Llewellyn's 2015 Herbal Almanac: Herbs for Growing & Gathering, Cooking & Crafts, Health & Beauty, History, Myth & Lore

Llewellyn's 2015 Herbal Almanac: Herbs for Growing & Gathering, Cooking & Crafts, Health & Beauty, History, Myth & Lore

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Overview

Discover the Power of Herbs

As nature's most versatile and potent plants, herbs can be used in hundreds of ways to add zest and vitality to your life. Inspiring you with a bounty of innovative ideas and recipes, Llewellyn's 2015 Herbal Almanac offers dozens of articles that explore many ways of using herbs, from gardening and cooking, to health and beauty, to herb craft and lore.

Cultivate a radiant spirit and a healthy life. Try delicious new recipes. Create healing salves and lotions. This friendly guide features hands-on projects, fresh ideas, and advice for herb enthusiasts of all skill levels.

  • Recipes to heal common ailments
  • Create your own terrariums
  • Tap into the vibrational healing power of herbs
  • Save your seeds and host a plant-share party
  • Make your yard a bee sanctuary
  • Permaculture for herbalists
  • Enhance your culinary creations

Published annually since 2000

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738744841
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date: 07/08/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 312
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Llewellyn Publications has grown and expanded into new areas of personal growth and transformation since it began as the Portland School of Astrology in 1901. Along with the strong line of astrology books the company was founded upon, Llewellyn publishes books on everything from alternative health and healing, Wicca and Paganism, to metaphysics and the paranormal-and since 1994 has published a growing list of Spanish-language titles.

Llewellyn has long been know as one of America's leading publishers of New Age books, producing a wide variety of valuable tools for transformation of the mind, body and spirit. Reach for the Moon-and discover that self-help and spiritual growth is what Llewellyn is all about.


Monica Crosson (Bellingham, WA) has been a practicing witch and educator for over thirty years and is a member of Evergreen Coven. Monica is the author of The Magickal Family and is a regular contributor to Llewellyn's almanacs and datebooks as well as magazines such as Enchanted Living and Witchology.


Tess Whitehurst (Boulder, CO) teaches magical and intuitive arts in live workshops and via her online community and learning hub, the Good Vibe Tribe Online School of Magical Arts. An award-winning author, she's written eight books, which have been translated into 18 languages. She has appeared on the Bravo TV show Flipping Out as well as morning shows on both Fox and NBC, and her writing has been featured in Writer's Digest, Spirit and Destiny (in the UK), and online at elephantjournal.com.


Diana Rajchel is the author of Mabon (Llewellyn 2015), Samhain (Llewellyn 2015), and Divorcing a Real Witch (Moon Books 2014), and has contributed extensively to the Llewellyn annuals. She is the former executive editor for the Pagan Newswire Collective and works as a journalist, author, blogger, and general creative. She is a third-degree Wiccan priestess in the Shadowmoon tradition, an American Eclectic Wiccan tradition. Diana has written for Circle Magazine, SageWoman, The Beltane Papers and Facing North.com.  Rajchel is a San Francisco Bay transplant alongside her non-Pagan life partner. Visit her at DianaRajchel.com


Diana Rajchel (San Francisco, CA) is a third-degree Wiccan priestess in the Shadowmoon tradition, an American Eclectic Wiccan tradition. Diana has written for Circle magazine, SageWoman, The Beltane Papers, and FacingNorth.net. She's also the former executive editor for the Pagan Newswire Collective and works as a journalist, author, and blogger.


Susan “Moonwriter” Pesznecker is a writer, college English teacher, nurse, and hearth Pagan/Druid living in northwestern Oregon. Sue holds a Masters degree in professional writing and loves to read, watch the stars, camp with her wonder poodle, and work in her own biodynamic garden. She is co-founder of the Druid Grove of Two Coasts and the online Ars Viarum Magicarum—A Magical Conservatory and Community. Sue has authored Yule: Rituals, Recipes, & Lore for the Winter Solstice (Llewellyn, 2015); The Magickal Retreat (Llewellyn, 2012); and Crafting Magick with Pen and Ink (Llewellyn, 2009); and is a regular contributor to Llewellyn's almanacs and calendars. Visit her online at http://www.susanpesznecker.com/.


Doreen Shababy (Idaho) spends her days gardening, writing, cooking, and crafting. Her writing has appeared in several publications, and she self-published a quarterly called Wild & Weedy: A Journal of Herbology.


Ember Grant (Missouri) has been collecting rocks and minerals for thirty years and practicing crystal magic for fifteen. Since 2003, she has contributed to Llewellyn's Magical Almanac, Llewellyn's Herbal Almanac, Llewellyn's Spell-A-Day Almanac, and Llewellyn's Witches' Calendar. Her writing has also appeared in PanGaia, newWitch, and Circle magazine.


Sally Cragin (Massachusetts) is an astrologer and author who has published articles on astrology in newspapers across the country. She has written the astrology column for the Boston Phoenix since 1998, and can be heard live Mondays on WCRN-AM in the Worcester/Boston area. She is also a theater and arts critic for the Boston Globe.

Visit Sally Cragin online at http://theastrologicalelements.blogspot.com.


Deborah Castellano (Bridgewater, New Jersey) is a writer, crafter, and glamour girl who serves as a frequent contributor to occult/Pagan sources such as Witchvox, PaganSquare and Witches & Pagans. Visit her online at www.DeborahMCastellano.com.


Clea Danaan (Colorado) has been gardening organically for over twenty years. Her articles on ecology and spirituality have appeared in SageWoman, Witches & Pagans, GreenSpirit, and Organic Family magazines. She is the author of Sacred Land, Voices of the Earth, Living Earth Devotional, and The Way of the Hen. Her background in Reiki, expressive arts therapies, outdoor education, and somatic psychology inform her integrated and ecumenical writings. Visit her online at http://www.CleaDanaan.com.


Ellen Dugan is the award-winning author of fifteen books, and is known as the "Garden Witch". A psychic-clairvoyant, she has been a practicing Witch for over thirty years. Well known for her candor and humor, she is a Master Gardener, and is the High Priestess of her Coven in the St. Louis area. Ellen teaches classes both online and across the country on Witchery, Psychic Protection, and Magick. She has contributed articles for over twelve years to Llewellyn's Magical Almanac, Witches Datebook, Sabbat Almanac, and Witches Calendar.

Ellen's popular magickal books have been translated into over ten foreign languages. When she's not working on her next book project, or keeping up with her family (the kids are out on their own, and the youngest is in Graduate school), Ellen likes to unwind by working in her perennial gardens at home with her husband of 31 years. Ellen wholeheartedly encourages folks to reclaim their personal power and to personalize their Spell-craft. To go outside and connect with the spiritual side of nature. To get their hands dirty and discover the wonder and magick of natural world that surrounds them.

Visit her popular syndicated "Blog of Witchery" at www.ellendugan.blogspot.com 

You can visit her website at www.ellendugan.com


Linda Raedisch (New Providence, NJ) writes and lectures on a wide variety of arcane topics. She is a longtime library employee and professional crafts instructor who teaches classes on candle making, broom making, and other old-time homemaking arts. She is also the author of The Old Magic of Christmas and Night of the Witches.

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Llewellyn's 2015 Herbal Almanac: Herbs for Growing & Gathering, Cooking & Crafts, Health & Beauty, History, Myth & Lore 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Still annoyed by the author who called bees "he".
catlya_191 More than 1 year ago
Love it! Has very interesting articles in it.