Author(s): Ofsoske-Wyber, Franchelle
A ground breaking book on the ancient ethnomedicine of Aotearoa, fully contestualised to meet 21st century healing requirements. This definitife ethnobotanical reference book restores the ancient teachings of indigenous medicine that are the basis of the sacred plant medicine of Aotearoa. It includes information on working with New Zealand native flower, fern, tree, seed and plant essences and is the key text that describes 84 sacred native essences of Aotearoa and their spiritual and psychological applications. These applications are the basis of a totally integrated and comprehensive natural non-intrusive holistic therapy that restores the traditional indigenous way of working with nature in Aotearoa. Internationally recognised as a shaman and modern day medicine woman, Franchelle Ofsoske-Wyber has appeared on a number of international television programmes and documentaries on New Zealand native flower essences, sacred plant medicine, divination, shamanism and natural healing. Considered a world authority on the sacred plant medicine of Aotearoa, Franchelle has pioneered the edvelopment of essences made from ancient species of native flowers, ferns, trees, seeds and plants from deep within the magical forests of New Zealand.