Plant Magic for the Beginner Witch: An Herbalist's Guide to Heal Protect and Manifest
Page Street Publishing, March 2020
Manifest your most positive intentions of love, healing, protection and abundance with the magic of herbs and plants
You don’t need expensive tools or hours of study to live a more magical life. Ally Sands, master herbalist, green witch and founder of Aquarian Soul, teaches you how to use everyday herbs to cast easy but effective spells. Divided into chapters on protection, love, abundance, healing and personal power, this is the perfect guide for new witches or those looking to learn more about plant magic.
Learn how to cleanse and heal your body with a lemon balm bath, ward your home with a wreath of bay laurel, open your heart with an herbal rose tea or foster abundance with a homemade amulet. With 70 spells and information on which herbs and plants are most effective, you can easily incorporate magic into your everyday, manifest good energy and harness your personal power.
Praise for Plant Magic
“Plant Magic offers insight to the ancient mystical magical rituals of using the power of plants to focus intention and harness the energy that is available to all of us, helping our best dreams come true.”
―Brigitte Mars, herbalist, author and university professor
“I can say with truth that Ally Sands’ Plant Magic is one of the best books I have seen in this field. If you are new to magical work, you are in the best of hands. If you are one of us older, experienced herbalists, you need this book. Sands’ fresh approach will make you feel young again.”
―Rev. Paul Beyerl, author, educator, founder The Rowan Tree Church
"This book speaks of whimsy and deep soulful practice. Ally Sands has managed to conjure up a fresh take on plant magic while remaining rooted in tradition. Whether you consider yourself a witch, an herbalist or simply curious, this is the book we need for the new decade of magic."
―Spencre L.R. McGowan, herbalist and author of Blotto Botany: A Lesson in Healing Cordials and Plant Magic
Herbs and Crystals DIY: Use Plant medicine and Crystal Energy to Heal the Mind and Body
Page Street Publishing, April 2017
Heal Your Mind and Body and Enhance Your Everyday Life
Ally Sands—master herbalist and founder of Aquarian Soul—shares her expertise on healing herbal properties, as well as how to effectively use over twenty different crystals, including amethyst, opal and rose quartz. When these powerhouses are used together, they form a potent combination to relax, energize and help you live a happier and healthier life. Every project—from a passion flower tincture, to a wild flower and crystals face steam, to building a crystal mandala—focuses on improving mental and physical wellness.
Whether you are looking to alleviate anxiety, practice mindfulness or enhance your beauty routine, Ally’s unique recipes and crafts will show you how best to harness the incredible power of herbs and crystals.
Praise For Herbs & Crystals DIY
“What makes this book so unique is the artful blending of the healing properties of both crystals and herbs and the simple step-by-step instructions on how to incorporate them into one’s daily life.”
―Rosemary Gladstar, herbalist and bestselling author
“Ally has been a pioneer in the modern trend of crystallized herbal skincare.”
―Yulia Van Doren, founder of Goldirocks and author of Crystals: The Modern Guide to Crystal Healing
“This book is chock-full of rituals to keep you grounded and seeing the magic and mystery of everyday life, from a woman with lots of experience.”
―Lauren Haynes, herbalist and owner of Wooden Spoon Herbs
"Herbalists concoct formulas on several levels. A good herbalist takes into account the properties of the plant, the constitution of the patient, and her own motivations in conjoining plant with person to promote healing. This book helps us develop ears to hear that which ranges beyond the ordinary. Take heed, and sing."
―Richo Cech, Owner of Strictly Medicinal Seeds and authorof Making Plant Medicine
"Ally has been working with the healing powers of crystals long before it was mainstream. She knows her stuff!"
―Leyna Allred, Owner of Urb Apothecary
"Herbs & Crystals DIY is the ultimate guide for the modern, D.I.Y. witch. Whether you're using the recipes to make your own green beauty products, cast spells, or just have a fun craft-ernoon with your friends, there are a million and one ways to use this beautiful and refreshing beauty book."
―Jade Taylor, Beauty Director at House of Intuition