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The Lost Book of Herbal Remedies - by Nicole Apelian and Claude Davis.


This book was made for people with no prior plant knowledge who are looking for alternative ways to help themselves or their families. This unique book is written by Dr Nicole Apelian, an herbalist with over 20 years of experience working with plants, and Claude Davis, a wild west expert passionate about the lost remedies and wild edibles that kept previous generations alive.


Discovering Nature’s Healing Power

The Lost Book of Herbal Remedies is a treasure trove for those who feel a deep connection to the natural world and its untapped medicinal properties. Nicole Apelian’s extensive knowledge and experience are evident on every page, guiding readers to harness the healing power of plants. This book is a heartfelt invitation to explore the wisdom of the earth for wellness and vitality.


At the heart of The Lost Book of Herbal Remedies is a celebration of ancestral wisdom and the healing power of plants. The book weaves together themes of tradition, sustainability, and self-sufficiency, encouraging readers to cultivate a deeper understanding of herbal medicine.



  • 181+ colour pictures of healing plants, lichens, and mushrooms 
  • 2-4 pictures per plant for easy identification
  • 550 powerful natural remedies for daily needs
  • Target the underlying root cause and strengthens your body's natural ability to repair itself
  • Medicinal herbal reference guide
  • Look up your own condition and see exactly which herbs and remedies can help
  • 800+ other medicinal plants and natural remedies


A small glimpse of what you’ll find inside:

  • On page 145 learn how to make a powerful “relieving” extract using a common backyard weed. This plant acts directly on the central nervous system to help with all kinds of pain and discomfort.
  • You'll also discover the most effective natural antibiotic that still grows in most backyards (page 150).
  • Turn to page 43 for the natural protocol Dr. Nicole is recommending for a wide range of auto-immune conditions, after falling prey to MS herself at age 29.


14.5cm x 21cm



  • Top 15 Habits in The Lost Book of Herbal Remedies

    As we transition from understanding the foundational knowledge and passion behind The Lost Book of Herbal Remedies, it’s time to focus on the practical applications. These are the habits that, according to Nicole Apelian, can significantly impact your health and bring you closer to the natural wellness you seek. Each habit is rooted in the belief that a closer connection with nature and a more traditional approach to health can lead to profound benefits.

    • Foraging for Wild Edibles
      Foraging encourages you to engage with your local environment and introduces a variety of nutrient-rich wild plants into your diet, which can support overall health and boost immunity.
    • Creating Herbal Preparations
      Making your own tinctures, salves, and teas from herbs can personalize your health regimen, ensuring you use natural remedies tailored to your specific health needs.
    • Practicing Sustainable Harvesting
      Sustainable harvesting ensures that plant populations remain healthy and available for future use, which is essential for maintaining the balance of ecosystems and the availability of medicinal plants.
    • Using Local Plants for Medicine
      Utilizing local plants reduces reliance on pharmaceuticals and fosters a sustainable approach to health care, while also ensuring the freshest and most potent herbal remedies.
    • Gardening Medicinal Plants
      Growing your own medicinal herbs ensures you have a constant, fresh supply of remedies and deepens your understanding of the growth and lifecycle of beneficial plants.
    • Studying Plant Identification
      Accurate identification is crucial for safety and effectiveness in herbal medicine, preventing the use of potentially harmful plants and ensuring the correct remedy is applied.
    • Engaging in Seasonal Eating
      Aligning your diet with the seasons supports the body’s natural rhythms, provides a variety of nutrients, and connects you more deeply with the natural cycle of plant life.
    • Preserving Herbal Remedies
      Learning preservation techniques like drying or fermenting herbs ensures you have access to their medicinal properties year-round, regardless of the season.
    • Preparing Natural First Aid
      Having a natural first aid kit with herbal remedies on hand can offer immediate, chemical-free relief for minor injuries and ailments.
    • Embracing a Holistic Lifestyle
      Incorporating herbal remedies into a holistic lifestyle that includes proper nutrition, exercise, and stress management can lead to a more balanced and healthy life.
    • Participating in Community Herbalism
      Sharing knowledge and remedies with others fosters a sense of community and ensures the survival of traditional herbal knowledge.
    • Documenting Herbal Experiences
      Keeping a journal of your herbal remedy use and the effects on your health can help refine your personal health strategies and contribute to the broader understanding of herbal medicine.
    • Attending Workshops or Classes
      Education is key to deepening your understanding of herbal medicine, and attending workshops or classes can provide hands-on experience and expert guidance.
    • Conserving Natural Habitats
      Protecting the environments where medicinal plants grow ensures their survival and promotes biodiversity, which is vital for a resilient natural medicine cabinet.
    • Exploring Traditional Healing Practices
      Investigating the healing practices of different cultures can expand your knowledge of herbal medicine and introduce new perspectives and remedies into your health routine.
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