“Faerie-Folks , Are in old oaks .”
I am teaching an Herbal Lore Workshop, actually, several this year. The first is with Savvy Authors from Mar 11, 2013 – Apr 7, 2013.
For more information and to register for the workshop with Savvy click: Herbal Lore and the Historic Medicinal Uses of Herbs
“St. John’s wort and cyclamen in your bed-chambers keep , From evil spells and witcheries , To guard you in your sleep .”
“I borage , give courage .”
“Good morrow, good Yarrow, good morrow to thee. Send me this night my true love to see, The clothes that he’ll wear, the colour of his hair. And if he’ll wed me…” ~Danaher, 1756.
“When daisies pied and violets blue, and lady-smocks all silver white. And Cuckoo-buds of yellow hue, do paint the meadows with delight.” ~William Shakespeare, 1595.
Put the witches to their speed.”
“Much Virtue in Herbs, little in Men.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) Poor Richard’s Almanac
“Where the yarrow grows , there is one who knows.”
“If ye would herbal magic make
Be sure the spell in rhyme be spake.”