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Necromancy is the practice of contacting the dead in order to request their aid or counsel. The word Necromancy comes from the Greek words νεκρός necros "dead body" and μαντεία manteia "divination" though the ancient Greeks had their own word for it: ἡ νέκυια nekyia. The word necromancy was first coined by Origen Adamantius, a ...
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Myrrh is a resin obtained from one of several species of tree in the Commiphora genus including Commiphora myrrha, Commiphora molmol, and Commiphora gileadensis among others. The resin is gathered when it oozes from cuts in the bark of the tree and it hardens into a waxy substance that can be used as a fragrant oil ...
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Marsh mallow

Althea officinalis Names Mallards, Mauls, Schloss Teai, Cheeses, Mortification Koot, mallow, white mallow, common marsh-mallow, marshmallow, mortification root, sweet weed, wymote A perennial, this plant grows 3-4 feet high and the stem only puts out a few lateral branches. Leaves are palmate and lobed, 3-5 inches long and fuzzy, as ...
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Tagetes spp For information about Pot Marigold, see Calendula Marigolds are herbaceous plants, some perennial, some annual, of the Asteraceae family, the blooms made up of many tiny florets. They are native to North and South America but are popular garden plants throughout the world. Some of the more popular cultivated ...
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Margot Adler

Margot Adler was born on April 16, 1946 in Little Rock, Arkansas and died of cancer on June 28, 2014. She was a popular radio journalist who worked with National Public Radio since 1979, beginning as a freelance reporter and eventually becoming their New York correspondent. She contributed often to the shows Morning Edition and All ...
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Malachite is copper carbonate hydroxide, a very common form of opaque copper carbonate with distinctive swirls of lighter and darker green and black. It is found in Russia, the Middle East, Romania, and Zambia. The name Malachite comes from the Greek meaning mahle "green mallow plant" or possibly from the Greek word malakos meaning "soft" alluding ...
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