New-age philosophy reached fever pitch in time for the millennium, which is also when crystal-hawking stores were conjured up in every suburb. But any witch worth her salt knows it's not about the pentagram pendants or the feather-topped quartz necklaces -- it's about the herbs.
That's why they've been going to the Web of Life Natural Foods Market since way back in the last millennium. Need some goldenseed to fight a bacterial infection? Slippery elm bark for that cough? Feverfew to ease the migraine? There's no forest stocking it around here anymore; gotta go to the Web of Life, where 21st-century Macbeths are most likely to find the Weird Sisters.