Issue 5 brings together a selection of essays from internationally-recognized authors exploring the human relationship with plant intelligence. Scholarly, erudite but accessible, it is developing quite a cult following. This issue contains articles on plant alchemy, magical lamps in conjure, querencia, shapeshifting, second sight, funeral rites, thorn magic, and phytognosis.
Green Gnosis, Magic, and Plant Alchemy: A Hermetic Perspective
—Karin Di Giacomo
Flowers for the Dead: The Perfumed Corpse in Ancient Greek Lore and Funerary Magic
—Ella von Cosel
Querencia Perfume: Wildcrafting Whole-landscape Smudge and Meeting the Spirit of Place
A Hen on Her Eggs: Magical Lamps in Conjure
—Professor Charles Porterfield
Gift of the Spirit(s): Supernatural Healing in the Ozarks
Plants and the Second Sight: An Investigation into Perceiving the Hidden
The Verdant Versipellis: Tracking Herbal Allies in Ritual Shapeshifting
“The Thorn Bush Listens to our Secrets”: Thorn Lore in Pyrenean Witchcraft and Folk Magic
Axioms of Phytognosis
—Daniel A. Schulke
Seattle: Revelore Press, 2019. Paperback, 179 pages. New.