Plant Medicines and Home Remedies for a Vibrantly Healthy Life
Author: Robin Rose Bennett
Pubpsher: North Atlantic Books
Category: Health & Fitness
Herbalists, naturopaths, plantspeople, witches, and natural healers will love the empowering information, engaging stories, and heartfelt meditations and rituals of natural herbal medicines in this book. Nominated as a Herbal Book of the Year by the International Herb Association, The Gift of Healing Herbs by well-respected urban herbalist Robin Rose Bennett offers readers who want to take charge of their health an immersion into a myriad ways to use plant-based remedies to care for themselves and others on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels. With more than 180 easy-to-follow recipes informed by the wisdom that physical and spiritual healing are inextricably intertwined, The Gift of Healing Herbs explores herbology as the "people's medicine", freely available to all, and as a powerful yet gentle way to heal body, mind, heart, and soul. The book is divided into three parts: the first part examines health and the causes of illness; the second part comprises a reference of all the physical systems of the body and the common and not-so-common herbs for tonifying them; and the third part contains recipes for teas, brews, and instructions for incorporating herbs into our daily lives. The hundreds of recipes for herbal preparations in this book—accompanied by prayers, meditations, and rituals—offer spiritual and physical insights into the relationship between our body systems and the elements, Earth, Air, Fire and Water, thus helping the reader explore and experience the interconnection of all things in the web of life. Filled with personal stories, case histories, and elements of personal memoir, The Gift of Healing Herbs is equal parts inspiration and instruction drawn from the author's life and decades spent teaching and practicing herbal medicine in a spiritual, earth-based, nondogmatic style. The author explores how one's personal story turns into one's embodied physicality and ultimately reveals individual unique paths of healing for each reader. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Release on 2016-12-23 | by Dr. Rev. Diana B. St. Clair
A Thesis of Knowledge and Insight Where Biblical Prophecy Is Explained in Nature
Author: Dr. Rev. Diana B. St. Clair
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
The Bible is a divine guide that shows what we need to do to avoid sickness and disease, so why dont people use it as such? Dr. Rev. Diana B. St. Clair, an ordained minister, proves that everyone has the gift to heal in this detailed thesis that she wrote for the doctorate program at Metropolitan University. She looks to the ancient prophets of long ago, the Christian Holy Bible, and historical events to unlock how we can access this hidden power. She also examines how Native Americans used healing techniques, the use of gemstones in healing, how Jesus healed, and the work pastoral counselors have done to promote healing. She backs up her arguments with additional research and case studies. In explaining how we can heal ourselves and others, she looks closely at the soul, which we often think of as the spark of God within us. She also examines the conscious and subconscious aspects of God. Stay vibrant in mind, body, and spirit by learning the parallels between ancient healing practices, Christianity, and modern medicine in The Gift of Healing.
Filled with stories, songs, rituals, recipes, meditations, and trance journeys that outline more than 100 ways to practice the art of magical healing, this guidebook to conscious living by renowned herbalist Robin Rose Bennett makes it easy to follow the path to physical and spiritual health. In the tradition of natural witchcraft, Healing Magic, 10th Anniversary Edition presents step-by-step instructions for conducting earth-centered rituals, preparing herbal remedies, and casting spells to enchant and heal as well as advice on cooking everyday meals incorporating health-enhancing herbs and home remedies. • Find out how to reconnect with the earth and draw on its energy • Interact with the power of the seven chakras of the body • Build an altar • Make use of moon magic and women's wisdom • Prepare herbal infusions and baths • Work with the medicine wheel • Cast spells for love and wealth No matter what your beliefs, this guidebook will open your heart and mind to everyday magic and the joys of living in tune with the energies of nature. Table of Contents Foreword by Susun S. Weed, author of the Wise Woman Herbal series Introduction 1. Reconnecting with the Earth 2. Engaging Mystery 3. Moon Magic and Women's Wisdom 4. Herbal Magic 5. The Medicine Wheel of Magic 6. Spells 7. Rituals Epilogue: A Final Story Afterword
In a uniquely personal account of the lives and healing arts of female shamans in northern Peru, the author alternates diaristic writings about her own experiences with ethnographic description. These alternate with chapters in which she describes the crisis that rocked her identity, her first contact with a female healer, and her own tumultuous but ultimately rewarding healing journey under two female shamans. 17 photos.
Karielle, born of humble circumstances, finds early in life that she is different. She can do things others can’t. Her family thinks she is only fantasizing. One day, Nathan, Kari’s half brother, left to care for her and the animals, a task he hates, taunts Kari until she runs away. Traveling much farther than she ever had before, she trips on the muddy path, spraining an ankle. A large wolf, Worg, finds her, changing Karielle’s life forever. Worg leads Karielle to the hut of the sorceress Gretchen who discovers her gift of magic. Gretchen, also a healer, begins training Kari. She loves learning magical skills, and the use of healing herbs. Kari even heals the twisted legs of a young man of the village. Karielle had never known her real father. His relationship with her mother had been very short. Rolgrin Hawke, a powerful wizard, discovers her and comes to the village where she lives to see if she is his child. Therein lies the adventure. Karielle leaves her tiny villagel, travels to Hawke’s Reach, and the castle of her newly found father. Events threaten the land and it is Karielle’s unique gift of magic that helps save humanity.
Release on 2003-09-11 | by Confucius,Edward Slingerland
Author: Confucius,Edward Slingerland
Pubpsher: Hackett Publishing
This edition goes beyond others that largely leave readers to their own devices in understanding this cryptic work, by providing an entrée into the text that parallels the traditional Chinese way of approaching it: alongside Slingerland's exquisite rendering of the work are his translations of a selection of classic Chinese commentaries that shed light on difficult passages, provide historical and cultural context, and invite the reader to ponder a range of interpretations. The ideal student edition, this volume also includes a general introduction, notes, multiple appendices--including a glossary of technical terms, references to modern Western scholarship that point the way for further study, and an annotated bibliography.
“Perfect for anyone just beginning in herbal medicine.” —Mother Earth Living Start your path to natural wellness with the safe, trusted advice found in The Herbal Apothecary. With the guidance of naturopath JJ Pursell, you will learn how to safely create your own remedies using plants you know and love. Incorporating traditional wisdom and scientific information, The Herbal Apothecary provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to plant-based medicine. It features profiles of the 100 of the most important medicinal plants that include information on medicinal uses, identification and cultivation, and recipes for common concerns. Additional information includes step-by-step instructions for making herbal teas, tinctures, compresses, salves, and more. This comprehensive guide includes treatments for men, women, and children that address a variety of concerns including muscle strain, the flu, the common cold, insomnia, anxiety, and much more.