Synopses & Reviews
Do you work magic with herbs? Do you use them in spells, for talismans or simply use their innate powers? If you don't have Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs, you need to get it right away. This book has become a classic in its field. Paul Beyerl, a respected author on herbs calls it ...an essential reference book by students of herbalism and magick alike ... Scott's personable charm touches every page... I highly recommend this book. And Jeanne Rose, famous author of books on herbs and developer of an herbal course says I love books like this ... It is accessible, easy to read, and with its encompassing index (all too often neglected), simple to use as well. Over 200,000 people already have this book and use it frequently.
In this edition of the book (it's expanded and revised on the 15th anniversary of original publication) you will find the magical properties and folklore of over 400 herbs You'll also find lists of herbs based on their magical powers, their genders, their planetary rulers, and more. Perhaps the most important list is the folk name cross-reference. With that information, when a recipe calls for bramble, you'll know it needs blackberry. Or if the magic calls for enebro, you'll know you that is juniper.
The main part of this book is the listings of the herbs. Each one includes names, associations, and magical attributions. Violets can be used for protection, luck, love, and more. Primrose is for protection and love. Garlic is for protection, healing, exorcism, lust, and prevention of theft.
This book is considered a classic. It is probably consulted more than any other book on this subject. If you want to learn the secrets of magical herbs, this book is a must
This comprehensive guide to the magical uses of over 400 herbs and plants from all parts of the world includes details into the finer aspects of Magical Herbalism. The volume is fully indexed and cross-indexed by herb name, common names, use, and rulership, and fully and attractively illustrated for easy identification of every herb.
Expanded and revised 15th Anniversary Edition. A comprehensive guide to the magical uses of over 400 herbs and plants from all parts of the world, with details into the finer aspects of Magical Herbalism. This reference book is a must for all who perform natural magic. Fully indexed and cross-indexed by name, common names, use, and rulership, and fully and attractively illustrated for easy identification of every herb.
A comprehensive guide to magical herbalism, detailing over 400 herbs and plants from all over the world.