9781591430858

Wisdom of the Plant Devas: Herbal Medicine for a New Earth

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  • ISBN13:

    9781591430858

  • ISBN10:

    1591430852

  • Edition: Original
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/19/2011
  • Publisher: Inner Traditions
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Summary

This book reveals a new dimension of herbal medicine in which we can call on the physical, psychological, and spiritual medicine of a plant's spirit for guidance, without ingesting it or even being in its presence.

Author Biography

Thea Summer Deer is a clinical herbalist, singer-songwriter, midwife, and childbirth educator. Raised with the Seminole Indians in South Florida until the age of eight, she lives surrounded by Cherokee ancestral land in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina.

Table of Contents


Foreword by Lewis Mehl-Madrona, M.D., Ph.D.

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction


The Devas: The Architects of Life
In the Garden of the Devas

The Elementals

The Medicine Wheel Garden

The Herbs
Borage: Borago officinalis ~ Courage

Calendula: Calendula officinalis ~ Subtlety

Comfrey: Symphytum officinale ~ Healing

Sacred Datura: Datura wrightii ~ Night Bloomer

Ephedra: Ephedra viridis ~ Anchoring

Lavender: Lavandula angustifolia ~ Duality

Lemon Balm: Melissa officinalis ~ Alignment

Red Clover: Trifolium pratense ~ Divine Nourishment

Rosemary: Rosmarinus officinalis ~ Remembrance

Sagebrush: Artemisia tridentata ~ Time Keepers

Self-Heal: Prunella vulgaris ~ Unconditional Self-Love

Sweet Basil: Ocimum basilicum ~ Sovereignty

Uva Ursi: Arctostaphylos uva ursi ~ Introspection

Herbal Actions

Resources

Notes

Bibliography

About the Author

Index

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