Höfundar: Guðrún Bjarnadóttir, Jóhann Óli Hilmarsson

This book discusses a few species which have been used in Iceland through the ages as food, dye, for building and for medicinal purposes.

Various folk beliefs developed around some plants, as people had no understanding of the chemical properties of the plants and attributed their efficacy to superstition and magic.

This book describes the folk beliefs and stories associated with the plants.