Alan Chadwick a Gardener of Souls

Lecture by Alan Chadwick in New Market, Virginia, 1979


Lecture 11: The Classical Herb Garden, Part 4

An Introduction to Alan Chadwick's Lectures and a Glossary of Terms




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Contents of this Segment:

The role of the herb savory in the celebration of the ancient Saturnalia. Parsley revives the nerve system. The use of Angelica Archangelica, from the same family as parsley, but with opposite effects. Lovage. The herbs as man's restoration, but each contains both positive and negative aspects. Direct knowledge is distinct from empty words. Intellect and reason supplant intuition. Endless specialization leads away from knowledge of the whole. (13:19)



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