The Witching Herbs - Harold Roth
Newburyport, MA: Weiser Books, 2017. Paperback, xviii 263 pages. New.
The Witching Herbs is an in-depth exploration of thirteen essential plants and herbs associated with witchcraft: poppy, clary sage, yarrow, rue, hyssop, vervain, mugwort, wormwood, datura, wild tobacco, henbane, belladonna and mandrake. For each of these magical plants, author Harold Roth offers a wealth of esoteric information, combining mystical lore with practical advice for cultivating each plant, and accessible instructions for their use in magical projects. Combining traditional folklore and associations from magical traditions - including the spirit familiars unique to each plant -
The Witching Herbs is an excellent work for all those with an interest in the magical use of plants and herbs, and will be invaluable both for beginners and the more experienced magician alike.