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the elder plant - description & uses

Sambucus Nigra, or Elder Most of you’ll know that you can make some really nice juice out of its flowers, but what more can be learned from this tree? - In folklore, the elder is best known as a fairy.

Long discussion about the Elder plant, the history/folklore, and most importantly: the potential for cyanide poisoning and how to properly process both flowers and fruit.

Elder – a love story


Picture of Ground-elder, Goutweed, Herb Gerard, Bishop’s Weed, Snow-in-the-Mountain (Aegopodium podagraria)

Verbascum Thapsus - Great Mullein - “Also, it is said, that fume made of the root of the reedy herb sagapen, with the juice of hemlock and henbane, and the herb tapsus barbatus, red sanders, and black poppy, makes spirits and strange shapes appear; and if smallage be added to them, the fume chaseth away spirits from any place and destroys their visions.” ~ Agrippa

Mullein is an excellent plant for the wish. It is supreme in respiratory ailments, as well as calling spirits (especially Underworld spirits and the Dead.

Aloe Vera, also known as the 'plant of immortality' by the ancient Egyptians, was ...

17 Amazing Benefits Of Aloe Vera (Ghritkumari) For Skin, Hair, And Health

How to make Aloe Vera Juice. Health Benefits of Aloe Vera: Aloe vera contains many minerals vital to the growth process and healthy function of all the body's systems.

dandelion tea benefits | The tea is bitter in taste but it can do wonders to our health. We ...

Vintage Botanical Herbal print of the Taraxacum officinale, common dandelion. Educational chart diagram poster - Home decor - retro art

1965 British Flowers Vintage Book Plate: Scottish Thistle, Milk Thistle, Star Thistle, p49

1965 Vintage Book Plate Featuring Exotic British Flowers and Plants Including: Scottish Thistle, Milk Thistle, Star Thistle, Knapweed