In the garden of Herbal Evil
The wounded man plants the bitter root of
Tormentil loves shadow places
Susanna of the Elders threatened with sexual blackmails by her accusers.
Tormentil rather lieth down upon the ground
Tormentil germinates the Myth that
Neolithic figurine in birthing position
"All witchcraft comes from carnal lust which in women is unsatiable"
Tormentil is used against the pestilence of lust
A barbaric custom became an erotic object for men
Tormentil is used to resist putrification
Impeded or enforced but taken away from her
Rape and sexual violence became a punishment for women's sexuality,
her sexual freedom, her promiscuity.
Tormentil stops spitting and pissing blood
In 1836 the body of Sarah Jewett, a prostitute, was discovered dead. She
had been struck on the head by a hatchet. It was a murder that gripped New
York City because of sex, money power, position and class. In spite of strong
circumstantial evidence: his cloak in the brothel and the hatchet in his
back yard, the jury freed Richard P. Robinson after 10 minutes of deliberation.
Murder stalks San Francisco Prostitutes
Kimberly Bragg lies in a coma, watched over by her parents. She
was beaten and left for dead.
Powder from dried tormentil roots purges venom from the heart.
Mary Powers accused Judge James L. Stevens of sexual harassment
saying he handed her an "over-ripe" penis-shaped zucchini and
fired her without cause.