Synopses & Reviews
Natural magic utilizes the world around us for magical purposes. Herbs are one of the most important tools for natural magic, and the best introduction to this system is found in Scott Cunningham's Magical Herbalism.
This book presents a complete system of magic using herbs. You will learn the theory of magic and the tools you'll need. Then you'll get countless techniques for using herbs for magic. Need a protection method? Pick several protective herbs and bind the stems together with red thread, then hang them up. This practice dates back to Babylonian times. You'll find a list of over 115 herbs that details their magical powers, so you can easily find which ones are protective in nature.
How about a divination using herbs? Get a small quantity of dried patchouly, mugwort, or wormwood. Crumble the herb between your hands until it is finely diminished. Next, pour it into a small square pan (glass or ceramic). Light yellow candles and place the pan on your working area. Close your eyes, extend the index finger of your weak hand, and gently touch the center of the pan with its tip. Move it at random in the pan, shifting from one direction to another ... Now, remove your finger, open your eyes, and interpret the symbols you have just written in the herb.
All of the techniques, rituals, spells, talismans, healing methods, and charms are this easy. And most importantly, they work You'll also find how to make and use incenses, scented oils, perfumes, fluid condensers, and so much more.
Here is your chance to work with a beautiful and simple system. Give it a try You won't be disappointed.
Certain plants are prized by ritualists for the range of magical energies they possess. Magical herbalism unites the powers of plants and man to produce and direct change in accord with will and desire. This presents the magic of amulets, charms, sachets, incenses, oils, simples, infusions, and anointments. Includes full instructions, recipes, and many rituals and spells.
The secret craft of the wise.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-254) and index.
Draw upon the power of herbs and create amulets, charms, incenses, scented oils, and anointments. The herbs in these recipes are easy to find and their uses are endless: as aids to enhance psychic vision, purification, protection, and for arousing passion and maintaining health and happiness. Includes an encyclopedia of 118 major herbs.