Folk Magic & Healing – An Unusual History of Everyday Plants

Having thoroughly enjoyed reading Fez Inkwright’s ‘Botanical Curses and Poisons‘ my husband was keen to get his hands on further work by Fez Inkwright and he struck lucky as Liminal 11 very kindly sent us the latest edition of Fez Inkwrights ‘Folk Magic and Healing – An Unusual History of Everyday Plants’

Folk Magic & Healing - An Unusual History of Everyday Plants

Plants have played a key role in our existence throughout history. Plants are an essential food source, medicine base, religious aid, and building material. The way in that we have domesticated and repurposed plants over time has been a core part of human development. 

I’m rather lucky as I’ve lived the majority of my life in the countryside and over the years I’ve spent time picking fruits, plants and such-like from hedgerows and wild-growing areas. Plants are engrained into the myth and lore of humanity – there are many old-wives tales regarding plants, their nutritional, healing, and medicinal properties, some of which I have utilised over the years. Throughout the world, these myths, stories, and tales upon plants have become entwined with stories of local spirits, deities, and more ancient legends.

Folk Magic and Healing – An Unusual History of Everyday Plants

‘Folk Magic and Healing’ explains the history and healing properties of common plants. Ultimately, this is a collection of many myths, tales, and beliefs. upon plants which aim to inspire a greater appreciation of our wild plants and countryside. 

Folk Magic & Healing - An Unusual History of Everyday Plants

Fez Inkwrights ‘Folk Magic and Healing’ is now available in a hardback, black and white print format – this latest edition features marvelous metallic gold foiling, a golden silk ribbon bookmark, illuminated letters, and delightful drawings for each and every plant. 

Purchasing & Pricing Details

‘Folk Magic and Healing – An Unusual History of Everyday Plants’ is now available to purchase directly from Liminal 11 for only £11.99.

To Summarise 

This beautiful book is packed full of flora, fauna, and folklore, revealing the many mysteries of everyday plants. This is the ideal gift for gardeners, writers, folklorists, witches, and anyone interested in exploring the history and properties of plants. 

For further information upon Fez Inkwrights ‘Folk Magic and Healing – An Unusual History of Everyday Plants’ or alternative Liminal 11 products visit https://liminal11.com

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Disclosure: I was sent the above product for the purpose of this post however all opinions are my own.

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