Your Personal Herb Journal
journal will become one of your most prized reference books, provided
you record accurate and detailed information in it.
Use a note
book or hard covered journal for your herb work. Make it yours.
Personalize it in any manner you choose. Take a moment, use your psyche
and enhance it in a way that enhances its value to you. Decorate it,
glue or decoupage pictures and images to it, flower petals, leaves,
crushed herbs or any other thing that makes the book more special for
book into sections including herbs, fruits, trees, spices, etc. Whatever
divisions work for you. Alphabetical listings are a good idea if you
intend to go further and study many herbs. All herbs have planetary
astrological associations, a base elemental (earth, air, fire, water)
and a gender. These should be recorded in your journal along with all
other information on the herbs that you gather and find useful.
you do any type of herb work or magic, record what you did, how it made
you feel, the intent and your thoughts on it.
Always leave space to later record an outcome to your work.
Most important in any journal work is to ensure that your book is
comforting and reflects you. Your interaction with your journal will
© 2002 - J. Thompson