INTRODUCTION 4 THE ORACLE 11 Agrimony 12 Betony 15 Borage 18 Bramble 21 Burdock 24 Celtic Bean 27 Chamomile 30 Clover 33 Comfrey 36 Cuckoo Pint 39 Fern 42 Fir Club Moss 45 Flax 48 Garlic 51 Heather 54 Ivy 57 Juniper 60 Lady's Mantle 63 Madder 66 Mandrake 69 Meadowsweet 72 Mint 75 Mistletoe 78 Mugwort 81 Nettle 84 Plantain 87 Poppy 90 Primrose 93 Puffball 96 Vervain 99 Wheat 102 Woad 105 Yarrow 108 The Banes 111 The Guardians 114 The Restorers 117 HOW TO USE THE CARDS 120 THE SPREAD 127 The British's Cross Spread 127 The Pentagram Spread 128 The Awen Spread 130 The Airmid's Cloak Spread 132 The Ceridwen's Cauldron Spread 134 INTERPRETING THE CARDS 136 Sample Reading 137 Index of Cards 140 Further Reading 142 Resources 142 The Creators of The Druid Plant Oracle 143 A Note from the Artist 144 Acknowledgements 144
Philip Carr-Gomm is Chief of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids. Philip is the author of a number of works on Druidry, and since the publication of his first book in 1991 he has been in demand worldwide for radio, television and newspaper interviews. Stephanie Carr-Gomm studied at Bath Academy of Art before travelling extensively. After returning to the UK she trained as a scenic artist at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and has since worked as a freelance artist for many theatre, opera and ballet companies. Stephanie administers the training programme of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids. Will Worthington is a Grove leader of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids who has worked as an illustrator for the last 30 years. His interest in the ancient past and in Arthurian and Celtic mythology is reflected in his painting and drawing.