Title: Sacred Anglo-Saxon Plants | Artist: Seona Anderson | Organisation: Plantlife | Country: Uk
Vote for this patch | Tags: Anglo-Saxon Medicinal herbs Lacnunga Woden Snake | Plants: ChamomileFennelHairy BittercressMugwort (wormwood) Nettle PlantainWild Thyme
The Anglo-Saxon had 9 sacred herbs which were mixed with apple and taken while reciting the following words three times. \'A snake came crawling, it bit a man. Then Woden took 9 glory-twigs. He smote the serpent so that it flew into 9 parts. There apple brought this pass against poison, so that she nevermore would enter her house.\' The patch is sewn onto nettle and wool fabric. There is some deba more...
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