Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs

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Llewellyn Worldwide, 2000 - Gardening - 318 pages
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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!


  

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It's percise, easy to read, and easy to reference. - Goodreads
Love the layout and how easy the book is to use. - Goodreads
Nice illustrations as well. - Goodreads
An excellent reference book! - Goodreads
great quick reference book - Goodreads
I use this reference often while writing. - Goodreads

Review: Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (Llewellyn's Sourcebook Series) (Cunningham's Encyclopedia Series)

User Review  - Valrie Wylde - Goodreads

I have to say, this is one of my favorite go-to books when it comes to working with herbs. It's layout is easy to follow, packed full of information and also comes with a handy guide in the back for ... Read full review

Review: Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (Llewellyn's Sourcebook Series) (Cunningham's Encyclopedia Series)

User Review  - Storm - Goodreads

Lots of info. Plenty of herbs I recognized, some I didn't. Some would be hard for me to get a hold of no matter what but it was nice to see the info for those regardless. Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Scott Cunningham practiced magic actively for over twenty years. He was the author of more than fifty books covering both fiction and non-fiction subject matter; sixteen of his titles are published by Llewellyn Publications. Scott's books reflect a broad range of interests within the New Age sphere, where he was very highly regarded. He passed from this life on March 28, 1993, after a long illness.

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