Ellen Dugan's books were the first witchcraft books that I read where things started to click for me. I had read a bunch of neo-Wiccan books that seemed so structured and definitive like there was only one way to practice witchcraft and magic and all those books just didn't sit right with me..
This is the second volume of North Atlantic Books' updated paperback edition of Dale Pendell's Pharmako trilogy, an encyclopedic study of the history and uses of psychoactive plants and related synthetics first published between 1995 and 2005. The books form an interrelated suite of works th..
Pharmako/Poeia: Plant Powers, Poisons, and Herbcraft includes a new introduction by the author and as in previous editions focuses on familiar psychoactive plant-derived substances and related synthetics, ranging from the licit (tobacco, alcohol) to the illicit (cannabis, opium) and the exotic (absi..