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Herbs of Folklore and Modern Medicine: White Willow, Aloe Vera, and Garlic
Many of the medicinal herbs we use today have been studied by modern science for application in today’s medical field. These studies have shown that our ancestral folk uses of these herbs were very much correct in their applications. Here we will explore...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
Grimassi, Raven
Raven Grimassi is the author of several books on Wicca and Witchcraft, including The Wiccan Mysteries, which was awarded Book of the Year and First Place-Spirituality Book by the Coalition of Visionary Retailers in 1998. Raven Grimassi was born in 1951 to an...
Real Interviews >> Authors
Harding, Deborah
Deborah Harding began gardening alongside her parents when she was just able to walk. She lives in Ohio with her husband and two daughters. She writes articles on herbal concerns for magazines and web-zines, and gives lectures and workshops on growing herbs...
Real Interviews >> Authors
So What is a Blue Moon?
We are not having any Blue Moons this year but the experts say that year 2001 will have an official "Blue Moon" in November. Your geographic location can make a difference to your experience of a Blue Moon. Depending on your longitude you may go...
Astrology >> The Moon
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic

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Suggested News Resources

Friday Night with a Naturalist presents 'Folklore of South Texas Wildlife
Folklore of South Texas Wildlife” is part of EWBC's monthly “Friday Night with a Naturalist” Speakers Series, held on the third Friday of the month. Admission is free. Doors open at 5:30 p.
Folklore series features local heroes telling their stories
A few weeks ago (2/26/16) we had a gaggle of locals (plus one outsider) on Art in Your Ear to talk about storytelling, and specifically, how we tell our own stories.
Mixing folklore, family, and Attila the Hun in 'Stork Mountain'
Gusar, Azerbaijan's 2016 folklore capital
Gusar, one of the most attractive regions of Azerbaijan, has been announced “The capital of Azerbaijan's folklore 2016”.
Leprechauns and Other Wacky St. Patrick's Day Folklore
What's the image that comes immediately to mind when you think of leprechauns? Is it the Lucky Charms mascot? Lucky the Leprechaun is, indeed, a cleaned up version of the folklore cobbler-fairy.

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