The Application of Lunar Cycles in Daily Life
Johanna Paungger is one of ten children of a Tyrolean mountain farmer. She belongs to the select few in whose environment this wisdom has been kept alive for centuries, handed down from one generation to the next. Thomas Poppe, an experienced writer of non-fiction books, was born in Munich, Germany.
Part 1 The seven impulses of the moon: past and present; the new moon; the waxing moon; the full moon; the waning moon; the moon in the Zodiac; the ascending and descending moon; combined effects; special rhythms; the moment of contact; the lunar calendar; the Zodiacal table. Part 2 Healthy living in harmony with lunar cycles: reflections on health; a few important rules of health; for every ill a healing herb - a short herbal. Part 3 Lunar rhythms in the garden and the countryside: sowing and planting; combatting weeds and pests; cutting plants, hedges and trees; Virgo days - workdays; feeding plants; harvesting, storing and preserving; the signs of the Zodiac in garden and field. Part 4 Correct timing in farming and forestry: lunar cycles in farming; rules of forestry. Part 5 The moon as a helper in the home and everyday life: washing, polishing and cleaning; everything from airing to family outings; care of the body. Part 6 For the future.