The Illustrated Herbiary
The Illustrated Herbiary:
guidance and Rituals from 36 Bewitching Botanicals
by Maia Toll, Kate O'Hara (Illustrated by)
hardcover 176 pages
In this beautifully illustrated gift book featuring insightful profiles of 36 familiar herbs, fruits, and flowers, herbalist Maia Toll shows how interacting with plants can be a form of meditation. Tarot-inspired cards featuring smaller versions of the illustrations help guide personal reflections.
Rosemary is for remembrance; sage is for wisdom. The symbolism of plants (whether in the ancient Greek doctrine of signatures or the Victorian secret language of flowers) has fascinated us for centuries. Contemporary herbalist Maia Toll adds her distinctive spin to this tradition with profiles of the mysterious personalities of 36 herbs, fruits, and flowers. Combining a passion for plants with imagery reminiscent of tarot, enticing text offers reflections and rituals to tap into each plant's power for healing, self-reflection, and everyday guidance. Smaller versions of the illustrations are featured on 36 cards to help guide your thoughts and meditations.