Aphrodisiac: The Herbal Path to Healthy Sexual Fulfillment and Vital Living

Aphrodisiac: The Herbal Path to Healthy Sexual Fulfillment and Vital Living

by Kimberly Gallagher
Aphrodisiac: The Herbal Path to Healthy Sexual Fulfillment and Vital Living

Aphrodisiac: The Herbal Path to Healthy Sexual Fulfillment and Vital Living

by Kimberly Gallagher


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From the co-founder of one of the world's most respected herbal education websites: recipes, rituals, practices, and personal stories to help you live a more sexually fulfilled and vital life.

Plants are the great healers of the earth, and their capacity to support healthy sexuality is just as powerful. This beautifully written and illustrated book brings you into a relationship with herbs for sexual fulfillment and empowerment.

Drawing on her own knowledge of herbalism and sacred sensuality, along with intimate stories from students who implemented her teachings, Kimberly Gallagher guides you on a personal journey of growth aided by the aphrodisiac properties and sensual uses of healing herbs and flowers such as damiana, cacao, and rose. Kimberly is an author and co-founder of LearningHerbs, a widely respected herbal education website.

In Aphrodisiac, you'll find thoughtful, soulful rituals and dozens of recipes for putting the herbs to use, such as Autumn Blush Cordial, Rose Massage Oil, and Cardamom Chocolate Mousse Torte. You'll read user-friendly and well-researched monographs that teach you everything you need to know about every featured herb. And you'll find a wide range of practices for inviting erotic energy flow into your life—including creating an inviting environment, nourishing your body, and simply slowing down so there's time to savor pleasure.

When people are sensually alive and sexually fulfilled, they are more confident, creative, and joyful. They are also more likely to share their unique personal gifts with the world.

Aphrodisiac is an essential resource for anyone wishing to live a more vibrant life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401960926
Publisher: Hay House Inc.
Publication date: 04/06/2021
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 1,058,394
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Kimberly Gallagher is an herbalist who has been working with healing plants for over 20 years. She is co-founder with her husband, John Gallagher, of LearningHerbs, one of the most respected online herbal education websites. She is the creator of the Wildcraft! board game, which has sold more than 100,000 copies worldwide, and author of the Herb Fairies children's books. Kimberly and John have two grown-up children and are into their third decade of marriage. For many years, Kimberly has been actively exploring healthy sexuality, which involves the power of sexuality for healing and erotic energy as source energy for creative, vital living. Kimberly is an ordained minister at her Trail of Beauty ministry, where sacred sensuality is at the heart of her work.

Table of Contents

Introduction II

Chapter 1 Slowing Down to Enjoy the Frolic Energy or Lite 1

Chapter 2 Creating Environments Where Love and Eros Flourish 31

Chapter 3 Falling in Love with Your Body 57

Chapter 4 The loy of Pampering 59

Chapter 5 The Dance or Relationship 125

Chapter 6 Stoking Your Fire for Sexual Fullillment 153

Chapter 7 Channeling Frolic Energy into Vitality and Creativity 179

Chapter 8 Relaxing into Your Body 199

Chapter 9 Deep Nourishment 223

Chapter 10 Navigating Times of Challenge and Stress 249

Chapter 11 Healing 269

Chapter 12 Sharing Delicious Delicacies 287

Chapter 13 Welcome to Vila! Living! 317

Appendix A Aphrodisiac Circle Participant Introductions 338

Appendix B Aphrodisiac Actions 340

Appendix C Safety Considerations for Herbs Not Featured in Monographs 341

Endnotes 342

Recommended Reading 348

Recommended Resources 349

Contributors 350

Conversion Chart 351

Index 352

Acknowledgments 358

About the Author 360

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