full color floriography books by S.Theresa Dietz
The Complete Language of Flowers is a comprehensive encyclopedia providing the meanings, powers, facts, and folklore for over 1,001 flower species. It is currently available as a paperback book as well as an ebook. It is also available as hardcover pocket-size edition for easy, on-the-go reference.
Along with a beautiful visual depiction, each entry provides the flower’s scientific and common names, characteristics, and historic meanings and powers from mythology, medieval legends, folklore, and flower poetry.
For centuries, symbolic flower meanings have fascinated readers, writers, poets, and suddenly smitten couples alike. Extremely popular during the Victorian era, these floriographies flourished and versed the public on the hidden meaning of popular flowers such as:
- Purple Tulip—Eternal love
- Amaryllis—Adventurousness; Enthusiasm; Passion
- Daisy—Beauty and innocence; Cheer; Childlike playfulness
- Sunflower—Ambition; Constancy; Devotion
The Complete Language of Herbs is a comprehensive encyclopedia providing the meanings, powers, facts, and folklore for over 500 herbs and spices. It is currently available as a hardcover book and ebook.
Along with a beautiful visual depiction, each entry provides the herb or spice’s scientific and common names, characteristics, and historic meanings and powersfrom mythology, medieval legends, folklore, and flower poetry.
Did you know that allspice can be added to herbal mixtures to attract money or luck? Or that sprinkling arrowroot at the doors of your home will keep guests’ negative energy from entering? Reaching the height of popularity during the Victorian era, floriographies—dictionaries of symbolic flower meanings—were an amusing pastime and art to subtly communicate unspoken emotions. To complement the success of TheComplete Language of Flowers, author S. Theresa Dietz has scoured historic sources and compiled an equally beautiful compendium in The Complete Language of Herbs, revealing the secrets and powers of hundreds of common and forgotten herbs and spices from around the world.
The Complete Language of Food is a comprehensive encyclopedia providing the meanings, powers, facts, and folklore for over 500 types of herbs and spices. It is currently available as a hardcover book as well as an ebook.
Awaken both your inner foodie and your inner yogi as you journey into the consciousness of everyday foods, from their origins in myth to modern interpretations today.
Have you ever considered the cultural origins and meanings of your favorite foods? The Complete Language of Food ties ingredients back to mythological and folklore roots for a unique and appetizing exploration of the foods we eat.
Presented alphabetically, each food entry includes:
- A beautiful illustration
- concise summary of the food’s mythology and folklore
- How the food is used in certain cultures and traditions
- Correlations to chakras, elements, and deities
With everyday ingredients like acai, bok choy, and cauliflower, you’re bound to learn more than you ever imagined about your household favorites as you discover the symbolic meanings, uses, and facts behind each. The knowledge gained will bring new meaning and intention to your mealtime.
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The Complete Language of Trees is a comprehensive encyclopedia providing the meanings, powers, facts, and folklore for over 400 types of trees. It is currently available a hardcover book as well as an ebook.
Along with a stunning visual depiction, each entry provides the tree’s scientific and common name, characteristics, historic and hidden properties from mythology, legends, and folklore.
Imagine developing a spiritual connection with a tree in a way that exceeds visual perception? Where learning its meaning and value simultaneously improves your own mental and physical wellness? Throughout history, floriographies—flower dictionaries—have gained notoriety for regulating human emotions; giving depth, symbolism, and meaning to extremely delicate aspects of nature. Following the success of The Complete Language of Herbs and its predecessor The Complete Language of Flowers, author S. Theresa Dietz continues this custom with The Complete Language of Trees.
Coupled with two indexes, one for searching by common tree nameand the other organized by meaning, Dietz cleverly connects quality time in nature with the overall improvement of mental health by developing a stunningly depicted dictionary for gardeners, environmentalists, and nature lovers alike.
Elegantly designed and beautifully illustrated, the Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia seriesoffers comprehensive, display-worthy references on a range of intriguing topics, including birthday astrology, dream interpretation, astrological self-care practices, techniques for harnessing the power of dreams, and the stories behind signs and symbols.