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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.
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.
The Devas: The Architects of Life
In the Garden of the Devas
The Medicine Wheel Garden
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
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