Folk Magic and Healing: An Unusual History of Everyday Plants

Folk Magic and Healing: An Unusual History of Everyday Plants - Fez Inkwright

Folk Magic and Healing: An Unusual History of Everyday Plants


A book of the folklore, history and healing properties of common plantsHedgerows are a vital part of the British countryside. Home to thousands of species of animals, insects, and plants, they've long become ingrained in the myth and lore of the country and its people. Many old wives' tales about the plants that grow there were created to spread knowledge of their healing properties, and many have become entwined with stories of local spirits, deities, and more ancient legends.

This stunningly illustrated treasury of the folklore of flora is packed with insight, lore and the revealed mysteries of everyday plants is, ultimately, a collection of many of these beliefs, aiming to inspire a greater appreciation of hedgerow plants before they disappear completely.

Folk Magic and Healing: An Unusual History of Plants is perfect for gardeners, writers, folklorists, witches and general knowledge buffs alike
Discover the folklore, history, and healing properties of common plants, from daisies and garlic to oak and rosemary. Plants have always played a vital role in our existence, revered for their healing and nutritional properties and entwined with ancient legends, local spirits, and deities. Folk Magic and Healing gathers many of these beliefs, aiming to inspire a deeper appreciation of our flora and countryside. Stunningly illustrated, this treasury is packed with insight about everyday plants and their magic and mysteries. It covers trees such as beechwood, birch, and fir, and provides an A to Z that ranges from agrimony, boneset, and chamomile to dandelions, lady's mantle, laurel, and wild strawberry. With folkloric and literary quotes throughout, and background on each plant's history, Latin name, and medicinal uses, this lovely guide is perfect for plant lovers, gardeners, writers, folklorists, witches, and everyone
Discover the folklore, history, and healing properties of common plants, from daisies and garlic to oak and rosemary. Plants have always played a vital role in our existence, revered for their healing and nutritional properties and entwined with ancient legends, local spirits, and deities. Folk Magic and Healing gathers many of these beliefs, aiming to inspire a deeper appreciation of our flora and countryside. Stunningly illustrated, this treasury is packed with insight about everyday plants and their magic and mysteries. It covers trees such as beechwood, birch, and fir, and provides an A to Z that ranges from agrimony,
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