A Healing Grove: African Tree Remedies and Rituals for the Body and Spirit

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Chicago Review Press, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 368 pages
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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Contents

II Remedies and Rituals for Daily Life
57
Participation in Villages Far and Wide
187
Resources and Organizations
205
Resources
209
Study and Apprenticeships
213
Notes
215
Glossary
225
Bibliography
231
Index
239
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