The Magical and Ritual Use of Herbs

By (author) Richard Alan Miller

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The Magical and Ritual Use of Herbs
By (author) Richard Alan Miller

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Pages : 128

Book Size : 5.38 x 8.25

ISBN-13 : 9780892814015

Imprint : Destiny Books

Release Date : June 01, 1983

Format : Paperback Book

Biochemist, physicist, and herbalist, Miller explains the historical use, chemical structure, preparation of, and rituals related to psychotropic herbs.

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About The Magical and Ritual Use of Herbs

Richard Alan Miller has thoroughly researched the historical use, chemical structure, preparation for consumption, and magical rituals related to narcotic, hallucinogenic, stimulant, and depressant herbs. He explains how these natural substances can be used for the enhancement of sexuality, muscle relaxation and massage, initiation, spiritual growth, and astral projection.

Provides a fascinating study of nineteen herbs that not only stimulate our energies, but also combat fatigue, assist healing, and relieve tension.
Table of Contents

Table of content

The Magical and Ritual Use of Herbs

Introduction
1. Stimulants
Damiana
Passionflower
Betel Nut
Mormon Tea
Guarana
Kola Nut
2. Depressants
Lobelia
Skullcap
Valerian Root
3. Narcotics
Wild Lettuce
Wormwood
4. Hallucinogens
Calamus
Galangal Root
Kava Kava
Yohimbe
Fly Agaric
Morning Glory Seed
Psilocybe Mushroom
Thorn Apple
Quick Reference Chart
Bibliography
Chemistry Index
Botanics/Organic Index
General Index 

Author Bio
Biochemist, physicist, and herbalist, Richard Alan Miller is also the author of The Magical and Ritual Use of Aphrodisiacs and The Magical and Ritual Use of Perfumes
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Reviews

Book Praise

Book Praise

"This book provides a straightforward description of various, apparently legal, mind-altering herbs, broken down by effect."

PagaNet News, Volume VIII Issue IV



"A fascinating selection, Miller's range of practical and arcane knowledge is impressive. This integration of the scientific with the mystical is one of the most interesting facets of the book."

The Herb Companion

 

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