In this guide to sacred plant initiations, medical herbalist and shamanic practitioner Carole Guyett explains how to commune with plants and their spirits through the traditional shamanic method of “plant dieting.” A plant diet involves ingesting a particular plant over a time period so you continuously receive the plant’s vibratory energy in addition to its medicinal actions. Adding a ceremonial element to plant dieting offers a sacred initiation by the plant world, allowing you to connect deeply with all aspects of a plant, receive its sacred teachings, and forge a relationship for guidance and healing, benefitting both yourself and others. Each and every of the eight ceremonial plant initiations detailed in the book used to be personally developed by the writer through extensive work with her ceremonial groups. They Each and every center on an easily recognized plant or tree such as primrose, dandelion, oak, and dog rose. These common plants have powerful teachings and healing guidance to share with those who communicate with and honor them. The initiations, for both individuals and groups, work with the Wheel of the Year, honoring Each and every plant’s sacred timing and connecting with some of the eight Celtic and Pre-Celtic Fire Festivals–the solstices, equinoxes, and the holy days of Beltane, Lughnasadh, Samhain, and Imbolc. Offering practical instructions so you’ll be able to develop your own sacred plant initiations, the writer also include access to 4 audio journeys to facilitate the initiations in the book. She also explains how to make plant elixirs to be used in plant diets and for healing. She shows how connecting with plants allows us to deepen our relationship with Nature, access higher levels of consciousness and non secular realms, and facilitate the full flowering of human potential.