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Discovering the folklore of plants

Baker, Margaret

Discovering the folklore of plants

by Baker, Margaret

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Published by Shire Publications in Tring .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Margaret Baker ; line drawings by Molly Hyde.
ContributionsHyde, Molly.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14617211M

Click to read more about Discovering The Folklore of Plants (Shire Discovering) by Margaret Baker. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5.   This profusely illustrated archive of more than flowers, plants, and trees was compiled by Ernst and Johanna Lehner — two of the world's foremost collectors of pictorial symbols (who also happen to be devoted flower enthusiasts). Their comprehensive collection, with illustrations selected from rare sources, extends from the image of a pomegranate, the Chinese symbol of fertility, to a.

This does not mean that 74% of all medical claims for plants are valid, but it surely points out that there is a significance to medicinal folklore that was not previously documented. Thus, in my opinion, future programs of drug development from higher plants should include a careful evaluation of historical as well as current claims of the.   2. Amrita, Ambrosia, Soma and Nectar. According to the Rigveda, a collection of ancient Vedic hymns that are a cornerstone of Hinduism, Amrita is a drink that bestows Hinduism and other traditions, it is also referred to as Soma. Indra, the god of heaven, and Agni, the god of fire, drink Amrita to attain immortality.

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Trees have always been part of folklore, but lots of other plants have become a part of old stories and beliefs as well – like herbs, shrubs, bushes, flowers, and the like.

Lady’s Mantle The wonderful Alchemilla mollis or lady’s mantle – a superbly hardy garden plant that can also seed itself prolifically – has ornate, cup-like leaves. Kate Bergamar is a pen name for Margaret Baker, author of the other Shire titles, Discovering Christmas Customs and Folklore, Discovering Folklore of Plants and London Statues and Monuments.

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Discovering the folklore of plants. [Margaret Baker] -- To primitive man cures, magic, divination and portents were all connected with the rich variety of plant life and were a promise of nature's continuity. This volume is arranged in alphabetical order. Discovering the Folklore of Plants Author Baker, Margaret Illustrator Molly Hyde Format/binding Paperback Book condition Used - Very Good+ Binding Paperback ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Shire Publications Ltd Place of Publication Aylesbury Date published Keywords Bookseller catalogs.

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