by E. Barrie Kavasch
The American Indian medicine wheel was an ancient way of creating sacred space and calling forth the healing energies of nature. Now, drawing on a lifetime of study with native healers, herbalist and ethnobotanist E. Barrie Kavasch offers a step-by-step guide to bringing this beautiful tradition into your own life–from vibrantly colorful outdoor circle designs to miniature dish, windowsill, or home altar adaptations. Inside youâll find:
â¢ Planting guides for medicine wheel gardens in every zone, from desert Southwest to northern woodlands
â¢ A beautifully illustrated encyclopedia of 50 key healing herbs, including propagation needs, traditional and modern uses, and cautions
â¢ Easy-to-follow herbal recipes, from teas and tonics to skin creams and soaps–plus delicious healing foods
â¢ Ideas for herbal crafts and ceremonial objects, including smudge sticks, wind horses, prayer ties, and spirit shields
â¢ Seasonal rituals, offerings, and meditations to bless and empower your garden and your friends, and much more
Practical, beautiful, and inspiring, The Medicine Wheel Garden leads us on a powerful journey to rediscovering the sacred in everyday life as we cultivate our gardens . . . and our souls.