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Under the Witching Tree: A Folk Grimoire of Tree Lore and Practicum

Under the Witching Tree: A Folk Grimoire of Tree Lore and Practicum
Under the Witching Tree: A Folk Grimoire of Tree Lore and Practicum

Folk herbalist Corinne Boyer guides you into the realm of plant lore, folk magic, and healing. This first book in a three-part series focuses on rustic magical traditions surrounding trees from western and northern Europe and North America. Within these pages, you will discover a wealth of home-spun hands-on practices exploring charms, spells, recipes, and rites focusing on twenty different trees.

Corinne Boyer is a folk herbalist, teacher, and writer with a passion for traditions surrounding plants and folk magic. Corinne has taught community herb classes since 2005 and teaches weekly classes out of her home with a focus on wild crafting, plant lore, folk medicine, and traditional magic. Her books include Under the Witching Tree, Under the Bramble Arch (both published by Troy Books/Llewellyn), and Plants of the Devil (Three Hands Press). She lives with her family in the forests of the Pacific Northwest.

Table of Contents:

Contents

Introduction

The Black Earth Medicines of Autumn
Elder
Hazel
Rowan
Apple
Walnut

An Altar of Winter Charms
Yew
Pine
Holly
Spruce
Western Red Cedar

Springtime Forest Rite
Birch
Willow
Alder
Blackthorn
Cottonwood/Poplar/Aspen

The Deer Sorceress of Midsummer
Hawthorn
Oak
Ash
Linden
Maple

Appendices:
A: Plant and Tree Visitations
B: Drying and Storing Plants
C: Rendering Animal Fat at Home
D: Infusing Fats/Oils with Plants
E: Making Wine and Mead
F: Making Salves/Ointments
G: Making Elixirs, Cordials and Infused Wines
H: Making Fumigations

Bibliography

Index

About the Author

 

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  • Weight: 13.00oz
  • Dimensions: 8.50in x 5.50in x 0.50in
  • ISBN: 0738765732
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