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 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. Monica lives in the woods near Concrete, Washington.


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 eighteen 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 began her career planning to serve as clergy and write about all subjects spiritual. It did not occur to her or anyone else to say with what agency she might assume priesthood. The result of this oversight in intention setting is that she is now an itinerant city priestess, well-practiced witch, and somewhat unintentional subversive. Her background includes Wicca, folk witchcraft, conjure, and a whole lot of experience organizing people that don’t like knowing that they’re organized. Diana splits her time between San Francisco, California, where she co-owns Golden Apple Metaphysical, and southwestern Michigan, where she runs Earth and Sun spiritual coaching with her partner. In between her wanderings she teaches as part of the Magick 101 series for Wicked Grounds Annex in San Francisco, and teaches and reads tarot at Elements Kalamazoo in Michigan. Diana has 25 years’ experience as a professional tarot reader and western herbalist and has 29 years’ experience as a professional writer. She is also the pet DragonCat to a very ladylike boxer named Nora.


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.


Alice DeVille is an internationally known astrologer, writer, and metaphysical consultant specializing in relationships, health, real estate, government affairs, career and change management, and spiritual development.


Ember Grant is the author of Magical Candle Crafting, The Book of Crystal Spells, and The Second Book of Crystal Spells, and she has been contributing to Llewellyn’s annuals series since 2003. She lives in Missouri with her husband and two feline companions.


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 is a writer, papercrafter, and soapmaker. She is the author of Night of the Witches and The Old Magic of Christmas as well as numerous articles on folklore, herblore, and ancient religions. She lives in northern New Jersey.


JD Hortwort (Greensboro, NC) is the vice chancellor of the House of Akasha, a North Carolina pagan group. A former business journalist, she writes a weekly garden column for The Courier Tribune and she has contributed dozens of articles to Llewellyn's almanacs.

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