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Tuesday, March 5, 2013
For lovers of Herbal Lore
Faerie-Folks , Are in old oaks .”
I am teaching an Herbal Lore Workshop, actually, several this year. The first is with Savvy Authors from Mar 11, 2013 – Apr 7, 2013.
For more information and to register for the workshop with Savvy click the following link:
Herbal Lore and the Historic Medicinal Uses of Herbs
St. John’s wort and cyclamen in your bed-chambers keep , From evil spells and witcheries , To guard you in your sleep .”
“I borage , give courage .”
“Good morrow, good
, good morrow to thee. Send me this night my true love to see, The clothes that he’ll wear, the colour of his hair. And if he’ll wed me…” ~Danaher, 1756.
“When daisies pied and violets blue, and
all silver white. And Cuckoo-buds of yellow hue, do paint the meadows with delight.” ~William Shakespeare, 1595.
Rowan tree and red-thread
Put the witches to their speed.”
“Much Virtue in Herbs, little in Men.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) Poor Richard’s Almanac
“Where the yarrow grows , there is one who knows.”
If ye would herbal magic make
Be sure the spell in rhyme be spake.”
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