further reading and links
Since I began in the 1980’s, I’ve visited many bookstores
– in person and online – doing my best to refrain from
spending all of my hard-earned dollars on the vast array
of fascinating books and ritual tools.
I shudder now when I think of all the books I had to give away
when I immigrated over here to the USA, but I managed to
keep the most precious ones.
I haven't included all my books, but the ones you see
below might be of interest!
Herbs and plants
symbols and sigils
oils and incense
You might find these links useful, but if you know of any you think
should be included, please let me know!
*Click on the images to link to the sites
Mountain Rose Herbs offers bulk herbs, spices and tools
for a great price - including Organic, Fair Trade, Kosher, Non-GMO, Wildharvested and Forest Grown products.
The Penn Herb Co is another go-to for quality Herbs, Spices
and Essential oils.
Also known as Isis Books, this is one of my favorite stores
for sourcing a variety of books, ritual tools and lots more.
For bulk herbs and spices as well as Essential Oils
and other supplies.
Herbs, Oils, raw ingredients and much more.
The Bulk Herb store also offer Herbal teas and accessories.
A wide range of Ritual supplies made in the U.S.,
including a "shop by symbol" menu.
For Books, Tarot decks and Ritual supplies -
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A wide range of ritual supplies, divination tools, Herbs, Oils
and a whole lot more at reasonable prices.
Interesting items that are hard to find elsewhere,
especially if you don't mind things like taxidermy!
My main source for gems and crystals.
They have great deals for bulk stones!
A great source for quality Essential oils, Absolutes, Co2 extracts,
books on aromatherapy and accessories.
This wonderful store is in Australia - but they ship overseas.
The first store that set me on the Pagan path!
Lots of great ritual supplies, books, herbs and much more!
Another Aussie store that ships worldwide!
Not only do they stock books from all walks of spiritual life,
they also have a great collection of music, DVD's and a
second-hand selection of books - as well as Tarot cards,
crystals and gems, incense and lots more.
If you want to learn about herbs from the ground up
- from earth to seed and harvest to product - then this course is for you!
After a lot of research, I chose to study at the Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine, due to their gorgeous modules, videos and extensive courses.
After 2.5 years, I've learned how to grow my own herbs and
how to prepare my own medicines. Once completed, you have access
to their lessons and videos - for life!
Operated by the ethereal Asia Suler, (who also features in the courses offered by the Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine) - One Willow Apothecaries
offers spiritual courses and retreats, as well as handmade elixirs and
seasonal medicine. Here's one of her videos to give you an idea:
Honorable Herbal Heroes
My favorite source for seeds, live roots and plants, run by Richo Cech and his family (formerly known as Horizon Herbs.) An extensive selection of common and rare plants and seeds, backed by the knowledge of a true herbal hero!
Operated by a wonderful teacher - Joe Hollis - Mountain Gardens has a focus on Chinese as well as Native Appalachian medicinal plants.
They offer an extensive array of seeds, plants, fresh and dried material.
Dina Falconi is a Master Herbalist who has produced a great book about
foraging for wild foods and has started a wonderful course.
Here's a sample of her lovely style: