"Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not clothed like one of these..." (Matthew 6:28-29).
This unique and beautiful book offers information about the healing plants mentioned in hundreds of Bible verses, their scriptural context, their use in biblical times, present-day uses and their role in healing body, mind and soul. Healing Plants of the Bible: History, Lore and Meditations
invites readers to consider not only the lilies of the field, but dozens of other flowers, herbs, trees and plants mentioned in the Bible. With lavish illustrations and exhaustive research, this volume details 38 of the plants most often appearing in Scripture, the lore behind their medicinal properties and meditations that focus on their ability to heal the spirit. An appendix offers scriptural and medicinal information on 40 additional plants.