If you’ve read our mission, then you already know that we aim to drastically improve the life of people with herbs, but also using information we provide. Speaking of which, we simply do not have enough time to put out everything we want on our blog.
For that reason, we decided to create a Top 50 Herbal Blogs list that you can go through and discover some truly unique and valuable blogs related to herbs. Some of them target exclusively content on medicinal herbs, while other may have a mix of recipes and herbal remedies. Nonetheless, each herbal blog in the list offers a unique point of view that makes them worth checking out.
Congratulations to all bloggers whose blogs landed in our Top 50 Herbal blogs list! I would like to personally say THANK YOU for making the world a better, healthier place by sharing invaluable information on herbs and their use. Feel free to add the badge below as a mark of honor to your website by copying the code in the spoiler section (link below says “show“).[spoiler]
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The blogs are not listed in any particular order. Enjoy!
Jili is a herbalist and her herbal blog is all about using herbs as natural remedies. Through her passion for natural healing and herbs, Jill enjoys sharing recipes on how to make cool things like Ashwagandha smoothie, tumeric tea for joint pain, different ways to take nettle plant and much more. Updated regularly!
If you haven’t heard about Natural News Blog, you’ve probably been living under a rock! Natural News Blog is one of the biggest and most popular blogs for alternative health and even though it is not a strictly a herbal blog, they publish plenty of content on this very subject. Well worth checking out.
Mystic Naturals blog is ran by Tania Tyler, an herbalist and reiki practitioner who comes from a line of healers. Tania’s blog aims to bring information on topics such as natural remedies, herbal aphrodisiacs, herbs for immune system and similar herb related goodies.
With a clever tagline, Henriette’s Herbal blog has that old-school look for a good reason. According to the blog owner, it’s been running since 1995 which makes it one of the oldest blog on the topic of herbal medicine on the world wide web, if not the oldest one. The amount of articles on this blog is astonishing, even though some of them are in the Finnish language. Make sure to dig in to some of the older entries.
Growing up herbal is a family/mom oriented website ran by Meagan, with a blog that covers a wide range of topics related to natural living and herbs such as nourishing your family with real food, cultivating health with herbs, harvesting herbs and much more. A great read for everyone, but especially for moms and family oriented folks.
Global Healing Center is primarily a supplement company, but they also provide a wealth of information on herbal remedies through their blog. You probably will not find a herb you have not heard of on this blog, but there are plenty of uses and benefits for regular herbs as well!
7 Song blog is one of those blogs that you can tell right away is ran by people passionate about herbs. Indeed, behind the herbal blog are the same people who are in charge of the Northeast School of Botanical Medicine, an herbal school with a focus on practical skills, preparation of herbal medicine, botany and more. Even though the blog is not regularly updated, the content that is already on there totally makes up for it.
8. Numen Blog
If you are into sustainable herbs practices and knowing exactly where your herbs come from (which is something we try to put an accent on as well), you will definitely like the Numen blog. This list would not be complete without an herbal blog like this which releases posts on growing high quality herbs, domestic herbs, ways to find the best organic herbs in super markets and other topics tightly connected to sustainable herbs practices.
9. Eat Weeds
Eat Weeds, the name says it all. Eat your weeds, people! Robin Harford, the weed eater behind the blog is yet another great example of a person who fell in love with nature at an early age and decided to share his knowledge as a grown up. Apart from excellent recipes like Beef Bone & Nettle Potassium Broth, Sea Arrowgrass & Lemon Soup and others, this blog will also fill you in on various facts and benefits or different plants and herbs. Make sure to check out Robert’s podcast called “Plants & People”, too. Some very interesting stuff there!
Regularly updated, The Essential Herbal Blog is a part of a print magazine called the Essential Herbal Magazine. Apart from regular advice on uses and benefits of certain herbs, you can also discover various recipes for food, tinctures and everything else made from various herbs.
11. Herbs Talk
Herbs Talk is a herbal event/education community focused on sharing herbal knowledge through their annual herbal conference in Somerville, MA. Naturally, they have a LOT of knowledge to share and not all of it can fit in the annual event and that is exactly why it’s worth checking out their blog. Most of their content directly reflects our views so make sure not to miss this one.
Natural Herbal Living offers insights on herbs for health, recipes and they also sell some very interesting stuff. We like the idea behind their general message and herb boxes and hope that adding them to this list will inspire them to keep updating their blog!
13. Artemis Herbals
Mario Tarasco, a naturopath and nature lover is the author of the Artemis Herbals. While most articles are actually delicious herbal recipes, Mario also covers a variety of topics like nourishing infusions, roots preparation and wild food.
Kristin Henningsen is a holistic health practicioner who selfishly shares her knowledge at the Banyan Moon Botanicals blog. Since her main tools for staying healthy are yoga, herbs and nutrition, it is only natural for those topics to be covered in detail on the blog. Keep in mind there are blog posts dating back to 2011, so make sure to go through the archives to check them all out.
15. Bevin Clare
This natural medicine blog is run by a clinical herbalist and nutritionist Bevin Clare who aims to help people discover different uses of herbs for remedies and recipes that you probably have not heard of yet.
16. Chestnut Herbs
Chestnut Herbs blog is jam packed with quality articles on numerous uses and benefits of herbs. Whether you want to find out how to prepare medicinal teas, discover new herbs you have never seen before or make a herbal flowered persimmon goat cheese, this blog has it all and then some.
Check out these titles: “Making a Reishi Double Extraction“, “Tonic Herbalism: Pathway to Healing Anxiety and Depression” , “Thoughts on Herbal Dosage“. Sounds awesome, doesn’t it? Those are just some of the titles found on the Hearthside Healing blog, ran by an author and herbalist Jon Keyes. Even though they have their own line of products and could be considered competition, their blog is high quality and deserves a spot in this list.
18. Cathy Skipper
Cathy’s blog is not strictly about herbs, but nature and gardening as well. Here you will find a wide range of intriguing topics, such as herbalism for animals, holistic aromatheraphy, natural plant cultivation, soul healing and many others that will keep your brain cells very active.
One of the things that has been lost in the modern world for most people is the connection between the nature and ourselves. Crow’s Daughter Herbs blog is a great example of a blogger who is still very much connected to the nature and herbs and this connection can be felt in every article on the blog. Recommended!
Celia from Dandelion Revolution is a board certified herbalist who has been in love with herbs and how they affect the body as long as she can remember. Her blog offers some fantastic ideas for recipes and remedies alike. How about a coconut milk smoothie with turmeric and bee pollen? I bet it would work just as well with pine pollen!
Commonwealth Center for Holistic Herbalism is a school and clinic located in Boston, MA offering community classes, herbal apprenticeship and clinical herbalism training. It is always wise to hear what those offering paid classes have to say on their blog for free, so make sure not to miss this one.
This nine-year old blog is a wealth of information on identifying various plants, their uses and benefits. I particularly enjoyed reading Mum’s post on Nettles for Energy which can be found on the first page of the link above.
23. Feral Botanicals
The main focus of the Feral Botanicals is educating people on practical use of medicinal and edible plants. As someone who runs a nature school for both kids and adults, Anna Mezger has a lot to offer on the blog on topics like self-sufficiency, survival skills and nature awareness, but also many personal stories which can be extremely valuable to some of the readers.
24. Herb N Tricker
Victoria’s Herb n Trickster blog is regularly updated with various posts on foraging edible plants, wild-crafting and creating products and essences mostly aimed at women. It also features an Etsy shop with plenty of home made teabags, ointments, butters, balms and similar products.
The Herbal Academy blog aims to educate their readers on proper use of herbs and healthy nutritional choices. Some of the more interesting posts include making a pine resin salve and roasting herbs as a coffee substitute. They also offer herbal courses studies for all levels, with the advanced course designed for those wanting to become professional herbal practitioners.
26. Herbal Encounter
Herbal Encounter is all about using herbs and plants for medicinal purposes. The content found on this blog covers topics such as treating UTIs without antibiotics, rejuvenation with adaptogenic herbs, treating leg cramps naturally and other posts covering a natural approach to healing.
The author behind the Herbal Haven blog is a herb expert Debs Cook, well-known for the “How to grow” guide she wrote for the Guardian. The blog itself offers more than a dozen herb-related categories. Some of the most interesting ones:
- Herbs for Children
- Herb Growing
- Herbal Kitchen Remedies
- Herb Recipes
- Herb Crafts & Cosmetics
For the best reading experience, choose one of the categories on the right sidebar and take it from there.
28. Herbal Roots zine
Herbal Roots zine was founded by Kristine Brown, a practicing herbalist. The blog was created out of a neccesity for Kristine to put down everything she learned about herbs for herself, her children and others to expand their knowledge in this department. Apart from some awesome content on the blog on using herbs for various purposes, Herbal Roots zine also features a monthly magazine-style PDF that contains a lot of fun ways to learn about herbs. Perfect for children!
29. Herb Rally
Herb Rally is a bit different from other blogs in the list, as its primary goal is to provide a place for those interested in herbal-related events in their area, but they also give out recommendations for herbal schools. A great resource if you are looking to get more involved with people in the herbal community.
Learn – Explore – Grow is the tagline of the Herb Society of America Blog that paints an accurate picture of what this blog is all about. It covers everything from growing, harvesting, using and even taking photographs of herbs. They have a huge base of Facebook followers, so make sure to check them out.
Integral Herbalism provides a wide range of relevant information on herbal medicine. The man behind the blog is Owen Okie, a clinical herbalist from Scotland. Aside from blogging about herbs, Owen also shares his opinions on more general health topics.
Yet another herb school, the Green Path team does a great job at sharing knowledge on their blog full of articles on herbal usage for medicinal purposes. Some of the most interesting posts include the full body cleansing guide and natural remedies for children with special needs.
Mystical Magical Herbs blog has been up since 2012 and there is a LOT to go through, so take your time and dig through the categories such as Herbal Formulas, Herbal Remedies, Growing Herbs and Exotic Herbs and Plants and many others that will make the time fly by.
34. Old ways Herbal
Old ways Herbal blog aims to bring you information on healing herbs that has been lost over time and help you and you family reach optimal health. For all the fans out there, many posts on this blog go in depth on topics of growing, harvesting and wild-crafting.
35. Spiraea Herbs
Spirea Herbs blog offers unique as well as classic recipes that will make life more colorful and help improve your health at the same time. Correne Omland is a herbalist and the person behind the blog who preaches what she teaches, as she is living in a rural area and being self sufficient while growing her own plants and livestock.
36. Holistic Herbs
Holistic Herbs blog is divided into various section, offering herbal aid for different issues like depression, chronic fatigue, weak immune system, bad memory and many others. With an easy way to find herbal help for some of the most common issues, Holistic Herbs blog deserved a spot in the Top 100 list of herbal blogs.
Natalie Vickery is the name of the herbalist behind The Family Herbalist blog, a place on the web full of articles on numerous uses of herbs. Find out how to make a spicy cold and flu tea, carminative drops to ease your digestion or basic remedies to fight stressful periods.
Despite the fact that What You Once Knew blog hasn’t been updated in a while, I still thought it would be a great fit since it has so much content that is very relevant to and well written. Be warned, it is mainly a personal blog, but it contains a good amount of herbs-related topics that I had to include it here.
Wild Woman of the Woods is a blog mostly aimed at women who are looking to learn how to make various remedies, ointment and tinctures. The instructions are very detailed with lots of pictures, so you can really emerge yourself into it.
The School of Evolutionary Herbalism blog features tips for using herbs against common aliments, learning how to connect better with nature, explore the wonders of clinical herbalism and much more.
Ginger Tonic Botanicals offers fantastical fusion of posts on herbs and improving general well-being through holistic approach. Running the blog is Lindsay Kluge, a licensed dietitian and a holder of Masters of Science degree in Herbal Medicine.
The primary goal of Karen Vaughan’s Acupuncture Brooklyn website is to educate the readers on herbal self care and holistic healing. Part of that comes from her articles on her blog that almost exclusively focus on natural remedies and recipes for various problems.
43. Nettle Juice
Nettle Juice is a smallish blog run by April Coburn, a teacher in Folk Herbalism. The main topics covered on the blog are detailed descriptions of different herbs with an occasional promo for one of the products April makes herself, which do seem very interesting.
The Herbs Gardener is a more general blog geared towards not only the medicinal use of herbs, but their use in a kitchen and for creating various crafts, like lavender sachet and bath salts.
Focused mostly on domestic plants and herbs you can find in a local area, Healing Weeds is well worth exploring and going through some of the old posts on their blog. Their mission is to help raise awareness of where our food comes from, which is something we can definitely identify with.
46. Herb Realm
Ran by a practicing medical herbalist, Herb Realm features a wide range of interesting topics, such as the importance of quality soil for herbal growth, drying leafy greens to be used at a later date to supplement your diet and enriching your garden to help your herbs prosper.
Hill Country Herbalist is another personal blog that has tons of quality content related to herbs and all the different ways we can use them. Most articles on the blog target herbs you probably already heard of, but there are also some posts about Gotu Kola and other rare ones worth checking out.
48. Mande Plants
Did you know there are many edible flowers, other than common ones like broccoli or cauliflower? Discover this and other less-known culinary and medicinal uses of herbs and plants through Mande Plants blog ran by an herbalist Steve Flanagan.
Straight to the point, Medicinal Plants Zone provides information on remedies for most common ailments, in addition to guides on how to create an herbal vitamin infusion, make an herbal ice cream or replace salt with herbs and spices. Most articles are written with a practical use in mind so you will not have to go through ton of text to get to the good part.
50. Back Yard Patch
Back Yard Patch is perfect for anyone looking to add more herbs to their diet. Featuring tons of herbs you would usually never consume, this blog is also filled with recipes that will leave your mouth watering.
Bonus blog: Medicinal Herbals
Medicinal Herbals is blog that encourages healing by natural means. Their website includes an A-Z list of every herb they have profiled. Herbs from every culture are researched on this website. You will find herbs that are well known, and the more interesting ones that have been “lost over time”.