Herbs of the Northern Shaman

Herbs of the Northern Shaman

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Synopsis

Herbs that can be used to affect the mental state of the consumer, as well as for their healing properties, have been a part of cultures and sub-cultures all around the world ever since our early ancestors first started experimenting to find out what various plants could be used for. Author Steve Andrews takes the view that the best herbs for use by shamans are those plant teachers that grow locally. This book is unique because it focuses only on those species that can be found growing within the northern countries of the world. Best-selling author Howard Marks, aka Mr Nice, described Herbs of the Northern Shaman as EXCELLENT! That was for the original version of this book when it was first published. Now, Herbs of the Northern Shaman has been updated to include additional species of herb and fungus, as well as a whole new collection of stunning photos by Katrinia Rindsberg. Besides well-known psychoactive herbs such as Cannabis, Morning Glory and Datura, other plants that have been said to have mind-altering properties are also described, plants such as the Meadow Buttercup, the Lime Tree and the Rhododendron.

Book information

ISBN: 9781846943690
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
Imprint: Moon Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 615.321091813
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 163
Weight: 224g
Height: 229mm
Width: 151mm
Spine width: 11mm