herbal: Illustrated and Annotated Edition by Nicholas Culpeper
  • Evolutionary Herbalism: Science, Spirituality, and Medicine from the Heart of Nature by Sajah Popham
  • Herbal Medicine for Beginners: Your Guide to Healing Common Ailments with 35 Medicinal Herbs by Katja Swift and Ryn Midura
  • Peterson Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs of Eastern and Central North America by Steven Foster
  • Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use by Rosemary Gladstar
  • The Book of Herbal Wisdom: Using Plants as Medicines by Matthew Wood
  • The Wholistic Healing Guide to Cannabis by Tammi Sweet

Mindfulness & Spirituality

  • Care of the Soul by Thomas Moore
  • Essential Reiki: A Complete Guide to an Ancient Healing Art by Diane Stein
  • Spiritual Fertility: Integrative Practices for the Journey to Motherhood by Dr. Julie Von
  • The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength, and Thrive by Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer
  • The Pocket Pema Chodron by Pema Chodron

Plant Spirit & Energy

  • Care of the Soul Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition: A Guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday Life by Thomas Moore
  • Flowerpaedia: 1000 Flowers and their Meaning by Cheralyn Darcey
  • Herb Magic: An Introduction to Magical Herbalism and Spells by Patti Wigington
  • Plant Spirit Healing: A Guide to Working with Plant Consciousness by Pam Montgomery
  • The Illustrated Herbiary: Guidance and Rituals from 36 Bewitching Botanicals by Maia Toll

Tarot & Divination

  • Holistic Tarot: An Integrative Approach to Using Tarot for Personal Growth by Benebell Wen
  • How to Meet and Work with Spirit Guides by Ted Andrews
  • The Creative Tarot: A Modern Guide to an Inspired Life by Jessa Crispin

WItchcraft & Magick

  • Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs by Scott Cunningham
  • The Complete Book of Incense, Oils and Brews by Scott Cunningham
  • Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner by Scott Cunningham

Note: Nor’Eastern Herb Company, LLC has not received any compensation or incentive to include books or authors on this list.