Plants of the Gods

In the traditions of every culture, plants have been highly valued for their nourishing, healing, and transformative properties. The most powerful of those plants, which are known to transport the human mind into other dimensions of consciousness, have always been regarded as sacred.

In this book, the world's most renowned authorities on psychoactive flora provide a fascinating and moving testimony of these "plants of the gods", tracing their use throughout the world and their significance in shaping history and culture.

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Of the ninety-one hallucinogenic plants beautifully illustrated and characterized in their lexicon, the authors elaborate in vivid detail on fourteen that have had profound significance for human beings. Drawing on fourteen years of field work, Dr. Richard Evans Schultes describes pilgrimages made to gather the sacred plants as well as the rites, prayers, songs, and dances associated with their use. His accounts are augmented by Dr. Albert Hofmann's lucid explanations of the biochemistry of these psychotropic substances.

The text is accompanied by numerous illustrations, more than one hundred of which are in full color. Included are rare photographs - many published here for the first time - of plants and the people who have used them as well as ceremonies, sculptures, paintings, pottery, and weavings related to the ritual use of these sacred hallucinogens.

TitlePlants of the Gods
SottotitoloTheir Sacred, Healing, and Hallucinogenic Powers
Casa EditriceInner Traditions/Bear
RilegaturaPaperback
ISBN9780892819799
Pagine185
AutoriR. E, Schultes, A. Hofmann, C. Rätsch
LinguaInglese

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  • BigSensiSkunk

    2005-04-12

    One of the most detailed and well written books about "the plants of the Gods". Contains extraordinary rare illustrations and info about 97 hallucinogenic or psychedelic plants.
    A deffinite must for anyone who thinks he knows anything about these plants!

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