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Celtic Medicinal Plants

Aug 11th, 2018 | By

Moon Books author Angela Paine will be giving a talk on Celtic Medicinal Plants at the Christian Community, Cainscross road, Stroud on Sunday the 2nd September 2018 at 11.00 am. She will also be signing copies of her new book, the Healing Plants of the Celtic Druid, in which she covers a whole new range of

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Watch the ferns on Midsummer Eve and look for fairies

Jun 20th, 2018 | By
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Traditional English folklore says that if you watch the ferns on Midsummer Eve and collect the seeds that fall at exactly midnight, you can use them to render yourself invisible. Actually, ferns don’t produce seeds – they have spores – but maybe spores have the same effect. Mind you, if you want to try it

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Honeysuckle: A Flower for May

May 20th, 2018 | By

What a sweet name, conjuring images of bees and summer and jewel-like flowers dripping with nectar, while butterflies gorge themselves on the sugary goodness. According to sacredwicca.com, honeysuckle is a Beltane flower, which makes sense as I remember the intricate blooms beginning to open in my grandparents’ yard around this time of year. We would

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Hello, I’m Angela Paine

Nov 24th, 2017 | By

  I am the author of the healing power of Celtic plants My second book, Healing Plants of the Celtic Druids, will appear in bookshops and online some time next year. This time of the year I try to migrate to somewhere warmer, such as India, South East Asia, the Canaries, http://www.wwoofinginthecanaries.blogspot.com travelling on a shoestring,

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Excerpt from San Pedro: The Gateway to Wisdom

Sep 27th, 2017 | By

This is an excerpt from San Pedro: The Gateway to Wisdom, by Ross Heaven. San Pedro (Trichocereus pachanoi) is a tall blue-green cactus reaching heights of 23 feet (7m) or more. It enjoys a tough desertlike environment and grows readily in the highest parts of its native Peru, but can also be found in central and

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By Wolfsbane & Mandrake Root

Feb 1st, 2017 | By

New for February, this fascinating title from Melusine Draco, exploring poisonous plants and their medicinal uses. A large number of poisonous plants have beneficial uses in both domestic medicine and magic. Needless to say, when utilising a toxic plant in magic, we are adding certain extra deadly or potent energies into the mix and it

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Plants and herbs for Pagans

Aug 26th, 2015 | By

Herbs of the Northern Shaman, by Steve Andrews Herbs that can be used to affect the mental state of the consumer, as well as for their healing properties, have been a part of cultures and sub-cultures all around the world ever since our early ancestors first started experimenting to find out what various plants could

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