Collecting Sprigs of Yew

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Collecting Sprigs of Yew

Post by serendreamer » 11 Oct 2015, 20:29

Hi, not sure if this is the correct forum but can anyone advise me please if I need to use precautions in collecting sprigs of Yew for use in ritual - should I wrap the stem in tin foil or similar to prevent direct contact with skin or is there no need to do this?

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Re: Collecting Sprigs of Yew

Post by Sciethe » 11 Oct 2015, 20:52

Hi serendreamer,
yew is indeed toxic, but only if ingested. Cutting or holding twigs of it won't hurt you. :warm:
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