"In this beautifully illustrated book, we are reminded the specialist knowledge of the ancient medicine man or woman is the parent of modern science...an excellent guide..."--Chicago Sun-Times. Ancient cultures knew that plants have invisible essences that bestow spiritual health, and science has proven them right. Trees of life, roses of love, ginseng to balance the system: the inner life of the natural world, with its symbolism, remedies, and rituals, opens up to us in this gorgeously illustrated, dazzling look at the healing energy of plants. Through legends, shamanistic principles, and imagery old and new, you will come to understand the significance of plant and flower spirits, and how to interpret their message. Related techniques, such as chakras, meridians, and meditation, along with charts and sidebars, will guide your practical work with spirit bundles, smudging, aromatherapy, homeopathic preparations, and more. A plant encyclopedia includes over 100 revered species and their properties--so you'll perform wonders with the flowers of the gods!Harvey, Clare G. is the author of 'The Healing Spirit of Plants: A Practical Guide to Plant Spirit Medicine - Clare G. Harvey - Paperback' with ISBN 9780806969015 and ISBN 0806969016.