When the wisdom of
past generations ceases to exist,
so too, shall we.
Faery Medicine began as a series of educational exhibits designed to present cultural medicinal plant usage in a magical and entertaining way. The project soon grew to encompass cultural mythology as a point of departure and from there an entire world full of archetypes emerged.
The illustrator and writer behind Faery Medicine is Kristen Schwartz - also a children’s illustrator, botanical illustrator and in general, illustrator of all things natural...
When I illustrate and write for Faery Medicine, I am transported to a magical myth driven land where nature spirits abound. I am moved by the traditions, mythology, and healing customs of indigenous peoples around the world and from that - archetypes weave their lyrical alchemy. Walk through this land with me - an ancient wonder full of wisdom and surprises at every turn...
For more information about the beginnings of Faery Medicine, read The Legend.