Books & Botanicals Box

Our Books & Botanicals Box is intended to please bookworms, gardeners, and anyone wanting to explore and connect with the precious gifts that plants can offer us. Curl up somewhere cozy with a cup of warm Peaceful Heart Tea, enjoy a dropperful of this month's Pick of the Month herbal extract by Herbalist Deb Soule, and begin your reading journey.


  • The Healing Garden: Herbs for Health and Wellness by Deb Soule (signed book) - This recently published book is an inspiring guide to herb gardening and crafting herbal remedies that promote wellness of spirit and body. Deb combines her passion for plants, gardens, and healing with her extensive experience working with medicinal herbs, flowers, roots, and berries. Her practical advice addresses each aspect of fostering a garden filled with helpful, healing plants: Biodynamic® gardening practices; gathering plants and setting up a drying room; and creating herbal teas, decoctions, tinctures, syrups, tonics, vinegars, essences, and more. A chapter outlining eighteen medicinal herbs provides detailed information on their cultivation and healing properties. Includes gorgeous, lush photography by Molly Haley.
  • How to Move Like a Gardener by Deb Soule (signed book) - "As you cultivate the garden, the garden is cultivating you, both inwardly and outwardly. Gardeners are shaped, pruned and informed by the garden, moment by moment, day by day, month by month and year by year."  For Deb, gardening is a joyful, spiritual practice. This book embodies Deb's deep love and respect for the spirit of the medicinal plants she has worked with for nearly 40 years. It is 256 informative pages with over 200 beautiful color photographs taken in Avena Botanicals' gardens by Deb and a few photography friends. A book to inspire any gardener or herbalist.
  • Healing Herbs for Women by Deb Soule (signed book) - This classic herbal for women has inspired and empowered women since it was published in 1995. Throughout the years this book has had 3 different titles and covers, making its way into the hands of thousands of women. The first chapter, Remembering Our Roots, is timely in today’s world where many women (especially with European ancestry) are reconnecting with their ancestral roots and herbal heritages and seeking herbs to heal wounds caused by sexism, racism, and numerous other oppressive narratives and experiences. Deb continues to be deeply moved by the  healing stories people share with her after they read this book.
  • Peaceful Heart Tea (1.3 oz glass jar) - This delicious, garden-fresh tea encourages a calm mind and relaxed body while it comforts the emotional heart. A beautiful tea that includes red Rose petals and Holy Basil. Enjoy sipping on this special tea while reading or writing in your journal.*
  • Deb's Pick of the Month (1 oz) - A monthly treasure (liquid herbal extract) selected by our Herbalist and Founder, Deb Soule.

                This collection comes with the herbal products delicately set in a pinstriped kraft gift box filled with craft crinkle paper and tied with ribbon, and the books carefully wrapped in kraft paper and tied with ribbon.

                *This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.