The Enchanted Healer: Creating Our Next Book

The Enchanted Healer: Creating Our Next Book

ENCHANTMENT DIARY Creating Our New Book “The Enchanted Healer” Every moment that I wasn’t working on Plant Healer Magazine projects or the HerbFolk Gathering in the last two years, I have been giving to the creation of our next book, “The Enchanted Healer.” The second in what will be our trilogy for Healers of very kind, this will be our first full color book, and the first to bring light to subjects of plant spirit, shamanism, awareness, the senses, and awakeness and enchantment in our work and lives. For those of you who enjoy feeling like a part of our efforts, here below are some journal entries about the production process. They are numbered rather than dated, but roughly appear in chronological order. Entry #1: Inspiration For A New Book As important as...

Muscle Aches and Tension: Materia Medica, Part 1

Muscle Aches and Tension: Materia Medica, Part 1

Muscle Aches and Tension: Materia Medica, Part 1 by Kiva Rose   The cold moons are a time when many longstanding aches and pains worsen, and also when recent injuries often become more problematic. The low temperatures seem to make the pain  and stiffness seep into the very bones and can make free movement difficult indeed. In part one of this post, I’ll be covering a few important herbs for internal use. In the next post, I’ll cover herbs for external use, and in the third, I’ll cover a few herbs specific to muscular pain related to joint issues. This first post is a quick and dirty overview/breakdown of herbs that can be used internally to loosen up skeletal muscles, thereby making movement easier and also potentially bringing longer standing healing to...

Holiday Blessings & Year’s End News

Holiday Blessings & Year’s End News

Holiday Blessings & Year’s End News It’s been a busy year for Plant Healer and Anima Sanctuary.  For over 6 months we were unable to drive in to our canyon property, with everything being carried in and out across the river on our backs… but still we managed to make some improvements to our water and solar electric systems, remake the Plant Healer and HerbFolk Conference websites, produce 4 more issues of acclaimed Plant Healer Magazine plus 30 blog posts and a dozen free Newsletters, and publish “The Plant Healer’s Path” book as well as the 2013 Plant Healer Annuals.  Over the past 12 months we’ve increased our impact with the addition of several thousand new readers. New Plant Healer Annuals Have Been Shipped To...

2014 HerbFolk Tickets! – and Free Herbal Newsletter

2014 HerbFolk Tickets! – and Free Herbal Newsletter

2014 HERBFOLK TICKETS – HERBFOLK PDF – & FREE HERBAL NEWSLETTER TICKETS NOW OPEN FOR The 2014 HerbFolk Gathering (Sept 18-21, Mormon Lake AZ) Steep Advance Discount – December 13th–31st Only – See Full Details At Bottom –––––––––––––––––––––– SUBSCRIBE NOW TO THE FREE PLANT HEALER NEWSLETTER I had lots of trouble with the sign-up boxes on the website, but they’re finally really fixed.  You can now go to any page on the Plant Healer site, click on where it says subscribe on the left side, fill in your name and email address and you will be good to go! You’ll receive from 8 to 12 issues per year, 10 to 30 pages in length, filled with inspiration and information for herbalists.  Included will be advance excerpts from upcoming Plant Healer Magazine...

Interviewing Jesse Wolf Hardin of Plant Healer

Interviewing Jesse Wolf Hardin of Plant Healer

Interview with Plant Healer CoCreator JESSE WOLF HARDIN by Melanie Pulla My dear life and work partner Wolf Hardin has interviewed over 30 different herbalists and wildcrafters for Plant Healer Magazine (www.PlantHealerMagazine.com) and books over the past 5 years, sharing the in-depth stories of the best known herbalists but also up and coming new voices of the community and craft.  A few months ago one of our gifted writers, Melanie Pulla, asked to interview him for her excellent HerbGeek blog.  We’ve decided to welcome questions for this longtime teacher-healer-activist-artist from others including Paul Bergner, Phyllis Light and Chuck Garcia, and to combine them for the next volume in the 21st Century Herbalists books series (available from the...

2013 Plant Healer Annual Books – 1,100 Pages

2013 Plant Healer Annual Books – 1,100 Pages

  Announcing The 2013 Plant Healer Annual – Vol. #3 The 3rd edition of the Plant Healer Annual is now available to ship – two 8×11” perfect-bound b&w books totaling 1,035 pages, filled with nearly every article from the 2012/2013 issues of the “Magazine Different.” Thousands of photographs and full-page fine art illustrate pieces by leading edge herbalist teachers and authors, each contributing their most in-depth, personal and inspiring work on absolutely every aspect of herbal practice, wildcrafting and plant culture… for herbal practitioners and students of every level.  Departments include plant profiles, field botany, tools and tips of the trade, energetics, therapeutics, cultivation, healthy food and delicious recipes, interviews with...

Plant Healer Winter Issue Releases Today 12/2/13

Plant Healer Winter Issue Releases Today 12/2/13

Plant Healer Winter Issue Releases Today Dec. 2nd The Winter issue of Plant Healer Magazine is now available in multiple file sizes for you to download, or you can view it in its entirety online.  If you are a Member already, sign in to your personal Member Page now.  If not, you can subscribe now to receive yours, by going to the Magazine page: www.PlantHealerMagazine.com As always, we welcome your submissions of articles, art, photos and advertising for consideration, with the next deadline being Jan. 1st.  Email us for Submission Guidelines or Advertising Info:  PlantHealer (at) PlantHealer.org Our Winter Issue Content This 270 pages-long Winter issue features another awesome collection of articles by both some of the best known, and newest voices, in the...