The living wisdom of trees
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A Guide to the Natural History, Symbolism and Healing Power of Trees
The definitive guide to the sacred place trees hold for cultures around the world, exploring the natural history, folklore and symbolism that give each genus of tree its unique character and fascination.
This beautiful book explains the human significance of 55 trees, from alder (Alnus) to oak (Quercus), looking at their botanical characteristics, their place in world myth, magic and folklore, their healing properties, and their practical contribution to society. Featuring evocative hand-drawn illustrations, this book is for all who seek acquaintance with the fascinating lore and the profound spiritual wisdom of trees.