Synopses & Reviews
Historian Markale takes us deep into a mythical world where both man and woman become whole by realizing the feminine principle in its entirety. The author explores the rich heritage of Celtic women in history, myth, and ritual, showing how these traditions compare to modern attitudes toward women.
Historian Markale explores the rich heritage of Celtic women in history,myth, and ritual, showing how those traditions compare to modern attitudestoward women.
About the Author
Poet, philosopher, historian, and storyteller, Jean Markale has spent a lifetime researching pre-Christian and medieval culture and spirituality. He is the author of more than 40 books, including Montségur and the Mystery of the Cathars, The Church of Mary Magdalene, The Druids, The Celts, and Merlin. A former specialist in Celtic studies at the Sorbonne, he lives in the Brittany region of France.
Table of Contents
1 Cactus Medicine
2 What Is a Cactus?
3 The Healing Parts of the Prickly Pear Cactus
4 The Cactus-Diabetes Connection
5 The Cactus-Cholesterol Connection
6 Other Benefits of and Treatments Using Prickly Pear Cactus
7 Application and Dosage of Prickly Pear Cactus
8 Picking and Preparing the Prickly Pear
9 Cactus Cooking
Appendix A Prickly Pear Suppliers
Appendix B Herbal Education and Natural Product Services
Appendix C General Resources for Diabetes and Heart Disease