Discover the magical properties and mystical uses of nearly 300 herbs, flowers, and other plants - many of which you can find outside your back door. If you're having trouble finding forgivness, especially during family arguments, place Crysanthumum flower heads in the bacth to release your anger; if you;re feeling your partner may be breaking the honesty code, place Magnolia leaves under your bed to encourage fidelity and prevent your elationship going astray; if you're feeling the itch of negativity, sprinkle Heliotrope blossoms around your home, and this will soothe the tich and heal any lingering emotional wounds; if you're feeling easily distracted and resatless, chew Celery seeds to increase your attention during the day, or place some in your pillow to get a good night's rest. Learn simple recipes foe teas, tonics, and elixiers as wellas ways to burn incense and other methods to tap into the magic power these plants possess. --The Watkins Review, Summer 2009
The magical properties and uses for nearly 300 plants show readers how to improve their lives using the spiritual properties of the nature around them. Entries describe how to use spells or rituals and potions that solve everything from shooing evil spirits out of a reader’s house to finding the perfect mate. Susan Gregg shows readers how to concoct tinctures, oils, and bath salts, work with dried leaves, fresh plants and flowers to call in fairies and plant divas that will enhance your life.