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Sources for Properties of Lesser-Known Plants?
11-28-2017, 01:55 PM
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I could just rely on what I pick up on it intuitively, but it's nice to see what other people come up with too. I forage and garden as my main source of plants for workings, or once in a while get shit from the cooking/candle and incense isle at the grocery store. I'd rather just harvest it myself, though, so the former is way more often the case.

Even though correspondence sheets are almost like an occult rule 34, I notice a lot of plants that manage to slip between the cracks. Especially the useful weeds and plants that aren't just seen as sexy by the gardening industry compared to basic shit like daisies, thus making them less well-known.

Maybe it's such a pain in the ass because where I live now is so unlike Europe, the Mediterranean, etc. so all those old grimoires talk about plants that thrive in places where cold kills things instead of heat. I'm considering looking into Native American herbal lore for answers, but in that case I would love if anyone knows a legit site rather than the new age whitey version. Any sources on some good info would be awesome and if you post, I thank you in advance.

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11-28-2017, 10:30 PM
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https://youtu.be/H765FklZHh4?t=12m30s
I don't know if You'll find this useful, thought I'd share.. At 12:30 this guy explains how to determine if the plant is safe for human consumption and I think You can do this with any plant


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11-30-2017, 11:18 PM
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That’s the edibility test. I’m also looking for the other uses as well(medicinal, can it be made into fiber, what it does in spell work, etc.)

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12-01-2017, 03:29 AM (This post was last modified: 12-01-2017 03:30 AM by Martheenas.)
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I think the same method could be used to discover such properties if you meditate with the plant, connect to the spirit of the plant etc.

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