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Alfred Savinelli

Alfred Savinelli has wildcrafted plants for the past 25 years throughout the Americas. He is an active defender of plant rights and indigenous wisdom and the founder of Native Scents, a business that produces a wide range of aromatic, herbal products.

Plants of Power: Native American Ceremony and the Use of Sacred Plants
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous American; Native American;

This comprehensive guide to the sacred plants traditionally used by Native Americans and other Indigenous peoples presents 14 significant plants, with information on their properties, growing conditions, and medicinal applications (incense cedar, red cedar, copal, juniper, lavender, mugwort, osha, pinon, white sage, desert sage, sweet grass, ceremonial tabacco, red willow bark and yerba santa). Descriptions of Native American ceremonies and rituals in which these plants play a central role are included.