MARIE WHITE is a leading expert on herbal medicine, healing herbs, and fungi. She is passionate about nature connection, community building, holistic eros, and the reclaiming of sexual and reproductive wellness.
"As a woman who went through a lot of hormonal turmoil in my
thirties, I know firsthand how using herbs and plant wisdom can
bring us back to balance. I am so grateful for herbalists and
writers like Marie White who are guiding us toward these beautiful,
-Shiva Rose, author of Whole Beauty, alchemist, mama, and creator of Shiva Rose Beauty
"The Intimate Herbal is as practical as it is inspiring. Complete with herbal foundations for people of all levels of experience as well as comprehensive, holistic approaches to preventative care, imbalances, and herbal therapeutics, it creates a pathway into self-determined healing that is at once important to both the individual and the collective. People of all genders can find within these pages the tools for healing, pleasure, and renewal."
-Brittany Wood Nickerson, founder of Thyme Herbal and author of Recipes from the Herbalist's Kitchen and The Herbal Homestead Journal
"The Intimate Herbal is a powerful contribution to the literature available on sexual and reproductive health. Marie's herbal knowledge shines through on every page as she skillfully weaves together information from the latest scientific research and her own practice. Her clear explanations about herbal terminology and preparations as well as her specific recipes make this book both useful and empowering. It's a treasure trove of herbal goodness for anyone seeking sexual vitality!"
-Kimberly Gallagher, author of Aphrodisiac, cofounder of LearningHerbs, and creator of Wildcraft!
"The Intimate Herbal is a wonderful demonstration of what it can look like to thrive as a grassroots herbalist in a modern-day world. Marie thoughtfully covers a wide breadth of topics important to clinicians and students of herbal medicine intent on becoming sex-positive stewards of the plant world. Not meant as a solution or quick fix for sexual or reproductive concerns, this book instead teaches how to weave the pleasures of plant medicine into daily life for both our healing and our happiness."
-Dr. Marisa Marciano, ND, author of The Botanical Medicine Manual and chair of the botanical medicine department at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine - Boucher Campus