This zine provides a basic introduction to herbalism alongside a collection of home remedies for common health problems. The information is organized into broad categories based on body parts (head, abdomen, etc) and then from there conditions and symptoms. It’s easy to use and a good introduction to DIY healthcare. There is also a lengthy suggested resources section that recommends additional sources.
The zine was published by Rosehip Medic Collective, a street medic collective out of Portland, Oregon.
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Excerpt from Home Remedies for Common Maladies
The information presented here is a mix of ethnobotany, Western herbalism, American folk, & allopathic or “mainstream” medicine. We aim to validate everyone’s experience, while at the same time encouraging a cautious approach towards mutual aid & information sharing.