Witchcraft Medicine: Healing Arts, Shamanic Practices, and Forbidden Plants

Wolf-Dieter Storl (Author) Claudia Müller-Ebeling (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$24.95  $22.95
Publisher
Inner Traditions International
Publish Date
October 01, 2003
Pages
272
Dimensions
8.02 X 0.66 X 9.96 inches | 1.49 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780892819713

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About the Author

Claudia Müller-Ebeling, Ph.D., an art historian and anthropologist, is the coauthor of Shamanism and Tantra in the Himalayas and was editor in chief of Dao, a magazine about the health and longevity practices of the Far East. She lives in Hamburg, Germany. Christian Rätsch, Ph.D., is a world-renowned anthropologist and ethnopharmacologist who specializes in the shamanic uses of plants. The author of Marijuana Medicine and coauthor of Plants of the Gods and Shamanism and Tantra in the Himalayas, he lives in Hamburg, Germany. Wolf-Dieter Storl is a cultural anthropologist and ethnobotanist who has taught at Kent State University, as well as in Vienna, Berne, and Benares. He lives in Allgäu, Germany, and is the author of Culture and Horticulture: A Philosophy of Gardening. .

Reviews

"A well-researched and interesting read."--Vision Magazine, February 2004
"Tracing human relations with plants back to the Stone Age, the book is deeply thorough and rests on interesting scholarship."--Publishers Weekly, October 2003
"It is essential reading for anyone interested in the folklore and magical beliefs asociated with flowers, herbs and trees."--The Cauldron, February 2004
"Witchcraft Medicine blends history with practical applications of plant healing and shamanic practices."--The Midwest Book Review, June 2004
"Witchcraft Medicine is a work of brilliant and passionate scholarship, fabulously illustrated, that recovers the lost knowledge of the European shamanic tradition. It is both a guide and an enthusiastic ode to the visionary edge of the botanical realm."--Daniel Pinchbeck, author of Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey into the Heart of Contempo
"Witchcraft Medicine is a solid book and an essential research tool for anyone interested in European folk traditions, magic, alchemy, or herbalism."--Mark Stavish, Institute for Hermetic Studies, April 2006
"This is a fascinating work of great importance that is incredibly well researched and documented. And brave. From the first impassioned paragraph to the last words, I was spellbound. Anyone interested in medicine, herbalism, the healing arts, and spiritual phenomena will find this book thought provoking and empowering."--Rosemary Gladstar, president of United Plant Savers and author of Herbal Healing for Women