Ireland's Wild Plants

ISBN-13:
9781848892491
ISBN:
1848892497

Ireland's wild plants have been part of our culture and folklore from the earliest times, featuring in the Brehon Laws, early Irish poetry and herbal medicine. Plants are described in seasonal order and different aspects are examined: their roles in magical protection, charms and spells, emblems in children's games, Irish place names and folklore. This beautifully illustrated and comprehensive compilation of natural history, mythology and folklore will entertain and enlighten all interested in the wild plants of Ireland.


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Irish Folk Tales, superstitions, Brehon Laws, Irish Books, herbal medicine, children's games, magic