Witch’s Garden ~ Plants in Folklore, Magic & Traditional Medicine
Wise women, apothecaries, witches, herbalists: whatever you call them, those who cultivate plants for the fables mystical and healing properties have existed for thousands of years.
Witch’s Garden describes over 50 of the world’s most powerful magical plants and their uses, mythical and proven. Including tales of remedies for everything from bad weather and broken hearts to protection from evil and the invocation of immortality, this book features exquisite botanical illustrations and fascinating specimens held within the archives of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Archival images depict occult practices evoke the bewitching nature of these mysterious species.