From cleansing spells to hands-on healing to the spiritual use of herbs, witches know which magickal and natural remedies work best! The Good Witch’s Guide offers a treasure chest filled with holistic Wiccan magic and lore. Illustrated throughout, it teaches you which herbs and spices, oils and aromatherapy, brews, potions, spells, and more, can help you live life to the fullest. And with spells, remedies, and recipes from a roundtable of noted witches, healers, and mystical practitioners, this “spell”-binding book is a must-read for anyone who wishes to celebrate both good health and spirituality.
Presenting a practical guide to the sacred herbs and trees of Samhain, Ellen Evert Hopman details the identification, harvest, and use of more than 70 plants and trees in healing, divination, purification, magic, and as tools for contacting the Spirits wandering the landscape at this liminal time of year. She explores the most effective plants for protection from the mischief of the “Good Neighbors,” the Sidhe or Fairies, as well as herbs for releasing the Dead when they are trapped on this plane. Identifying visionary plants used to induce ecstatic trance, Hopman explores how herbs have been used for millennia to aid in psychic travel and shamanic work and shows how one might safely use plants to take a voyage to the Otherworld. Drawing on her knowledge as a master herbalist, she also includes cautions to prevent harm and misidentification, along with advice on basic etiquette and common sense approaches to herb magic. A 6" x 9" softcover book with 216 pages.
Inside each bottle of essential oil lies the key to beauty, health, and wellbeing-and this comprehensive illustrated reference contains all the information needed to work aromatherapy's magic. It includes complete instructions for skin and body treatments; recipes for creams and lotions; remedies to overcome negative emotions; advice on psychic cleansing; and techniques to enhance meditation and massages of all kinds. There are first aid therapies to relieve simple ailments, and to use during pregnancy and with babies, children, and the elderly. A Directory of Essential Oils gives the properties and applications of 75 common and exotic oils.
Gathering together the acquired herbal knowledge of Cherokee Elders, the Cherokee Herbal by J T Garrett presents the healing properties, ceremonial purposes, and medicinal properties of hundreds of North American plants.
All inclusive, the Compendium of Herbal Magick by Paul Beyerl describes over 330 herbs in over 100 illustrations and information on altars, astral work, clairvoyance, Goddess and Deity worship, and what herbs have what astrological associations.
Containing many recipes for everything from incense to ritual soaps to sachets, The Complete Book of Incense, Oils and Brews by Scott Cunningham even goes so far as to write of what ingredients you can use to substitute when you are lacking others.
Dictionary of Modern Herbalism by Simon Mills: An indispensable guide, this book provides numerous traditional herbal remedies within European traditions as well as how herbs might be used to treat modern health problems.
Druid's Herbal for the Sacred Earth Year by Ellen Evert Hopman: Showing the reader how to use herbs to create rituals in celebration of festivals, the passing of life, births, blessings, weddings, funerals and this book is an invaluable tool for anyone who would incorporate herbs in these sacred rites.
Easy to use, the Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs by Scott Cunningham is a wonderful place to find out all of the magical properties and folklore of over 400 herbs, including many that are commonly found in your kitchen...
Ellen Dugan presents a variety of ways to honor and work with the plant kingdom in this guide to green magick and spirituality. It contains descriptions, folklore, magickal qualities, and other correspondences for flowers, trees and herbs.
Rediscover your foremothers' "green witchcraft" through the natural bounty of the earth for hygiene, beauty, pleasure and health with The Green Witch Herbal by Barbara Griggs, with practical advice and historical insights to help along the way.
Providing both the novice and the experienced practitioner with a framework in which they can develop his or her herbal skills, the Herbal Handbook by David Hoffman is a wonderful book for any herbalist.
Offering more than 800 treatments, tinctures, tonics, and teas, all using easy-to-find herbs and featuring a comprehensive index and over 200 illustrations, Jude's Herbal Home Remedies is a comprehensive guide to Herb Lore.
Scott Cunningham provides the classic introduction to Magical Herbalism with this book that teaches you to identify, gather, grow, dry and store herbs as well as how to use them for protection, divination, healing and love.
The definitive A-Z reference guide to essential aromatherapy oils. Aromatherapy expert Julia Lawless shares her extensive knowledge in this detailed and systematic survey of over 190 essential aromatherapy oils.
Breakthrough scientific research is finding that spices-even more than herbs, fruits, and vegetables-are loaded with antioxidants and other unique health-enhancing compounds. Studies of dietary patterns around the world confirm that spice-consuming populations have the lowest incidence of such life-threatening illnesses as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer's.
Filled with “tea-riffic” knowledge, this comprehensive guide to the healing world of teas and tisanes helps you live a healthier and happier life. From black to green to oolong, you’ll discover detailed chapters on different tea types, their advantages, and an extensive list of ailments and what blends will alleviate them. Whether you’re an expert tea drinker or a new convert, author Caroline Dow teaches you the many delicious benefits of tea and herbal infusions. Discover tea’s fascinating history, recipes, and an easy-to-use reference guide. Learn about blending, preparation and consumption, and how to grow your own herb garden. With both healing and preventative uses, tea is an ideal choice for healthy living.