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A healing grove

African tree remedies and rituals for the body and spirit

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This edition was published in by Lawrence Hill in Chicago, Ill.

Written in English

Exploring the practical uses, spiritual traditions, and historical aspects of trees in the heritage of African Americans, this therapeutic guide offers ways to rediscover and implement natural practices in 21st-century daily life. As diverse as a sacred wood, topics covered include everything from hunting, gathering, and processing to natural divination, animal omens, oracles, signs, and forest medicine for wellness and beauty. This instructional meditation teaches African, Caribbean, and African American traditions, symbols, rituals, ceremonies, and healing techniques for better health, beauty, and quality of life.

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A Healing Grove
2009, Chicago Review Press
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A healing grove: African tree remedies and rituals for the body and spirit
2009, Lawrence Hill
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A healing grove

African tree remedies and rituals for the body and spirit

First published in 2009



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Exploring the practical uses, spiritual traditions, and historical aspects of trees in the heritage of African Americans, this therapeutic guide offers ways to rediscover and implement natural practices in 21st-century daily life. As diverse as a sacred wood, topics covered include everything from hunting, gathering, and processing to natural divination, animal omens, oracles, signs, and forest medicine for wellness and beauty. This instructional meditation teaches African, Caribbean, and African American traditions, symbols, rituals, ceremonies, and healing techniques for better health, beauty, and quality of life.

A healing grove

African tree remedies and rituals for the body and spirit

This edition was published in by Lawrence Hill in Chicago, Ill.


Table of Contents

Igboro-egun : grove of the ancestors
Calabash : vessel of African culture, spirituality, and survival
Black folk be workin' dem roots long, long time
Ceremonies, rites, and oracles of the wood
Out bush : filters, shields, and field guides
Ways and means : tools and techniques for Africa-inspired herbalists
Seeds, nuts, pods, and oils
Fruit of mother nature's labor : soul-nourishing fruit trees
Bark, gum, sap, resins, and moss medicine
Very important palms : vips of transatlantic tree world.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
615.8/8
Library of Congress
BF1622.A34 B 568 2009, BF1622.A34 B568 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL22849338M
Internet Archive
healinggroveafri00bird
ISBN 13
9781556527647
LC Control Number
2008052195
Library Thing
8951715
Goodreads
6294595

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