Elemental Nature of Herbs

ELEMENTAL AND MAGICAL ASSOCIATIONS OF PLANTS The four elements (Earth, Air, Fire and Water) are the basic components of the universe. All that exists between Heaven and Earth or has the potential to exist is said composed of one or more of these energies. The most fundamental manifestations of the… Continue reading

The Four Elements

The early Greek philosophers sought a single fundamental principle to which all forms of matter could be reduced. Empedocles, in the 5th century B.C. recognised four primary elements, fire, earth, air and water. The thinkers of ancient Greece accepted his theory almost unanimously. The Pythagoreans adapted the theory of the… Continue reading