Daily Archives: 16/12/2015

The Christmas Rose

While searching for inspiration for this year’s Christmas themed post (previously we have covered mince pies for example) I stumbled across the Christmas Rose, otherwise known as Hellebor Niger. Israel Hiebner’s Mysterium Sigllorum, herbarum & lapidum informed readers that Black Hellebore was ‘commonly use[d] to blossom about Christmas‘ and was governed by Saturn. He claimed …

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