Download PDF by Ellen Evert Hopman: A Druid's Herbal for the Sacred Earth Year

By Ellen Evert Hopman

ISBN-10: 1620554380

ISBN-13: 9781620554388

For the traditional Druids, the therapeutic and magical homes of herbs have been inseparable from the bigger cycles of the seasons, the routine of the planets, and the development of a human lifestyles.

A Druid’s natural shows the reader tips to use herbs while developing rituals to rejoice fairs and important lifestyles passages comparable to births, residence benefits, weddings, funerals, and naming ceremonies.

Drawing on vast study and a deep own event with Pagan traditions, Ellen Evert Hopman explores the background and folklore surrounding the 8 significant Celtic gala's: Samhain, iciness Solstice, Imbolc, Spring Equinox, Beltaine, summer season Solstice, Lugnasad, and Fall Equinox. integrated in every one dialogue are whole directions at the medicinal and magical makes use of of the herbs linked to every one occasion.

Using those Celtic traditions as examples, the writer indicates how one can include the symbolic and magical energy of herbs into own rituals that honor all stages of lifestyles from childbirth to final rites. additionally incorporated are chapters on tips to organize natural tinctures, salves, and poultices; herbs utilized by the Druids; natural alchemy and the planets; and the relationships among herbs and sacred locations.

Filled with useful details and ingenious feedback for utilizing herbs for therapeutic, rite, and magic, this booklet is an crucial and entire consultant to age-old natural practices.

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