Some Nice Links From Alchemy Works:
My blog, where I share the triumphs and failures of growing plants and magical stuff: The Alchemist's Garden
My planetary and elemental correspondence chart shows the associations between deities, signs, stones, plants, colors, times, animals, body parts, supernatural beings, scents, drugs, places, music, and type of magick
Witchvox A great informational site for witches, pagans, et al. You can locate individuals, groups, and brick-and-mortar shops near you
A wonderful collection of magickal texts--The Twilit Grotto
Aeclectic Tarot Forum - an active site with lots of forums on tarot, its history, doing readings, trading tarots, and study groups on specific decks
Northern Way has a great deal of information about north European (Norse/Gothic) paganism, including a number of excellent historical sources
Graphically beautiful page on shamanism - concentrates on a particular type of Amazonian shamanism but has links about shamanism in many cultures
The Internet Sacred Text Archive - free copies of all sorts of texts having to do with magic, folklore, Paganism, and lots more. The search function is really wonderful on this site.
Cornell's Witchcraft Library Online - texts from the 1500s-1800s: guides to witch-hunting (including Salem), articles arguing for and against the existence of witchcraft, written defenses by accused witches, John Dee's True and Faithful Relation, and more
Find out which plants grew in medieval gardens
Mandrake Apothecary - Pagan-made perfumes from all-natural ingredients (I love "Dusk"!). Includes perfumes dedicated to the Elements and to feminine aspects of the divine (Anima)
Plants for a Future - great British site with huge database of plants giving their usefulness; also lots of information about permaculture, planting perennials for food (instead of the traditional annuals and grasses)
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map
(the botanical medicine that was practiced in the US before the AMA took over)
Reliable info on the constituents of
several thousand plants by a knowledgeable ethnobotanist - you can search by
use, chemical, or effect:
Dr. Duke's Phytochemical & Ethnobotanical Database
Seachable database with tons of entries on the various ways Native Americans have used North American plants - The Native American Ethnobotany Database
Poisonous Plants of North Carolina is the most balanced plant toxicity site I have found on the net. Honest, dependable summations of the toxicities of various plants from the botanists at North Carolina State University. All of the plants on the site grow outside of NC and most are found all over the US.
The AntiCraft: just say no to Bunnies of Light crafting. This site has the best knitting and crochet patterns I have ever seen. Check out the Toxic Tea Cosy with crocheted belladonna, the knitted shrunken head bag, or the Fetus Change Purse. Hilarious and cool.
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