Cannabis: An Herbalist’s Guide to Using Medicinal Marijuana is Available Now!

The Practical Herbalist and Practical Herbalist Press are pleased to announce the publication of the first volume of The Practical Herbalist’s Advanced Herbal Folio seriesCannabis: An Herbalist’s Guide to Using Medical Marijuana by Candace Hunter and Sue Sierralupé is now available exclusively on

Whether you’re using cannabis recreationally or as medical marijuana, this guide will give you a better understanding of how this potent herb has brought health and healing to humanity both historically and in our modern world. In this Advanced Herbal Folio, we’ll dive into the science behind the plant, covering a selection of the many conditions cannabis treats and why it works. We’ll move beyond the theory into the practical realm of how to make and use medicines, both intoxicating and non-mind-altering, using cannabis. We’ll spend time in the garden, digging into the conditions cannabis needs to thrive and what to look for when you’re gathering plant material to make your own medicines. With that solid grounding in cannabis, we’ll explore ways to incorporate cannabis, hemp, and marijuana in the home safely and effectively as well as how to care for your animal friends with this versatile plant. We’ll also take a look at the historical uses of cannabis and how it can be included in modern shamanic, spiritual, or magickal practice to give you a well-rounded understanding of how cannabis fits into the fabric of humanity.

Cannibis-Cover-3D-shadows-576In this first volume of The Practical Herbalist’s Advanced Herbal Folio series, you’ll find all the well-organized, researched information you’ve come to expect:

  • Medicinal Properties, including Medicinal Processing and Advanced Medicinal Application
  • Gardening and Gathering, including identification tips
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Household Formulas and Non-medicinal uses
  • History, Folklore, Myth, and Magic, including tips for incorporating Cannabis into your Spiritual Practices Safely
  • Cautions
  • Recipes
  • References

Herbal medicine can be tonic and simple, or it can get surprisingly potent. For advanced herbalists, clinicians, and beginners alike, some herbs and herbal families can seem daunting in their potential to create both health and harm. The Practical Herbalist’s Advanced Herbal Folio series is all about helping you get to know some of these powerfully advanced plant medicines.

Be sure to buy your copy today. All proceeds go toward supporting Real Herbalism Radio, helping improve The Practical Herbalist website, and publishing further volumes of this series and other exciting, informative, and most importantly Practical ebook titles.

We’d love to get your feedback, too. Once you’ve read your copy of Cannabis: An Herbalist’s Guide to Medicinal Marijuana show your support by leaving positive feedback on the Amazon page for this Kindle book. Your support means so much.

Thank you all for your support!

The Practical Herbalist Team
Candace, Sue, and Patrick