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Plants. Louise Harmon June, 2013 Wild Carrot or Poison Hemlock?


Several months ago, my brother and I were discussing our mutual love of the woods and the outdoors. Although he has hunted and fished most of his adult life, he admitted that he really didn’t pay too much attention to the wild greens around him. Somehow, our conversation turned to the subject of Hemlock and my brother was quite surprised to learn that Hemlock trees were not poisonous, but several relatives of Wild Carrot are some of the most deadly plants in North America. Their similarity in appearance to Wild Carrot has resulted in many deaths, including children using their hollow stems for straws or for making whistles. Wild Carrot, Poison Hemlock and Poison Hemlock’s deadly cousin, Water Hemlock all belong to the Apiaceae plant family. Personally, I never wildcraft any plants from the Apiaceae family.

Let’s look at some of the characteristics for Wild Carrot, Poison Hemlock and Water Hemlock. WILD CARROT – Daucus carota ~Louise~ Wiccan, Pagan, New Age Store - Woodbine Herbs - Metaphysical Supplies & Apparel. Herbal Grimoire Herbs have been in use for thousands of years.

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Quote: Charms: According to a Webster's dictionary, the original meaning of the noun charm was a "chanted word, phrase, or verse assumed to have magic over to help or hurt; an incantation. " 1 There are two modern meanings to the word: The encyclopedia's definition for charm is essentially identical to the meaning that most people give to the noun spell. Spells: Spells are one of many ritual activities that many Wiccans engage in. Spells can be designed to attempt to either harm or help others. Witchcraft and Wicca  with Welsh Paganism. The Inner Sanctum of Wicca and Witchcraft. Witch. By Doreen Valiente.


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The Sabbats of Wicca. Learn Wicca / Wicca 101 / Faerie Tradition Because witches honor nature, they have eight festivals, or Sabbats, that mark the year as it turns through its seasons.

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The following is basic information about these Sabbats, and includes both standard Wiccan information as well as my personal Sabbat lore and experiences, in other words, what I perceive the Sabbats to be. Samhain happens near Halloween and is when the Wiccan year begins. My altar cloth is black, because we are in the time of year that is dark. On my altar is the harvest, our "dead Lord" whose life is in the crops and "sacrificed" when the crops are killed to become our food. Lady of the Earth. Cantrap - Your site for spells, magical technique, magical theory, and divination.

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