The devil's garden: Facts and folklore of perilous plants

The devil's garden: Facts and folklore of perilous plants
  • Hardcover
  • 172 pages
  • The devil's garden: Facts and folklore of perilous plants
  • Edward R. Ricciuti
  • English
  • 02 March 2018
  • 9780802705815

The devil's garden: Facts and folklore of perilous plants[Download] ➵ The devil's garden: Facts and folklore of perilous plants By Edward R. Ricciuti – Essayreview.co.uk Examining everything from mushrooms to marijuans, orchids to oleander, monkshood to mandrake, poppies ot poison ivy, Edard Ricciuti gives an absorbing account of the perverse fascination plants have h Examining everything from mushrooms to marijuans, orchids garden: Facts PDF ✓ to oleander, monkshood to mandrake, poppies ot poison ivy, Edard Ricciuti gives an absorbing account of the perverse fascination plants have held for man leading to such excesses as human sacrifice, torture murder The abuse of plant derived poisons is traced from its origins in primitive fertility rites to mass murders, jungle warfare today s drug culture Mr Ricciuti describes the poison for profit schools in medieval Italy poisoning by cup of royalty The devil's Kindle - in Elizabethan England, as well as offering compelling evidence to suggest that those claiming torture by witches during the Salem witch trials were suffering not from evil magic but from the ergot fungus, the plant source of LSD The Devil s Garden also provides practical information on the poisonous plants of everyday life, both houseplants those that are outdoor hazards to children adults Contents include Intro The Darker Side of Plants A Supernatural Botany Plants and Sex Death in House Garden devil's garden: Facts ePUB ↠ Peril in Forest Field Exotic Dangers, Here and There Plants, War and Murder The Natural Unnatural History of Dangerous Drugs index.


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10 thoughts on “The devil's garden: Facts and folklore of perilous plants

  1. says:

    Great addition to my collection Yes, some of the info is out of date and you can find so much on the internet nowbut there are days when I want to gather the botanical lore of plants that are deadly or dangerous from a dusty old book and not Wikipedia.

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