The Magical Power of Herbs: An Encyclopedia (Over 400 Herbs Described)by Scott Cunningham. Hoping to meet that special someone? Wear a sprig of maiden hair fern. Having problem with you cash flow? Burn cloves as incense to attrach riches. Want to enhance your psychie abilities? Brew up some dandelion root tea. In days gone by our ancestors liveed in harmony with the earth. They knew which plants could heal and which ones could kill. They also knew that plants harbored magical powers, forces that could be harnessed and directed to fulfill a need anything from protecting a house to finding true love. Magical herbalism is the use of these powers to create positive changes. This revised and updated fifteenth anniversary edition contains the folklore and magical properties of over 400 herbs. Far from concentrating on esoteric, unobtainable plants, many of those mentioned within are old friends. The magical properties of onions, cashews, apples, rice, lettuce as well as dill, basil, fennel, garlic and parsley are described. Extensive tables, a cross reference of folk names, glossary and annotated bibliography make this a comprehensive and valubale guide to the practice of magical herbalism.