Modern (1800 CE to present day)

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Alphabetical by author,  books with a # symbol, denotes the link is to a digitised online version

Henriette Kress – Classic Herbal/Eclectic texts (#)

Very useful resources including digitised & transcribed post 1800 texts . It’s been online since 1995, and is run by Henriette Kress, a herbalist in Helsinki, Finland.


#Fluckiger, F., & Hanbury, D., (1879). A History of the principal drugs of vegetable origin: 2nd ed. London: Macmillan & Co.#

#Green, T., 1824. Universal Herbal or botanical, medical & agricultural dictionary. 2 vols, 2nd ed. London: Caxton.#

#Greive, M., 1931. A modern herbal. New York: Dover Publications.#

#Miller P., 1735-1754. Gardener’s Dictionary. London: Rivington. Vol 1;  Vol 2; Vol 3#

Scurrah J., 1905. The National Botanic Pharmacopoeia. Bradford: Woodhouse, Cornthwaite and Company.

#Woodville W., 1790-1794. Medical Botany. 3 vols + Supplement. London: Phillips.#