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By Dorothy P. Abram,Laura Mernoff

ISBN-10: 1848193491

ISBN-13: 9781848193499

settling on seven fragrant crops with particular psychoactive homes, the writer describes different states of realization which are completed, manipulated, and remodeled by means of the folk and cultures that use them in really expert methods, either some time past and within the modern world.

Focusing at the function that odor performs in therapeutic and religious event, the writer explores using the aromatic tulsi plant either in Hindu women's ritual and to regard psychological and actual diseases. She analyses the looks of the lotus in sacred Egyptian customs, and as a version of the method of mental swap via metaphorical trips, as witnessed in shamanic perform and its relation to the Biblical booklet of task. creating a major contribution to the knowledge of the therapeutic kingdom, the e-book is stimulating examining for all those that paintings with and have an interest in aromatics, the experience of odor, or the character of non secular experience.

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