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INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA
ANNOUNCEMENTS
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The eighth session of the General Assembly of States Parties to the 2003 Convention

With all appropriate sanitary measures due to the world-wide COVID-19 pandemic, 250 delegates representing more than 140 countries...

Flora

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The flora summarizes the beliefs about trees (forests, groves), shrubs and herbs.
Trees.
Brush as a protector against the evil eye.
Ideas about walnuts (ban on sleeping under walnuts, etc.).
The connection between the pine tree and divination.
Willow was a girl.
Imaginations about oak, willow, coniferous, plane tree, poplar trees.
Prohibition of cutting down sacred trees.
Conceptions of spirits living in trees.
Threatening trees that do not bear fruit with an ax on Holy Week Wednesday.
In case of infertility, tying a tree from a tree, hugging a tree trunk, applying tree sap, resin to the body.
Avoid lightning-fast trees.
Shrubs.
Brier, hawthorn as a soothing, healing, evil preserver.
The habit of tying pieces of clothing from thorny bushes ումները the idea of ​​getting relief.
Herbs.
Keeping thorny plants at home as a means of protection from the evil eye.
Prohibition of burning the straw plant.
The role of herbs in folk medicine (folk medicine (eg, a medicine for love or separation, a means of facilitating childbirth).
Beliefs about the ability of plants to speak.
The violet rose was an irreconcilable sister and brother, they became flowers cursed by their mother.

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