Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Hibiscus Extracts Contain a Wide Range of Bioactive Compounds and Provide a Myriad of Potential Health Benefits, Metaphysical & Physical Guide to Our Stones {Part 1}, Metaphysical & Physical Guide to Our Stones {Part 2}, Metaphysical & Physical Guide to Our Stones {Part 3}, Metaphysical & Physical Guide to Our Stones {Part 4}, Metaphysical & Physical Guide to Our Stones {Part 5}, Metaphysical & Physical Guide to Our Stones {Part 6}, The Fundamentals of Growing Gorgeous Lavender. One of these was written by John Gerard,, a sixteenth-century English botanist. According to an old legend, Saint Leonard, a guardian of the woods, hurt himself badly and used the lily of the valley to cure himself. As a symbol of chastity, purity, modesty and happiness, lily of the valley has been a popular wedding flower since the Middle Ages. Gemstones for Thanksgiving – A few crystals to get you through the day, Deepening the Wheel of the Year and Wildcrafting Druidry, Nature Mandalas for Inner Work, Rituals, and Blessings, HSA Webinar: Hamlet’s Poison: The Mystery of Hebanon & Shakespeare’s Other Deadly Plants, The Illustrated Herbiary Collectible Box Set: Guidance and Rituals from 36 Bewitching Botanicals; Includes Hardcover Book, Deluxe Oracle Card Set, and Carrying Pouch (Wild Wisdom). It is considered the sign of Christ’s second coming and is often called ladder to heaven or Jacob’s tears. It's such a sad story by anyway. He appeared to Saint Leonard one day, in the form of a dragon, demanding that he leave the woods. Describe her support with the message of “hope” 6. Despite its reputed powers, all parts of the plant are considered somewhat poisonous. I bet you have an unconditional love for her. The lily of the valley is said to bring happiness again. It depicts her inner beauty and her honest attitude towards you. Often carried in bridal bouquets, lily of the valley is sometimes considered the “fifth thing” that a bride should carry {right after something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue}. The Dutch carry this a bit further and often plant the pips of lily of the valley in the first garden the couple owns. Lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis) is a fragrant flowering plant used in religious ceremonies, world celebrations, perfumes and in gardens. It would be perfectly describe your girlfriend’s kindness. Believe in it and be happy once more.