Chapter OneAn Introduction to HerbalismIf it is the greatest and highest that you seek, the plant can direct you. Strive to become through your will what, without will, it is.
GoetheHonoring the Widows of Our Ancestors
In every culture throughout the world you will find a great body of folklore concerning the indigenous plants of that region and the wise women who used them. For thousands of years women collected plants from meadows and woodlands and used them to create healing medicines. They gathered herbs by the waning and waxing of the moon, artfully created preparations, and...