Ellen Evert Hopman


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Ellen Evert Hopman has been a teacher of herbalism since 1983 and is a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild. A member of the Grey Council of Mages and Sages and a former professor at the Grey School of Wizardry, she has presented at schools and workshops across the United States and Europe. A Druidic initiate since 1984, she is a founding member of The Order of the White Oak (Ord Na Darach Gile), a Bard of the Gorsedd of Caer Abiri, and a Druidess of the Druid Clan of Dana. A former vice president of The Henge of Keltria, she is the author of A Druid's Herbal of Sacred Tree Medicine; A Druid’s Herbal for the Sacred Earth Year; Walking the World in Wonder; Being a Pagan; Tree Medicine, Tree Magic; and Priestess of the Forest. She lives in Massachusetts.

Books By Ellen Evert Hopman

  1. Being a Pagan

    Being a Pagan

    By Ellen Evert Hopman
    By Lawrence Bond

    $19.95
    During the last few decades, millions of people have embraced ancient philosophies that honor Earth and the spiritual power of each individual. In this book, Pagan leaders and teachers describe in their own words what they believe and what they practice.
  2. A Druid's Herbal of Sacred Tree Medicine

    A Druid's Herbal of Sacred Tree Medicine

    By Ellen Evert Hopman

    $16.95
    This book reveals the secrets of the Ogham Tree Alphabet used by Druids to work magic and honor the dead. It explains the history, herbal uses and spiritual aspects of the twenty sacred trees of the alphabet.
  3. A Druid's Herbal for the Sacred Earth Year

    A Druid's Herbal for the Sacred Earth Year

    By Ellen Evert Hopman

    $14.95
    This complete guide to the plant lore of the druids suggests appropriate herbs and rituals to celebrate the eight major festivals of the year, and it includes medicinal and magical uses of herbs for each season.
  4. Walking the World in Wonder

    Walking the World in Wonder

    By Ellen Evert Hopman

    $19.95
    Created especially for children ages five to ten years old, Walking the World in Wonder identifies sixty-seven common herbs that could be found on a walk or field trip. Includes full-color photographs of each plant and simple recipes that children can use with the herbs they find, such as peppermint tea to soothe a troubled tummy.
  5. Secret Medicines from Your Garden

    Secret Medicines from Your Garden

    By Ellen Evert Hopman

    $19.95
    Weaving together ancient wisdom, mystical folklore, and modern plant research, master herbalist Ellen Evert Hopman explores the many uses of flowers, trees, common weeds, and ornamental plants for food, medicine, spiritual growth, and magical rituals. She reveals the herbal lore surrounding each plant, drawing on traditional knowledge and remedies from around the world.
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    The Real Witches of New England

    The Real Witches of New England

    By Ellen Evert Hopman

    $24.99
    Ellen Evert Hopman reveals the history of the New England witch hysteria, its continuing repercussions, and the multilayered practices of today’s modern witches. She shares the stories of 13 accused witches, explores the positive roles witches played in rural communities, and offers a treasure trove of practical information on herb lore, spells, and magic.
  7. The Sacred Herbs of Samhain

    The Sacred Herbs of Samhain

    By Ellen Evert Hopman

    $18.99
    Presenting a practical guide to the sacred herbs and trees of Samhain, the Celtic holiday from which Halloween originates, Ellen Hopman details the identification and use of more than 70 plants and trees for healing, divination, purification, magic, and as tools for contacting the Spirits wandering the landscape at this liminal time of year.