Herbalist Raylene Veltri takes the reader on a mindwalk through a Wisdom Garden of great beauty. Here are 22 flowers that have symbolic meanings in the lives of women presented as only Raylene Veltri can present them: with deep understanding and the skill borne of 24 years' experience as a herbalist and lecturer. In the tradition of the 16th-century this charming and wise book draws upon the myth and lore of many traditions to capture the essence of Flower Knowledge for the modern reader.
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Rediscover the power of flowers. The Garden of Woman's Wisdom: A Secret Haven for Renewal is a place where women of all ages can realign their lives and get back in touch with their feminine birthright. Raylene Veltri's garden blooms with twenty-two flowers, including the gardenia, carnation, lilac, narcissus, violet, and white rose. Each has a special meaning and purpose for women to consider. In a way that is both educational and inspirational, Veltri shares the knowledge gained from 25 years as an herbalist and lecturer on the uses and folklore of native and European plant life. A Garden of Woman's Wisdom offers the perspective, strength, and wisdom to help anyone "press on regardless of the confusion, frustration, and stress" she may encounter in her multilevel role. Veltri suggests ways the readers can make the Wisdom Garden a part of their daily lives, alone or as a group process. A Garden of Woman's Wisdom also includes interesting recipes for using each of the flowers in cookery, cosmetics, aromatherapy and folk remedies, along with growing tips. -- Midwest Book Review
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Book Description Halo Books, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1879904144