Magickal Herbalism 101
An On-Line Course Outline
by Starlight Dances
This section provides an on-line version of the course taught by Starlight Dances. Intended as an introduction to the basic elements of wildcrafting and magickal herbology, it originally was taught in weekly installments divided into the following areas:
RESINS - Week I
Includes description of magickal resins, photos of trees & resin harvesting techniques, individual qualities of each resin, separate burning of each resin for fragrance/notes, homework...look for tree/shrub resins.
ROOTS - Week II
Includes descriptions, photos, harvesting, qualities, associations, grinding & burning, notes, homework...dig up a magickal plant and look at the roots.
TREES & SHRUBS - Week III
Includes various identification techniques for trees, magickal properties, associations, homework: hug and converse with a tree.
FLOWERS - Week IV
Includes descriptions, photos, harvesting & drying techniques, qualities, associations, grinding & burning, notes, homework...pick some flowers, put them aside to dry them.
HERBS - Week V
Includes descriptions, photos, harvesting, qualities, associations, grinding & burning, notes on a few commonly utilized herbs, homework ... look for magickal herbs in your yard & the world you live in.
RECIPES AND RESOURCES - Week VI
Creating your own incense, herbal baths, teas, substitutions, book lists, discussion, supply options, ritual use.
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